Picton Sound, Picton

4.7
#3 of 7 in Nature in Marlborough Region
Visit a place of notable natural beauty at Picton Sound, a small town known for its water activities and scenery. Head here to enjoy secluded beaches nestled between the blue sea and the green mountains. The calm water is perfect for sailing, kayaking, and ferry rides, or just walk around the bay while stopping for coffee and snacks along the shore. For more shopping and dining, head into the town center. Climb to one of the nearby hilltops for beautiful photo ops, too. Plan my Picton trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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  • On the ferry ride from Wellington we arrived in Picton through the Sound in a beautiful journey. Surrounded by mountains, with many trees, until you get to the port very proper, is a beautiful landscape.
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  • A modern playground with a waterpark. Clean modern toilets, manicured lawns , walkway bridges over the marina where stingrays can be spotted. Just gorgeous.  more »
  • Our visit to Picton was only for one day whilst our cruise ship was docked there. As we disembarked we were warmly greeted by a very friendly group of local volunteers who gave us a little souvenirs w...  more »
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