Things to Do in Picton with Children

THE 5 BEST Family & Kid Activities in Picton

Things to Do in Picton with Kids

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  • 422iana
    Dunedin, New Zealand3,123 contributions
    Beautiful part of the world. Regardless of how you see the Sounds, by the ferry, walking or would recommend by Kayak. Dolphins swimming in the sounds.
    Written 12 December 2023
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  • Helen D
    4 contributions
    This is a must-see when you are in Picton. The museum has interesting stories and artifacts but the fact that you can actually walk on the ship was pretty amazing.
    Written 28 May 2023
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  • Glenda H
    1 contribution
    A wonderful experience on the Hop on hop off bus. A great way to see the place in one day .
    Did another cruise stop in the same month but this time enjoyed a great day visiting the shops in town. Waterfront brunch. great place to visit and very friendly people
    Written 16 December 2023
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  • gdixonrb
    Melbourne, Australia124 contributions
    This is a truly great hike with spectacular views and a well-maintained path. The distances can be adjusted by arrangement with a water taxi to suit ability
    Written 8 February 2023
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  • Therese A. J
    22 contributions
    We had a super positive experience in the premium lounge on the interislander. The two staff in premium lounge on 0845 sailing could not have been more helpful and nice. Stars. The food exceeded my expectations. I highly recommend the premium lounge on the interislander.
    Written 21 September 2023
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  • Nick S
    3 contributions
    We had 2 wonderful days and nights at Lochmara, the staff were lovely and the serenity of the place even better. To look out on a peaceful and beautiful part of Marlborough Sounds was special. We stayed in a room with a balcony overlooking the sound which was clean, comfortable and had stunning views.

    The restaurant food and bar menu was limited, but that is what to expect when the only access is by boat. The restaurant food was prepared to a high standard and nicely presented, the menu didn't change while we were there but again what else would you expect from a small isolated hotel? This small compromise is easily acceptable given the location.

    If you have you children there are loads of things to explore and excite them too.

    Highly recommended
    Written 12 February 2024
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  • paulbrown1019
    Southampton, UK236 contributions
    Efficient water taxi service over to the nature reserve. However the helm could do with some lessons on how to moor up as he appeared to make a bit of a meal of it in both directions!!

    The reserve its self is lovely however could do with better signage so you know how far around the loop walk you are. I.e. can you stop and enjoy the view verses need to crack on and hey around!

    Photo is of our cruise ship through the undergrowth
    Written 21 January 2024
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  • 422iana
    Dunedin, New Zealand3,123 contributions
    6 players on this course on a hot afternoon. We all enjoyed the holes. There was some that were more challenging, but they were enjoyed by all.
    Written 14 January 2022
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  • SuenAndy1983
    Auckland, New Zealand87 contributions
    While in Picton we were looking to do a wine tour but because of the time of year there was only 1 tour operating which was fully booked. We found A1 shuttles and went to enquire. They were very obliging and the next day we were picked up at pour accomodation by Tony. Off we went. He had arranged tastings at short notice for us and we were the only couple. We had a great time and Tony was really good company. Enjoyed the time at the vineyards and in the shuttle too. Thanks.
    Written 21 January 2021
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  • DMW
    54 contributions
    Very informative guide / boat captain. We appreciated the information he provided. Brought us to and picked us up from a Great hike on queen charlotte trak
    Written 5 February 2024
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  • TrailBlazer80635
    1 contribution
    We took the full day birding tour to Blumine and Motuara islands yesterday with four other Alaskan friends. It was a wonderful experience and one of the best guided nature tours we have had in NZ. The captain, Paul, was extremely knowledgeable and very adept in handling and positioning the boat in difficult conditions. Equally, or more, impressive was the young and very enthusiastic naturalist, sommelier, barista and boat hand, Will, who shared his passion and knowledge with all the guests. His knowledge was especially impressive given he has only been in NZ for three months. He is a genuine asset to E-Ko Tour’s operation and should be rewarded for his exemplary performance.
    Written 19 February 2024
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  • Greg M
    Melbourne, Australia31 contributions
    Cougar lines gave us an amazing experience into Queen Charlotte Sound
    We did a day walk, and boat met us at other end
    Written 5 May 2023
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  • R M
    Yardley, PA60 contributions
    The fresh steamed mussels were certainly a special treat but the whole experience is special in itself. The scenery is lovely. The crew was friendly. The narration interesting. The the other food was also delicious.
    Written 3 April 2023
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  • Marge S
    1 contribution
    Thanks for a great trike ride Trent. Lots of fun great way to cruise around Picton and see the views. Recommend this experience 😀
    Written 15 June 2022
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  • Margie I
    Blenheim, New Zealand11 contributions
    We use Sounds Air from Blenheim/Picton to Wellington return by choice.
    A great user-friendly airline.
    Written 24 May 2023
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