McCormick House Luxury Accommodation
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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Saturday 28thWe woke this morning secured to the port in Picton without knowing it. The crossing must have been calm as we didn't feel it. After breakfast we went ashore in the working port area, more pine logs to be met by a free shuttle bus to take the passengers to town. We were advised that light rain is to be expected so we prepared ourselves with jackets and umbrellas. The short journey to Picton showed that this is a very pretty holiday destination. ...
... wines are produced! Not that we visited any wineries - we decided to spend our time wandering around Picton itself. Picton is a small town (only 3,000 inhabitants). It's very picturesque, surrounded by water with lots of boats in the marina, many of which offer fishing and nature cruises around the Sound. The water was crystal clear and we saw lots of mussels growing (the greenlip variety) and a number ...
... by wasps flying in. Soon we have quite a gathering of nasty European wasps, which somewhat disturbs our relaxing lunch break! Pete counsels calm, so as not to stir them up, but as we pack up he unfortunately gets stung! So it's all downhill to Anikawa, where we relax, feeling pretty pleased we have done the walk. Icecream coffee and drinks from the coffee van, soaking our feet in the water, then it's ...
... the sound to Picton. Our apartment in Picton is divine: fantastic views from the deck over the harbour, we are across the road from the boat wharf. Our arrival only marred when Paul and Carmel leave some groceries at the ferry terminal. But we are cheered by yummy fish and chips with local wines for dinner. Ready for our later departure at 10 am ...
... on the boat for $4 as we had time to waste and wanted to book some stuff up as it was beginning to get stressful as it's still the holiday period over here for the kids so lots of places are fully booked. After booking a few things we went to the top deck to look at the view now it was dusk. The moon was shining over the sounds. It was beautiful. The ferry takes the Cook Strait route through lots of islands. It really is breathtaking the scenery. We arrived at ...