Queen Charlotte Sound

Queen Charlotte Sound, Picton: Address, Phone Number, Queen Charlotte Sound Reviews: 4.5/5

Queen Charlotte Sound
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Ezra710
Christchurch, New Zealand1,363 contributions
Always beautiful
May 2021 • Couples
Fantastic views of beautiful bays and bush covered mountains. Something new around every corner. Great to explore by foot, ferry, bike, water, road, path, air, boat, coast, mountain... Just do it!
Written 28 May 2021
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Resort829690
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK21 contributions
Tramping
Apr 2021 • Couples
Great tramp
Beautiful scenery
Comfortable lodges
Carry only a day pack
Organised by Adventure Tours Picton
Track can easily done independently-no guide required
Lodges along route comfortable with restaurants providing great food
Written 7 April 2021
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Karen P
Gisborne, New Zealand7 contributions
Well maintained scenic track
Apr 2021
The hills may get bigger by day but so do the views. We are in the 60 plus group and are casual walkers but we managed this track just fine. From day 3-4 at every corner, we were wowed by the views. Well worth walking. We recommend you do it, especially while the track is relatively quiet.
Written 5 April 2021
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Naina-Damani
London, UK1,032 contributions
WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE AND TRANQUIL SCENERY.
Mar 2020
Absolutely stunning scenery and tranquil surrounded by undisturbed native forest. It is a wine country and perfect for photography.
Written 14 February 2021
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Alvin
Palmerston North, New Zealand46 contributions
Another Wow place
Oct 2020
This is one very peaceful sound with its myriad bays. What a fantastic place, one could live out here away from others. But the cost would be huge and it would be worth it. Wake up in the mornings and listen to the birds singing. Yes another Wow place for visiting.
Written 6 November 2020
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Judy W
Auckland19 contributions
Worth every step
Oct 2020
Absolutely stunning scenery from start to finish. As a group of 60 year olds, we were challenged but made it through from ships cove to portage over 3 days. Do it again in a heartbeat.
Written 8 October 2020
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Bec
Birmingham, UK339 contributions
A beautiful drive
Jun 2020 • Couples
It was a stunning drive, with plenty of places to stop and take photos of the Sound. There are benches at certain locations to take a break and soak up the views even more.
There are passing places, so you can not feel pressured to drive too quickly also.
If you’re driving towards Nelson, I would highly recommend this route rather than taking the highway all the way there!
Written 8 June 2020
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John Kemna
Cromwell, New Zealand496 contributions
Road trip to Portage bay
Mar 2020 • Couples
Took our big road bike in as far as Portage Bay. If you like lots...and I mean lots of turns and speed not much over 40kph then this road is a must. Drive safe.
Written 17 March 2020
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Robert D
Caloundra, Australia77 contributions
Picture perfect
Feb 2020
WOW, that's how to describe this area of the South Island, it is easy to get around to get to vantage points for photos, but take care on the roads, they are narrow in some parts but hey we were on holiday and not in a rush, but slow down and help the locals
Written 6 March 2020
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Helenjen
Brisbane, Australia676 contributions
Just stunning!
Feb 2020
Having visited this part of the world 15 years ago, we decided to revisit the area....wow just as stunning as we remember. Everywhere you look nature's beauty at it's best. Highly recommend you do the drive from Picton to Havelock and then down to Blenheim via the scenic route and stop off for walks and photo opportunities along the way...well worth it :))
Written 5 March 2020
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