Ancient Mariner

Address: Corner Waikawa Rd. & Wellington St., Picton, South Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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Location

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

Sun, sea and wine!

A travel blog entry by partickhill on Jan 28, 2015

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... with tasting and driving! There are over 140 wineries in the Marlborough area and we visited four of the smaller ones tasting some lovely wines especially at Framingham’s which you can get in the UK. The next day was a long drive down the coast, mostly in the rain but still amazing scenery including the seal colony at Ohau Point. Interesting tunnel design as the road stuck close to the ocean edge. Stopped at Kaikoura, ...

Picton

A travel blog entry by randcinaotearoa on Dec 17, 2014

64 photos

... coves. These were choc-a-bloc and we were worried that Kenepuru would also be full. We arrived and it was empty! It really is a most fabulous campsite, with new loos and a cold shower! The views were tremendous, and it was great for birdwatching. I was delighted to see a family of Spoonbills, lots of stilts and the usual noisy spur-winged plovers. As we were setting up camp and chatting to a lady who had just arrived, a weka hopped onto our camping ...

RV Camping in New Zealand

A travel blog entry by joeandsusan on Dec 01, 2014

2 comments, 25 photos

December 1, 2014
Christchurch, NZ

We spent the night at the Pavilion Hotel which is between downtown Christchurch and the airport. Outside of inconvenient parking, this was an excellent hotel at a better price than the Ibis, our earlier hotel in Christchurch. We popped out of bed with the mission of turning in our Apex rental car and picking up a Camper Van at Apollo Rental. We filled up our rental car with petrol, grabbed some donuts and followed our GPS to the ...

North Island here we come

A travel blog entry by alan.g.metcalf on Nov 04, 2014

... which afforded beautiful scenery through the sounds.

After booking in to our accommodation we checked where the ferry leaves from and then to the local hotel for a beer and to watch the Melbourne Cup.

Tomorrow we leave for the North Island.

Until next time

Alan & Narelle

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Marlborough Wines!

A travel blog entry by carmarmax on Oct 26, 2014

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... and reading "Dogs of New Zealand Wineries."

Getting hungry for dinner and being pushed out of the winery because it had closed, we headed back to Blenheim for dinner at Cornerstone Bar (http://www.yelp.com/biz/cornerstone-ba r-blenheim). Thoroughly exhausted and ready for bed, we dragged ourselves home and fell asleep. We enjoyed our experience in Blenheim, but we had to get back to Christchurch for the Lorde concert on Monday.
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