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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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  • Bring the most beautiful there from hill top, which you can hike Inca 45 minutes. Various other short tracks start right behind the port - not ferry.
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  • Always just passed through picton but decided to stay this time. Lovely setting, great walks from picton. Nice promenade and things to keep children happy. Lots of tours go from marina. Plenty to do. ...  more »
  • Picton is in a perfect location being surrounded by the incredible landscape of the Marlborough Sounds. Picton is incredibly picturesque and when the weather was good we often sat along the promenade ...  more »