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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
"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
"visiting nz"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful sunny day"
in 4 reviews
"new zealand"
in 13 reviews
"hire car"
in 2 reviews
"pleasant walk"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We came by ferry to Picton, using our hours on the Intercity line consider the other line, wonderful passage, harbour and dock right there in town, big cruise ships have to go to the cruise port which is a bus ride away.

Thank Pepperjackm
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Great little Promenade to walk and take in the very picturesque views of the water, with suitable amount of Palm trees. Weather was also akin to the Mediterranean.

Thank gastronaut_11
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely parks and pathways to accommodate a pleasant walk or cycle around the marinas, docks and waterfront including an arched walkway that allows for good photos of the area. Plenty of cafes and bars to choose from for a snack or meal. Friendly atmosphere and...More

Thank Nonapama
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Very small town, nice area around the port plus two other small business areas, one you can walk to the other 3 or so km away. Great hikes right in the port area. Many shops , eateries, grocery stores etc in the area. Fun little...More

Thank RatzkiTom
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

We moored in the Marina for a couple of nights. Lots to see and do in Picton. Very friendly people, even attended the local Ti Chi group. Great shopping facilities, laundromat and if you are there on a day when the cruise ships are in,...More

Thank DJandR
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