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Address: Picton, New Zealand
Phone Number: 035738994
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Beautiful Place near the sea!

This a great place for travellers and locals alike. The waterfront offers a walk around to the ferry terminal there are cafes close by and places for the kids to play.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Brenda S
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This a great place for travellers and locals alike. The waterfront offers a walk around to the ferry terminal there are cafes close by and places for the kids to play.

Thank Brenda S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Travelled on a Beachcomber Boat from Picton Marina to Camp Bay and return from Ship Cove. Awesome weather and nice calm day too. Heaps of wildlife out today, seals, dolphins and birds. On the return journey the boat spent about 10 mins cruising around with a pod of about 20 dolphins joining us. As usual with the South Island harbours... More 

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing place where you can take a boat ride and see first hand the isolation of some properties and people just like it was 100 years ago. Or you can take on one of the many walking trails around Picton and loose yourself in the flora and fauna on offer within the bushland / forests. Picton is... More 

Thank Luke S
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Picton sound is a wonder of nature. One can imagine that this is toward the end of God's creation when (s)he had got the hang of it. It is a stunning place. So beautiful it is hard to put into words. Picton is lovely town too - which is unusual for a ferry town (in my experience). If you are... More 

Thank heracles2015
Blenheim, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

I recently took a visitor from Auckland (her first experience in the south island) and she was absolutely taken with the verdant bush surrounding the delightful little seaside town of Picton. It is definately worth a few hours spent wandering the streets, stopping in tiny shops or at the delicious cafes that line the water front.

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I just spent a week in Picton.The views from every where you go are so amazing.Even when walking round the water front,I came across a couple of seals sunbathing and playing by the waters edge.Nature at its best.

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Appin Park
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Lovely and clean , great place has some walks around bay also has a nice little market around harbour not sure what day think it was Wednesday also has some nice eating spots

Thank Rob N
Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Unforgettable scenery with a very good guide to give some history to what you are seeing We went on the mail run and found it very good value with a very knowledgeable commentary

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Located at the head of main street this is a very pleasant, welcoming park and beach. Beautiful flower planting, good seating, a marked swimming area and rest rooms. The entire harbor can be seen from the park including the Cook Sound ferry terminals, and the local marinas. Recommend for as much time as you want to relax and enjoy. Hope... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

First time here and I wanted to try the famous fish and chips. I was side tracked by this city's beauty. Lovely green gardens and flowers on the waterfront. Picton town overlooks the Picton Sound and Yacht Club. I was there on a Wednesday on 6th April, city is surrounded by mountains and magnificent views. The Main Street is filled... More 

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