Travel Blogs from Picton, New Zealand

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Forgot to tell you about our day at the ..., Picton, South Island, New Zealand travel blog

Forgot to tell you about our day at the ...

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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... they restored after it had been in the mud for forty years! Next we headed for Palmerston North for the national rugby museum for New Zealand - we couldn't not go could we?! It was a strange old place, not close to anything much and very small. An ...

Milford Sound to Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Milford Sound to Picton

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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... others.  Further inland we entered the Marlborough wine region and the colourful grape vines seemed endless.  Jason loved driving New Zealand's roads but with so much scenery it was often difficult to keep his eyes on them.  We arrived in ...

What a view, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

What a view

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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Blurb & Video to follow, when we return to Blighty and proper ...

I can't stop moving, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

I can't stop moving

A travel blog entry by ajpeel

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... sea-kayaking is great fun in the ocean waves. We had double-kayaks which were extremely buoyant. From Nelson I headed to Picton to visit Marlborough Sounds which reminded me of a Musoka lake with many mountainous islands, however these waters were ...

Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Picton

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Day 221 - 222 - Fox - Picton Another long drive and we made it to the gateway to New Zealand's North Island, Picton. The drive took in South Island's notoriously wet and rugged west coast and it did{t disappoint on either front. The rain was never far ...

Picton Ferry Crossing, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Picton Ferry Crossing

A travel blog entry by romero

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This is where we crossed on the ferry. I included this entry for Map Pin purposes only. Love Jose and ...

Now 3rd fav road, Aussie Bay, New Zealand travel blog

Now 3rd fav road

A travel blog entry by thelees

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Queen Charlotte drive was awesome the first time round but we've seen even better since! ;-p ...

First stop in the South Island - and time for work, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

First stop in the South Island - and time for work

A travel blog entry by jonnyandjanette

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... have ended in violence.  Although I did enjoy my couple of days making waffle cones but we haven’t been a great fan of New Zealand ice cream as it has some funny taste to it and in fact so does Dairy Milk, we’re guessing the connection ...

Broken Fridge..., Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Broken Fridge...

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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... 309 ; Well, the fridge was broken again, so had to find a phone before we left blenheim, which we did and headed onto picton. Found the garage and spent more time waiting around while they fixed it for us, after that, a quick walk around the town and ...

The ferry and Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

The ferry and Picton

A travel blog entry by yam_cina

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... was very nice. The course of the ferry go through the sounds and give you sites on amazing little bays and coves. We arrived to Picton and went to the Atlantis backpackers. A mistake, don't do that, it's not a nice place. Thanks to Anna for the ...

Meeting up with Dave in Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Meeting up with Dave in Picton

A travel blog entry by amandaroberts79

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A wild night out in Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

A wild night out in Picton

A travel blog entry by amandaroberts79

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... about this a crazy Kiwi called Jeff was sitting outside our windon and invited himself along so we had a night out planned. Now Picton is a place most people never end up staying. It is a transit place, where you get the ferries to the North ...

Picton Ferry Callin, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Picton Ferry Callin

A travel blog entry by rachemurphy

Up to picton around 4 pm to get the ferry at 6 - check in was 5pm, and i wanted to get some food in first!  Ferry was grand, no dramas... 3 hours later and arrival at destination!! :D  North Island.. Took feckin long enough.. not the 3 hours ...

Driving South to the Rally, Hwy 1 South Island - Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Driving South to the Rally

A travel blog entry by camprodeo

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Hwy 1 leaves Picton and takes us South through sheep, logging, sheep, acres and acres of grapes for the winery's, sheep, along the ocean, sheep and more sheep. The scenery is amazing.  This is truely Gary H in Colorado's idea of ...

Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Picton

A travel blog entry by gillymags

Picton, 9th stop in New ...

Top of the South, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Top of the South

A travel blog entry by morfordfamily

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The scenery here in the South Island it even more amazing - with even more mountains, more rugged and even fewer cars on the road!  The weather was really very good to us most of the time in the South Island.  At last we found a decent radio ...

Mail boat through the Marlborough Sounds, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Mail boat through the Marlborough Sounds

A travel blog entry by mikeandnadine

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We arrive in Picton at the north end of the south island and the port of call for the ferry from the north Island. It is a pretty little town and one of the highlights of our trip was taking the mail boat through the Marlborough Sounds, the maze of ...

Apr 12, 2014, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Apr 12, 2014

A travel blog entry by dittouf

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Chill out and go home., Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Chill out and go home.

A travel blog entry by kirst-leszek09

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Greetings. This part of our travels took us to Hamner Springs, Kaikoura and finally Picton to return to Wellington.  Hamner springs was relaxing.  I had a facial, whilst Leszek waited in the hot springs until I joined him.  Chilling out ...

Wonderful South Island, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Wonderful South Island

A travel blog entry by dshewbridge

... was thru an inlet of lovely islands which were studded with pine trees right down to the shore. Very little sand..but fantastic harbors. Picton is a small town of 4000 people. I have never seen a prettier port. We roamed thru the town with its lovely park ...

On Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

On Picton

A travel blog entry by ianandfinola

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... ' sunglasses 10m down, which I rescued and have been using now for almost 2 months! and I had a great day out with Dive Picton, who I'd recommend. As soon as I'd finished diving I went and ordered some Blue Cod and chips, and it tasted all the better ...

Picton, NZ - The second visit, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Picton, NZ - The second visit

A travel blog entry by tlbuster

... the day.  Today was another GOOD nap day :)  I am so glad that I had the previous opportunity to get off the ship in Picton when it was a lovely day, today I didn't feel bad about missing it at all - even though in reality this is a lovely town ...

Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Picton

A travel blog entry by terrangray

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Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Picton

A travel blog entry by denver_massive

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wide open spaces, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

wide open spaces

A travel blog entry by benpope

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having rushed through the south region we arived in picton expecting the be entertained for days. days was shortened to 2 dats, and then shortened to 6 hours. in our desperation for an activity we even took to feeding domestic pets and kulling possums in ...

Rainy Day, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Rainy Day

A travel blog entry by sam.bewitching

... fields and hills and coastline, but I was just too tired and bus sick to take much notice! As is typical for me when we reached Picton the rain started! so the lovely bus driver took us right to the door of our hostel so we didn't have to walk back up ...

Ohhhhhh, ab in den Sueden...!!!, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Ohhhhhh, ab in den Sueden...!!!

A travel blog entry by weltenbummler07

Habe gerade wohl meine schoenste NZ-Erfahrung hinter mich gebracht: Mit der Faehre von Wellington nach Picton. Man kann die Suedinsel vom Norden sogar sehen, und ein paar hundert Kilometer weiter ist die Datumsgrenze. Wenn man immer gen Osten schwimmt, ...

Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Picton

A travel blog entry by shane-paula

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Welcome to the South, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Welcome to the South

A travel blog entry by amandaseims

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... a hostel called 'The Villa' and luckily they had room for me. It was a beautiful place next to the best bakery I've ever tasted. Picton is in the Marlborough Sounds where you can go on thje Queen Charlotte track either by bike or walking. As I had hurt my ...

Goodbye South Island & my Camper Van feedback, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Goodbye South Island & my Camper Van feedback

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... Zealand where there is not a singe radio station available at all. All in all, I can really recommend to anyone travelling in New Zealand to go rent a campervan. The freedom and comfort is awesome. Just make sure you think twice about who you intend to ...

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