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Address: Picton, New Zealand
Phone Number: 035738994
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5-Day New Zealand North and South Island Highlights Trip

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Great family destination

Delightful small town with a gorgeous harbour and plenty to do. Stayed at Top 10 holiday park which caters for everyone - lovely cabins. Also did the Postal boat trip which was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
palmy62
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Canterbury Region, New Zealand
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Canterbury Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Delightful small town with a gorgeous harbour and plenty to do. Stayed at Top 10 holiday park which caters for everyone - lovely cabins. Also did the Postal boat trip which was awesome.

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you don't have time to get on a boat and do the Queen charlotte track and the Marlborough Sound, that's a nice second option (or if you have enough time, do both!). It's free, accessible from Picton by foot and you get nice views of the water and the town. The walk is easy ans you can even se... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Thank Brenda S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

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 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

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 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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

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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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