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Picton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

The Foreshore | Auckland Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3-520 3113
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Best place to get up to date info on what to do

Visited on Thursday 17th May. Called in there to get a map and some info on what to do. Found the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michael-4551
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Caloundra, Australia
Really helpful staff

Called in and found the staff here really helpful. They were engaging; knowledgeable and helpful... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Wayne M
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Lower Hutt City, Wellington, New Zealand
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We are the official Picton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre and your local experts in our region. This Qualmark endorsed centre is operated by Destination Marlborough, and is part of New Zealand's official Visitor Information Network (i-SITE). We are your 'one stop shop' for travel advice and bookings for Picton tours, activities and accommodation. As an official i-SITE, we also specialise in travel arrangements for all New Zealand destinations. Better still, our service to you is FREE.
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The Foreshore | Auckland Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on Thursday 17th May. Called in there to get a map and some info on what to do. Found the staff very helpful, thank you.More

1  Thank Michael-4551
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Amy S, Manager at Picton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We pride ourself in having up to date infomation on things to see and do, so we are pleased to hear that you also found this when coming to visit. We hope you had a brilliant time in Marlborough and...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Called in and found the staff here really helpful. They were engaging; knowledgeable and helpful. You not ask for more and were a mine of information and helpful hints. Thanks!

Thank Wayne M
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Amy S, Manager at Picton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear that you had a brilliant expereince in our centre. We hope you have enjoyed your time in Marlborough.

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

A very well turned out venue. We didn't interact with the crew, who at that time were quite busy. Certainly found the brochures and information we were after at the start of our week based in Picton.

Thank MerlinBlaise
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Amy S, Manager at Picton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear that you were able to find the brochures and infomation you required.

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

The Picton i-Site had very helpful staff and free wifi . We found everything we needed for our trip to the South Island. The only complaint is that we could not leave our car in the parking lot for a planned tour--even though the tour...More

Thank Florida-Traveler-US
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Amy S, Manager at Picton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear that the staff were able to offer advice and that you were able to enjoy our new toilet block close to the bus stop and i-SITE.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Needed to top up my phone ,being of a senior age , asked for help to place time on my phone , No trouble the Person at the counter just went into the computer tap tap tap and all done , so helpful , and...More

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Amy S, Manager at Picton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you for your review. It is great to hear that our team where able to help with your phone. We hope you had a brilliant time in Marlborough and the rest of NZ.

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Picton ( this information center if to be more specific) was our first stop on South Island. So this info center acted as all source of information required. It included roads condition;info about wineyards, from where we will get our rental cars. Thanks a lot...More

1  Thank TravlQ
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Amy S, Manager at Picton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you for review. We are pleased to hear that you were able to get all the information you needed from our i-ISTE. We hope you had a brilliant time in NZ.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The information required for the area was readily available. Volunteers also provided first hand knowledge. Delightful people.More

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Amy S, Manager at Picton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you for your reveiw, it sounds like you were here on a busy cruise ship day were we have volunteers to lend a helping hand. We are pleased to hear you found all the infomation you needed, we hope you had a brilliant time...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

A very busy information centre. Lots of people booking buses and trips around the south island. Also ferry and boat cruises. They saw we were just after local information and we jumped the queue.

Thank Paul_n_Cris
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Amy S, Manager at Picton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Thank you for your review, at this time of year we do get busy around the transport arrivals. We are glad to hear the staff were able to acknowledge and help you with your quick question. We hope you had a brilliant time in Marlborough.

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Best place to start your travels in the Marlborough region. The staff are very helpful and full of great tips for the best sightseeing, wining and dining.

Thank valleymeg
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Amy S, Manager at Picton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Thank you for your reveiw. We are pleased to hear the staff were able to help ytou with tips of things to see and do.

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We were on the boat across when we found out our bus was cancelled to kaikoura. The staff here were so helpful in aiding us to reach kaikoura that day. They went above and beyond our expectations and can’t thank them enough!!

Thank Chris F
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Amy S, Manager at Picton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you for your review, we are pleased to hear that the staff were able to help when your bus was cancelled. We hope you enjoyed your time in New Zealand.

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Jeanmcveigh
23 December 2017|
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Response from Amy S | Property representative |
Hi, Yes you can go via Kaikoura now during daytime hours. Pop into an i-SITE to get the infomation you require as I can not copy the link.
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Avril W
9 December 2017|
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Response from Amy S | Property representative |
Hello, Yes you can hire them from either Wilderness Guides or Marlborough Sounds Adventure Company. You can contact Picton i-SITE for infomation.
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Warner B
9 October 2016|
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Response from Amy S | Property representative |
Hi, Yes there is a free shuttle from the ship to the town. Thanks Amy
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