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Queen Charlotte Walk, Picton, New Zealand
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This road along the coast offers spectacular views of the Marlborough sounds and the waters. Take your time and stop at the various places along the road. Small walks down to the water and small beaches. Great way to explore the coast and nature.

Thank RuurdvanElburg
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

If you want any kind of luxury don’t book on the Affinity boat. We received paperwork describing the conditions but they were completely different to what we imagined. We had boiled cabbage or some other over cooked vegetable with our meat every night and no...More

Thank Julia C
Reviewed 19 June 2018

What a place to be! So serene and unspoilt, it is almost unbelievable. With the nearby wineries it makes a great experience. Loved it.

Thank Eric F
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We had an amazing time yesterday, our skipper Julian was awesome , full of information, facts and fun. We saw dolphins 🐬 seals and local wildlife. We stopped off and walked around and took turns at delivering the mail. Highly recommended to all 😊

Thank stephluca34
Reviewed 25 May 2018

I did this 5 day walk and don't know why it is not more heavily advertised. Beachcombers will port your luggage to each campsite for free when you purchase a ferry ticket to Ship's Cove. So easy, so beautiful!

Thank Nichole S
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We had lovely views coming into Picton in the early morning. We had heavy rain later but would try a boat trip on a better day.

Thank Kittie01
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

I dont want to leave. This place is beautiful. The blue waters, the marine life, the tiny little villages isolated from the world and only accessible by boat. I love it!!

Thank CoffeeCritical
Reviewed 27 April 2018

The Queen Charlotte Sound is a spectacular entrance to the seaside town of Picton. We experienced this recently on the Celebrity Solstice cruise ship which was in Picton for a day. In and out of the Sound were spectacular views from all angles and the...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We were just in and out in a day on a cruise stop but what a gorgeous place is Picton and Queen Charlotte Sound. The scenery is gorgeous and the people are really friendly. Our time was too short as we also did a trip...More

Thank ziggieAdelaide
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Picton is a lovely place. We went on a boat trip round the Sounds, it is very beautiful. Saw some seals playing which was very cool:

Thank BecsGNZ
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Response from louisa1956 | Reviewed this property |
We did the walk after unseasonable wet weather and it was quite slippy in places (clay) it is very up and down but we thoroughly enjoyed it and if you walk a lot you will be fine and can take it at your own pace. We are... More
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Response from lagomaggiore2013 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the awful Brydon Accomodations in Blenheim, which I can't recommend! There were some nice wineries in the area, if I was returning I would look at one of those.