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Marlborough Sounds, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been to the south island before but never took in the Charlotte Track. Now wish we had budgeted at least another day to spend there. Breathtaking views and then a drive with many many stops.

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Fantastic views. We just kept walking looking at the views and before we realized, we had covered 15 kilometers.

Thank Abhilasha V
Reviewed 30 May 2018

This is a lovely multi day walk with a choice of accommodation ranging from your own tent to luxurious hotels. You can even have your pack ferried from accommodation to accommodation so you only carry a day pack - utter bliss. Enjoy a cold beer...More

1  Thank adwadw
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

This hike has beautiful view points all along the track and ends at a trail point with a toilet. IMO, the viewpoint at the end of the trail isnt AS amazing as the viewpoints along the trail, but that’s mostly due to the treetops being...More

Thank azsmile15
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Rode from Torea to Punga cove and was a great ride. 25 km with some tough sharp sections but overall a decent day out. great views

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 29 April 2018

If you only do one walk near Wellington, pick this one. It’s not too taxing, is in superb condition and has amazing views from the ridge line. We booked through Wilderness Walks who were excellent and they booked all of the passes, water taxis that...More

2  Thank Hungry_Weka
Reviewed 23 April 2018

All done for you if you wish or just go walk and stay in the local hotel or backpackers which are available at locations along the track

Thank kateryall53
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

This was by far the constantly prettiest track I have ever been on. We chose to carry only small day packs as our luggage transfers were included in the price of the water taxi (delivered to each nightly stopover) and so it was a very...More

1  Thank Julie W
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We took a water cab to Ship Cove and hiked the way back to Furneaux Lodge, roughly 13,5 km. There we were being picked up again. Of course this is only a part of the whole track. The part we did was rather easy, some...More

1  Thank kinleyx
Reviewed 17 April 2018

When I joined the NZ army in 1970 had had completed my initial training, a group of us army bod's were sent to Anakiwa to assist in developing and improving the QC track between Anakiwa and Mistletoe Bay. Even back then, I was impressed with...More

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Mei C
30 June 2018|
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Response from QCTInc | Property representative |
Hi Mei C, Thanks for your inquiry. All parts of the QCT offer wonderful views along the way. You choice of which part of the track will be dependent on time and effort. Between Camp Bay and Torea Saddle are amazing... More
28 January 2018|
Response from Charlotte12358 | Reviewed this property |
There are a couple of places in Portage , but very expensive
2 October 2017|
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Response from Twochilledoutkiwis |
Of course ,there are plenty of spots to camp overnight as well as the odd backpacker style guesthouse accomodation