Picton Sound

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Picton Sound
4.5
Marinas • Bodies of Water • Piers & Boardwalks
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Naina-Damani
London, UK1,032 contributions
ASTONISHING EXPERIENCE.
Mar 2020
It is a gateway to the Islands and Inlets of the Marlborough Sounds which is a collection of ancient sunken river valleys.
Written 14 February 2021
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Alvin
Palmerston North, New Zealand46 contributions
A Wow place
Oct 2020
What a beautiful and peaceful place. We spent time just sitting at the port watching the ferries come and go. Plenty of photo opportunities. This is one of those Wow places. We loved this place and we will go back one day.
Written 6 November 2020
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Irish_Kiwi77
Wellington, New Zealand1,209 contributions
Some nice sights
Sep 2020 • Solo
Picton has a nice harbour area to walk around and it is definitely worth it to make your way up to the lookout areas in order to get a great view of the area (and watch the ferries arrive)
Written 19 September 2020
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Kathy
573 contributions
Picturesque View
Feb 2020
When approaching the town of Picton from Queen Charlotte Drive, the elevated view of the harbor is stunning. Equally stunning is the view of the harbor from London Quay in the city center. Visitors can pass through the archway of an impressive war memorial and down the steps, to a red brick walkway which leads directly to the wharf and Foreshore Beach, with the beautiful blue waters of the Sound beyond.
Written 3 May 2020
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Robert D
Caloundra, Australia77 contributions
Yet another great spot for photos
Feb 2020
This area has plenty of spots to take great photos, the views are spectacular. Picton because of the inter Island Ferry does get busy when the ferry arrives, however, this soon disappears and you get sucked back into the views and the slower pace
Written 6 March 2020
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WayneAP
City of Greater Geelong, Australia3,578 contributions
Amazing scenery
Feb 2020 • Couples
Picton Sound, a picturesque backdrop with a stunning landscape and a vibrant marina that also happens to be the main link between the South and North Islands.
The majestic manoeuvring of the large commercial ferries is amazing to watch from the observation lookout from above.
Written 29 February 2020
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pmmiller780
6 contributions
Queen Charlotte Drive - road trip
Feb 2020
A most beautiful drive of about 30kms from Picton to Havelock, via beautiful small bays and township/villages. Many great photo opportunities of the scenery. A good but winding road all the way.
Written 28 February 2020
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Nanette132
Brisbane, Australia202 contributions
Very pretty town
Feb 2020
Coming by cruise ship we had a complimentary bus from the Waitahi Wharf to the town center. They had good free Wi-Fi at the Information Center and very clean toilets. Several volunteers met us with maps and plenty of information on the local area. They have a lovely park with mini golf and a large playground with water features for the children. On the day we arrived children were performing Irish dancing on a small outdoor stage in the park. It was busy being a weekend, lots of dining venues in this pretty town. It's known for beautiful beaches and bush walks, they have a train and a Hop On Hop Off Bus for tourists as well. Tours to the famous wine region were popular with passengers from the ship.
Written 25 February 2020
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MadCookKath
Sydney, Australia183 contributions
Pretty town
Jan 2020 • Business
If ever you get the chance to visit Picton in New Zealand it's worth the trip touch catch the train from there to Christchurch. Have a great brunch in Picton, Thank you!
Written 20 January 2020
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JC1LondonEngland
East Sussex, UK616 contributions
Stunning
Jan 2020 • Friends
We visited this place as part of a cruise. Not sure how you would get here otherwise unless you drive but if you can get here it is a stunning place to visit. A modest town with some shops and cafes but some stunning scenery, particularly if you get out on the Sound in a boat
Written 15 January 2020
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