Travel Blogs from Picton, New Zealand

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Straight Outta Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Straight Outta Picton

A travel blog entry by paul_lawston

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Short message stop Am in Picton stop Computer shit stop Went for walk in Marlborough Sounds stop V v pretty stop Bye ...

The start of our South Island adventure, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

The start of our South Island adventure

A travel blog entry by simon_cassidy

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... down a hill. Great fun!!!!! It was so good that we did it twice! Rob and me are in that ball rolling down the hill! Picton - After a swift few days on the North Island it was time to get down to business on the South Island. After a heavy night on ...

Wellington & Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Wellington & Picton

A travel blog entry by gustavteschner

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... noch einen wahnsinnig leckeren Crêpe mit weißer Schokolade und Karamell (!) gegessen und dann ging auch schon die Fähre nach Picton. also dem Tor zur Südinsel. Die Nacht haben wir auf dem gleichen Campingplatz verbracht auf dem wir sie heute wieder ...

Back in Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Back in Picton

A travel blog entry by geoffnsteph

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... for our pick-up. As we boarded, Steph spotted a stingray under the jetty. Back on the boat for a short cruise back into Picton, a beer, food shopping, 30 minutes in the spa pool (very nice, said Steph!)supper in the Holiday Park kitchen again and a very ...

Hiking the Queen Charlotte Track, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Hiking the Queen Charlotte Track

A travel blog entry by laurawainer

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3 days- 55k- 34 miles- SOLO! Amazing scenery- beautiful rain forests, gorgeous lush valleys, brilliant ocean blues, super posh accomodations, lookouts from where Captian Cook first discovered whats known as The Marlborough Sounds- totally spectacular! ...

Lots of rare and beautiful things., Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Lots of rare and beautiful things.

A travel blog entry by scruffyandco

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... 's big draw, also manages to make 40m long boats look like bath toys! We were treated to a close up of a small group of New Zealand fur seals basking on some low rocks in the sheltered water. Shortly before the end of our cruise we were dropped of at ...

Bye bye Nordinsel, Hello Südinsel, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Bye bye Nordinsel, Hello Südinsel

A travel blog entry by annikamal

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... die Südinsel genossen. Da wir schon am vorigen Tag keine Duschen gefunden hatten, waren wir unglaublich froh, als es in Picton öffentliche Duschen gab. So haben wir letztendlich dafür bezahlt, mit eiskaltem Wasser (das tat echt schon weh auf der Haut) ...

Malborough Sounds Poem, Malborough , New Zealand travel blog

Malborough Sounds Poem

A travel blog entry by julez_rose

Boat tipple-tops below toes hum hum hum Up the mountain we run Or maybe it's a hill Jandals off Sandy already run run run Like a tornado Swirling and sliding around the house So with our togs Hurdle the hill a plunge into cold deep sparkling ...

G'bye to South Island, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

G'bye to South Island

A travel blog entry by comfortsontour

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... hotel for Mya's Birthday :) Then we pick up another hire car for our travels around the North Island. The South Island of New Zealand has been so beautiful. Probably our favourite country so far, and that's saying something. North Island will have to be ...

Ferry to the South Island!!, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Ferry to the South Island!!

A travel blog entry by littlelow

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... comapny to book with, and the crossing is about 3 hours!! it cost us 180 dollars for a small van and 2 adults. We arrived at Picton, and it was such a lovely small town, with lovely views on the way here from the ferry, Me and Baz saw a seal in the sea ...

A South Island Beginning - Wellington to Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

A South Island Beginning - Wellington to Picton

A travel blog entry by nztravelguide

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... really experience the Sounds. He has an onboard BBQ too. Picton is a place not to be missed as it is one of New Zealand's most interesting and beautiful spots. This is the starting point for a South Island adventure. Two directions to take from ...

Cook Strait Crossing, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Cook Strait Crossing

A travel blog entry by zakgirls

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We took a 3 hour ferry ride from Wellington to Picton through the Cook Strait and Marlborough Sound.  It was such a beautiful clear blue sky day which made the water look even bluer.  The ride was smooth and we took lots of pictures.  It ...

Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Picton

A travel blog entry by wagsnetberd

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Ferry through Cook Strait and Marlborough Sounds, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Ferry through Cook Strait and Marlborough Sounds

A travel blog entry by dstean

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Having travelled by bus from Taupo to Wellington, I then got the Ferry across the Cooks Straits to Picton at the top of the South Island.  Even before I got onto the boat I had met a lovely girl called Rachael, from Nottingham and also ...

Mountainbiken, Malbourough sounds, New Zealand travel blog

Mountainbiken

A travel blog entry by arjanvanderbijl

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mountainbiken door de Malbourgh ...

Christchurch to Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Christchurch to Picton

A travel blog entry by em_n_abs

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nice day out, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

nice day out

A travel blog entry by jonaden

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... plenty of photo opportunties. We ended up in Havelock and stoped off for a drink. Havelock had a nice marina but that was it! Another tiny town in new zealand! After our drink we headed down highway 6 back to Blenheim after a lovely day out :-)   ...

Walking the lovely Queen Charlotte Track, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Walking the lovely Queen Charlotte Track

A travel blog entry by lctd

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... all. So far the walk has been fantastic, the scenery is stunning as we have walked from the outer bit of Marlborough Sounds to Picton where the ferry arrived. Long long walk, but so worth it! Tomorrow we have the final 21km and will then get the 6pm ...

Queen Charlotte the

Queen Charlotte the "new black" track

A travel blog entry by itsgotime

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... perfect!  Nicely remodeled with kitchens and balconies with great views.  www.harbourviewpicton.co.nz 30 Waikawa Road Picton 7220, Marlborough, New Zealand (03) 573 6259 Dining - All the places in the book were gone!  We winged it and ...

Wellington to Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Wellington to Picton

A travel blog entry by dj-travelblog09

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...  where it was hooked and the hills around form the jawbones of the head of this fish. In Te Papa, the museum of New Zealand on the harbour front they have a giant squid that was recently pulled from the ocean. This is as big as a small boat, ...

Mum's visit - the Malborough Sounds, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Mum's visit - the Malborough Sounds

A travel blog entry by celia_eggleston

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Last day in the South Island, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Last day in the South Island

A travel blog entry by jennystravels

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... along with yet another new driver, Snowflake! As we drove out of Kaikoura we stopped along the coast line to view a large New Zealand Fur Seal colony. For our morning coffee break we stopped at a nice cafe in Flaxbourne in the Marlborough region.  ...

Sleep beckons, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Sleep beckons

A travel blog entry by charliek85

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... do was to sit out the three-hour wait in Anakiwa before the boat came to collect me and transport me back to Picton. A picnic bench provided a perfectly comfy spot to doze on during that time – my back letting out an appreciative crack from ...

Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Picton

A travel blog entry by emilybs

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... and everything!  But I just concentrated on staying near the back and middle of the boat and tried to get some rest! We arrived in Picton with no troubles and off the ferry and onto a bus (after a bit of a wait to sit on our backpacks at the ...

The Ferry - North Island to South Island, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

The Ferry - North Island to South Island

A travel blog entry by jennyblogsoff

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Bumming around the South, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Bumming around the South

A travel blog entry by katyannwilkinso

... , nice bed and cd radio! Holly told me to drive it first..was quite hilarious being back to manual as most cars in New Zealand that I have driven have been automatic! And my first challenge driving a van for the first time was a busy junction...pretty ...

Beer and Wine Tasting!, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Beer and Wine Tasting!

A travel blog entry by uclajules

... up as we made out purchase, but went on to help us browse for accommodations on her laptop. We settled on a place in Picton just a block above the marina that looked to still be available and had been recommended previously by Dave and Jane that we had ...

Interislander Ferry and hiking in sunny Picton!, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Interislander Ferry and hiking in sunny Picton!

A travel blog entry by jewels1864

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... View Track in an area called Victoria's Domain. It's literally only a 5 minute walk from town. I made a quick stop at the Picton Village Bakkerij and got a chocolate caramel tart, but then I saw people with ice cream and I wanted that instead because it ...

Crossing the Straits, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Crossing the Straits

A travel blog entry by jon-daniella

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... we have tried them before! We settled on a Sauvignon Blanc and bought a bottle for consumption at a later date. After reaching Picton, we had a fish and chips lunch overlooking the harbour, before listening to some more Coffee break Spanish on our Ipod in ...

Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Picton

A travel blog entry by mariaandeva

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... entspannt mit ein wenig einkaufen und Mittagsschlaefchen. Um 18.00 Uhr fahren wir dann zum Hafen und nehmen dort die Faehre nach Picton. Die Fahrt dauert etwa 3 Stunden und gegen 21.30 Uhr kommen wir auf der Suedinsel an. Wir checken in einem Motorcamp ...

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