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Address: Picton, New Zealand
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US$71.36*
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Queen Charlotte Sound Mail Boat Cruise
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Motuara Island Bird Sanctuary and Ship Cove Cruise from Picton
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InterIslander Ferry - Picton to Wellington

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Kaipupu Point Sounds Wildlife Sanctuary

We went to Cougar Lines and booked a visit to Kaipupu Point and went over at 11:30am and got picked up at 2:00pm. We had a very pleasant walk around the track which was made four... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Te Anau, New Zealand
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Te Anau, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to Cougar Lines and booked a visit to Kaipupu Point and went over at 11:30am and got picked up at 2:00pm. We had a very pleasant walk around the track which was made four years ago. There are lookout points along the way and you are followed by birdsong from bellbirds and tuis. It is a good example... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had 3 nights in Picton at Sounds Vista B+B Great accommodation , good walks, excellent access to the Marlborough vineyards and a wonderful vegetarian meal ( the "stack") at Sea Breeze restaurant We also made a day trip to Wellington to Te Papa museum Well worth stopping here

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Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful waters with some good swimming beaches. Moderate weather while we were there made for a very enjoyable time.

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Falkirk District, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful sheltered coastal inlet. Get out on one of the boat trips on offer to see at close hand and enjoy the wildlife

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having visited a museum and had a nice hot shower in a local backpackers, I was lucky to have time for a coffee close to the water. There was very few people here and at times had the whole place to myself. Great spot for a picnic and pictures.

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Northern Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled up the sound on the ferry to Wellington and it was much prettier than expected and we enjoyed the journey up the sound. It did not seem as long because it was so scenic.

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texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having traveled on the ferry from Wellington we were pleasantly surprised at the beauty of this little village. There is a wide variety of restaurants and a beautiful waterfront. The village is not very big so you can explore the whole area for under an hour. We enjoyed watching the families enjoy the park and water.

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Hunter Valley, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Stayed overnight to catch the ferry to Wellington. A beautiful and tranquil part of the world. Stunning natural beauty with low density accommodation to complement the natural beauty. Great little shopping centre with a large supermarket and lots of eateries to pick from.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We had the most awesome day in Picton. We hired a car from Hertz and drove to Blenheim which is only 30mins away. We called into a fantastic winery Wither Hills. We bought 4 bottles of lovely wine to drink on board. You are charged a corkage fee but it is worth it. We then drove to Omaka Aviation Heritage... More 

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cairns
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Another beautiful sound! we drove and then cruised and the view is out of this world. Lots of walking tracks to lookouts MUSTDO!!

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