Ancient Mariner

Address: Corner Waikawa Rd. & Wellington St., Picton, South Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Corner Waikawa Rd. & Wellington St., Picton, is near Queen Charlotte Track, Marlborough Sounds, Seahorse World Aquarium, and Queen Charlotte Sound.
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Travel Blogs from Picton


A travel blog entry by randcinaotearoa on Dec 17, 2014

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... helped himself to an apple from the fruit bowl by spearing it with its beak! It then waddled away with the weight of the apple being a bit of a hindrance, very funny. They are such naughty birds, they nearly managed to get away with another camper,s fresh catch of the day!
We planned the next day's walk and had a lovely steak supper, unfortunately we ran out of gas but thank goodness could fall back on our mini camping single ring, while watching ...

The Sounds - Delivering the mail

A travel blog entry by itchy__feet on Nov 06, 2014

45 photos

... zur einen und dem Queen Charlotte Sound zur anderen Richtung hatte.

Zurück an unserem Campingplatz am Mahau Sound machten wir einen kleinen Spaziergang am Strand entlang und da diese Gegend sehr reich an Muscheln ist, sammelten wir einige um diese später zu kochen und –natürlich- zu essen. Auch wenn Bobby von dieser Idee zuerst nicht so begeistert war, konnte ich ihn beim zweiten Muschelsammeln am nächsten Tag doch davon überzeugen ...

Travel blog. Entry 22. New Zealand part 2

A travel blog entry by sarlexpovend on Oct 23, 2014

104 photos

... the handful of dark blurry pictures). We even saw about 5 fat fluffy penguin chicks hungry for their dinner. The penguins made a huge amount of noise squealing to each other. Afraid to miss a single penguin we stayed till the bitter end after everyone had left. We were rewarded by one cheeky penguin who was not at all camera shy and stood posing for photos. In the past two weeks however we have swapped penguins for seals. It's a good time of year to see adorable seal pups ...

Cyclones and po-ems

A travel blog entry by john-and-anne on Mar 16, 2014

2 comments, 5 photos

... that it was out of order!!

To continue our journey:

It was wet and murky in Picton, but I managed to buy a tea towel. The ferry terminal had had a power cut so no PA system, "look for a guy in a high vis' jacket, he'll shout when you can board".

Well we got on board and found the premium lounge. We paid £20 each and have free food and drink, comfy seats and big windows! There should be wifi as well but it's not working.

Due to low cloud we ...

Our last day on the South Island

A travel blog entry by vivford on Mar 13, 2014

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... in stunningly beautiful scenery.
we are staying in a lovely motel with lawns leading down to the water a couple of miles outside of town. We did a good walk today with yet more stunning views although it was another exceedingly hot and sunny day. after a late lunch of delicious fish cakes in Picton we then went for a scenic drive a little further around the ...

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