Travel Blogs from Picton, New Zealand

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On to more travels!, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

On to more travels!

A travel blog entry by justin.smith

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... way into the tour, we found four Hectors Dolphins, which are the smallest and rarest dolphin in the world, only found in New Zealand. They playfully swam around our boat and a near by sailboat. They were extremely quick and exciting dolphins to watch. ...

Picton, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Picton

A travel blog entry by miss_clay

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The Lazy Fish, Picton, Malborough Sounds, New Zealand travel blog

The Lazy Fish

A travel blog entry by celia_eggleston

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Sur les traces de James Cook..., Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Sur les traces de James Cook...

A travel blog entry by carolinetogna

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09/02/09: Arrivée à Picton. Je passe la nuit la plus agréable depuis le début de mon voyage... L'auberge de jeunesse dans laquelle je suis, The Juggler's Rest, est un havre de paix. On s'y sent un peu chez soi, et ça fait du bien lorsque l'on arrête ...

Pristanisce, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Pristanisce

A travel blog entry by zanmaja

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Med voznjo s trajektom smo videli tudi orke (kite), ampak sem bil prepozen do fotoaparata :) S trajektom sva prispela do Pictona, vendar sva bila prepozna za vezo za naprej, zato sva en dan prespala v kraju, kjer je v bistvu le pristanisce in naslednji ...

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 ...

Glaciers, beauty and skiing, Picton, nelson, fox glacier, franz josef, queenstown, Christ, New Zealand travel blog

Glaciers, beauty and skiing

A travel blog entry by charlene28

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... beautiful than fox glacier. We loved all the quirky skiing types with there beards and big hair. This place was defiantly our favourite in new Zealand, we even loved our hostel were we had a double bed pod and a view of the glacier from the living room, ...

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 ...

Day 15-, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Day 15-

A travel blog entry by elf87

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Today we went on a wine tour in the Marlborough region around Blenheim. The area is protected by mountains- Arthur Range and Richmond Range these providing warmer and dryer conditions compared to the rest of NZ, perfect for Sauvignon blanc. Sauvignon ...

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 ...

Arriving on the South Island, Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Arriving on the South Island

A travel blog entry by catherinemoldau

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An early evening drive along Queen Charlotte Sound. We made it half way to Nelson, only 140kms away, in 2 hours on a very scenic, steep, windy road. Gorgeous! Found a DOC camp by the river at Pelorus ...

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.  ...

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