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Picton Sound

Picton, New Zealand
+64 3-573 8994
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US$ 74.34*
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Queen Charlotte Sound Mail Boat Cruise
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US$ 48.81*
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InterIslander Ferry - Picton to Wellington
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Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary and Ship Cove Cruise from Picton
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“south island” (16 reviews)
“lovely town” (3 reviews)
“ferry port” (2 reviews)
Picton, New Zealand
+64 3-573 8994
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sit by the foreshore or stroll around the bay and take in the views of the sounds take a look at the many boat trips on offer or visit the museum or movie theatre. Grab a bite to eat or a drink and enjoy it...More

Thank PatMacnz64
Reviewed 10 August 2017

As so many others have said, Picton Sound is incredibly scenic. If you're in the area, it's a great place to visit. The view is wonderful. There's a park where you can walk or just hang out. Dining is plentiful in the area. My wife...More

Thank Sandro M
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Came to the town by cruise ship and was dropped off in the town by bus. Walked here and was taken back by the amazing views over the bay. Very pretty and so beautiful. You must walk around to get the views from every angle...More

Thank smart5
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Arrived early at Picton terminal, don't know why I do that as I'm a nautical miles member... Join nautical miles $25 best money your spend even if your crossing once. First on ship which means first off. Plus discounts for plus club. Plus club is...More

Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 24 June 2017

They are not many ferry terminal areas that are so very pretty. Lovely views of the sound and pretty quayside walks.

Thank RosieFifeGirl
Reviewed 25 May 2017

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 13 May 2017

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 9 May 2017

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 12 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
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