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Picton, New Zealand
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+64 3-573 8994
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"south island"
in 20 reviews
"quaint little town"
in 2 reviews
"tourist shops"
in 2 reviews
"lovely waterfront"
in 2 reviews
"boat trips on offer"
in 2 reviews
"interesting shops"
in 2 reviews
"foreshore park"
in 2 reviews
"surrounded by mountains"
in 2 reviews
"ferry port"
in 3 reviews
"friendly locals"
in 3 reviews
"cruise boat"
in 4 reviews
"craft market"
in 2 reviews
"shelly beach"
in 2 reviews
"great shopping"
in 2 reviews
"visiting nz"
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"new zealand"
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"beautiful sunny day"
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

A modern playground with a waterpark. Clean modern toilets, manicured lawns , walkway bridges over the marina where stingrays can be spotted. Just gorgeous.

Thank CoffeeCritical
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Our visit to Picton was only for one day whilst our cruise ship was docked there. As we disembarked we were warmly greeted by a very friendly group of local volunteers who gave us a little souvenirs which was a lovely gesture and great start...More

Thank lovetrav_9
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

The town is pretty small and you can walk anywhere within 10-15 mins. However, the view was really amazing and we were lucky with the weather.

Thank tingleboi
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Lots of walking tracks. e.g. Snout track gives you a great view of the Sounds. Great place to unwind and spend time looking at the beautiful scenery.

Thank Anne H
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Recently we visited Picton on a Celebrity Solstice cruise ship. The shuttle bus dropped us off in town and you follow the painted line along the footpath which takes you into the centre of town and the Picton foreshore. On disembarkation of the ship at...More

Thank pandd1946
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice place, geared around visitors to the area, with boardwalks and picturesque waters. We come here for a quick visit every time we’re on a cruise that stops at Picton. It’s very nice also that as we disembark the cruise ship...More

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Beautiful place to enjoy a quiet moment and a coffee or meal. Great shopping too, we got some great tee shirts for our grandsons. Pity many people went back to the cruise ship and missed a gem.

Thank ziggieAdelaide
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is a pretty little town with plenty to see. Don't be in a hurry to get off the ferry and go further without exploring. Take a walk over the coathanger bridge and along the waterside to Bob's Beach. Otherwise go higher and walk along...More

Thank 2011travel54
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Must admit we had perfect weather so the sound and town looked its best but it really is a special place. Overpriced cafes though I have to say.

Thank karen c
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Lovely harbour, I arrived there on a cruise boat,Ovation of the Seas,and had a great view of the harbour, I went ashore and walked around a neat town, but the views where great,if your going to NZ then go have a look

Thank adam i
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