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Situated at the Northern tip of the South Island, at the head of the Queen Charlotte Sound, Picton is a small seaport offering a relaxed setting with beautiful beaches, easy bush walks and an outstanding climate. It is the first landfall for those who travel by ferry from Wellington.
Picton, New Zealand

Major Attractions

The Marlborough and Queen Charlotte Sounds, tramping and walking - Queen Charlotte Track, water sports, scenic flights, boat cruises, fishing, mountain biking

Accommodation Guide

Picton has a wide range of accommodation, bed & breakfast, motels,

Activity Guide

Picton offers so much for all to do.

Shopping Guide

Picton is the ideal place to stocking up before traveling on.

Wine & Food Guide

Check out the cafes, restaurants, and bars that Picton has to offer.

Transport Guide

There are many options to get to Picton and to get around while you are visiting.

Tourism Services

Experienced assistance available to help you with the many choices available.

Key Facts

Population: 4,000


Points of Interest Nearby

Blenheim - the main town of Marlborough and a central base for vineyard visits.

Marlborough Sounds - the Queen Charlotte, Kenepuru, and Pelorus Sounds.

Queen Charlotte Track - walking track through the Queen Charlotte Sounds.

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