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Queen Charlotte Track

Marlborough Sounds, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3-573 5432
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US$ 58.12*
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Self-Guided Queen Charlotte Track Walk from Picton
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US$ 112.04*
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Full Day Queen Charlotte Kayak and Walking Tour from Picton
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“punga cove” (70 reviews)
“great walk” (47 reviews)
“ship cove” (63 reviews)
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Marlborough Sounds, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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+64 3-573 5432
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1 - 10 of 614 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked the QCT over 4 days with my daughter, and I absolutely loved it. We live in Auckland and flew to Blenheim on the 6.45am flight. Pre-booked taxi with Executive Shuttle. Alan, the owner and driver, was very friendly. $80. Got to Picton at...More

2  Thank NigelTLC
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've done quite a few walks in nz and this is my fave. I think it even trumps Milford but sure others will disagree. Spectacular views, not too busy and great facilities on the route. Not many tracks where u can stay in nice lodges...More

Thank L0ttstar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous views and a great place to visit f on Picton. Stunning sights over coastline and pretty town harbour and nearby bays.

Thank Leighites
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are ever tempted to hike in New Zealand you need to put this on your must do list. The scenery changes around every bend in the track. The people you meet are interesting and the accommodation available is hard to beat for a...More

Thank CFF01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is such a beautiful place with magnificent views of the Sound at every turn. I would say it was moderate in difficulty but then I was celebrating my 75th. I travelled solo and unguided and the company Natural Encounters organised all my accommodation and...More

Thank Joy W
QCTInc, Administrator at Queen Charlotte Track, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. Well done on completing the track and we are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the views and the service from Natural Encounters.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ferry ride out was almost as stunning as sitting in some of the little coves along the route. A well sign posted route takes you along, up and over the mountains. We were dropped off in Ship’s Cove and walked round to our first stop...More

Thank Helie1992
QCTInc, Administrator at Queen Charlotte Track, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review, it's wonderful to hear you enjoyed the walk and scenery. We really hope you can return again and spend more time on the Queen Charlotte Track. :)

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

The landscape and the views are just amazing!! It's not so hard in a technical level and he's also kind of comfortable if you're booked on avance your trip accommodations...it's like a meets between the hiking and the conform !! It is definitely one of...More

Thank yoha84
QCTInc, Administrator at Queen Charlotte Track, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. We are very pleased you enjoyed the Queen Charlotte Track and the views.

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Want to do something different on an upcoming vacation to NZ? are you up to the challenge of a 71k hike,over tough but stunningly beautiful terrain.If the answer is Yes to both,then this a wonderful 4 (3 if you're really ambitious) experience.Its not for the...More

1  Thank Dave A
QCTInc, Administrator at Queen Charlotte Track, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time on the Queen Charlotte Track. :)

Reviewed 3 October 2017

This walk is an amazing experience, with some of the best views and scenery i have experienced. Make sure you do the walk where they transfer your bags each day and you get tonstay in some wonderful accommodation with fabulous meals. Nothing beats cominf off...More

Thank Bernadette S
QCTInc, Administrator at Queen Charlotte Track, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

So pleased you enjoyed your walk, thank you very much for your review. :)

Reviewed 7 September 2017

This walk has everything! History - Captain Cook spent ages in this region and his 250 year anniversary is coming up soon! Beautiful scenery - deserves to be included in the "great walks" of New Zealand. Climate - sunshine every day! Variation - lovely lodges...More

Thank AIP751
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blooddonor28
2 October 2017|
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Response from QCTInc | Property representative |
Hi there, yes, you can camp on their own tent but only in DOC campsites, privately owned premises that allow tents and any other campsites that are marked on the printable maps, available on our website qct We hope you enjoy... More
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Dawnandgregwaverley
14 August 2017|
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Response from QCTInc | Property representative |
Hello Dawn, it's great to hear you are considering walking or biking the Queen Charlotte Track. One of the unique aspects of the track is that you can have your luggage transferred to your accommodation each day, allowing... More
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