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Picton Sound

Picton, New Zealand
+64 3-573 8994
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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“south island” (16 reviews)
“lovely town” (3 reviews)
“ferry port” (2 reviews)
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Picton, New Zealand
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+64 3-573 8994
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1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

I got into Picton late at night. Could not see anything. Upon waking.... this place and the sound are gorgeous!! I took the ferry to Wellington through Picton Sound and was on sensory overload!!!!! Beautiful!!!!!!

Thank gary c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We fell in love with Picton. It is small but has a bit of everything, not least incredible views and scenery. Do stay for a few days - there is more to it than a ferry port!

Thank Salcheltenham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in Picton head out into the Sounds on foot via the Snout Track walk. Can be accessed from town but we parked up the hill - follow signs for Victoria Domain. The views are stunning and the walk is an excellent 2hr+ hike along...More

Thank NatashaRachael
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Lucky enough to visit this place on a beautiful sunny day, we cruised in through the heads and docked at the container port, with a short bus trip to Picton, loved every minute of this visit, so much to do and see was a shame...More

Thank MartinKerrForbes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Great village to spend a day or two in. Marina, coastal walks, dolphin and whale viewing, specialty shops, restaurants and bars.

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We went to Cougar Lines and booked a visit to Kaipupu Point and went over at 11:30am and got picked up at 2:00pm. We had a very pleasant walk around the track which was made four years ago. There are lookout points along the way...More

Thank jeanette174
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Had 3 nights in Picton at Sounds Vista B+B Great accommodation , good walks, excellent access to the Marlborough vineyards and a wonderful vegetarian meal ( the "stack") at Sea Breeze restaurant We also made a day trip to Wellington to Te Papa museum Well...More

Thank smw45
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Beautiful waters with some good swimming beaches. Moderate weather while we were there made for a very enjoyable time.

Thank ikiser
Reviewed 15 March 2017

A beautiful sheltered coastal inlet. Get out on one of the boat trips on offer to see at close hand and enjoy the wildlife

Thank susan m
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Having visited a museum and had a nice hot shower in a local backpackers, I was lucky to have time for a coffee close to the water. There was very few people here and at times had the whole place to myself. Great spot for...More

Thank Simon L
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Suzanne W
Hi I am cruising into Picton on 2 March (dock 12 midday) with my 90 year old mother who is quite able. I am looking for a driving tour to a couple of wineries and scenery just a few hours. Any suggestions please? suzanne Winser
20 February 2016|
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Response from bob b | Reviewed this property |
Bubbly Grape Wine Tours
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