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Reviewed 1 week ago

So much to explore. Don't just use it as a terminal and rush through. Walk the paths, ride the bike trails, explore the roads and stop often to see the sights.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MortimerEG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited from Blenheim and spent many hours exploring the wharf area and walking the coat hanger bridge then took in the view from the start of the Queen Charlotte track with amazing views over the bay. Surely this is one of the most picturesque...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank beheaded c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked from the middle of town around the point to Bobs Bay, Queen Charlotte Lookout then onto the Snout. The round trip took about 3 hours including having a bite to eat (you need to take a drink and a snack/lunch) for about 10...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank patriciawY4611AF
Reviewed 16 September 2019

Other than strolling there are lots of restaurants, cafes, hiking paths and cruises you can take. No matter what you can be active or just lounge aroud and have a wonderful day.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank bobboze
Reviewed 28 August 2019

We drove from Nelson to Picton, which was very enjoyable, and such a pleasure to arrive at the lookout seeing across the sound/town. Plenty to see and do in this town, which is quite busy with the ferries, boating, fishing, walks, tours, Edwin Fox etc....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jaffa001
Reviewed 11 August 2019

Picton is adorable, small town. The Picton Sound is beautiful, just picturesque, and the Picton waterfront is the place I want to return. Gorgeous!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anna R
Reviewed 6 August 2019

A great destination 4hrs from Christchurch , 2hrs from Nelson .This is where you get the Ferry from the South Island to the North Island ( Wellington ) There is lots to do, walks , boating , swimming , tours out to the other islands...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Noeline M
Reviewed 4 May 2019

Spent a night here, found it to be peaceful, restful. Locals very friendly. Not many shops, but enough for our needs, and had a nice meal in the Barn, Green lip muscles, yummy!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank susan m
Reviewed 2 April 2019

As you stand by the war memorial and look into the sound you realise what a beautiful place this is. Returning to harbour this is confirmed.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Graham B
Reviewed 30 March 2019

Just popped across the ditch from Wellington for a weekend away. The weather made this an awesome trip and so did Beachcomber’s tour, the team there were really helpful and friendly. Our cruise around the sounds was totally awesome, thanks to you all for being...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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