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Picton Sound, Picton
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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. Put Picton Sound on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Picton itinerary maker.
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  • We visited the Picton area while on a cruise and so docked at the container pier, and had to get a shuttle into town. The town is small, but very pleasant with a lovely waterfront. There was a craft m...  more »
  • Quiet and good for relax, the Mall is small but very nice, good hosting sites and restaurants with delicious seafood. A cute little Beach right in the Center.
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  • We arrived very early for our ferry, so took the opportunity to walk all aroud the harbour for an hour or two, and explored the main street with its plethora of book shops and cafes. The marina is bea...  more »