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, Queen Charlotte Sound, and Seahorse World Aquarium.
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Travel Blogs from Picton

Didn't think this would become a walking holiday..

A travel blog entry by sophie.guy on Aug 22, 2014

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... over to us :) Friday morning we tried Whale Watching again and despite the weather being clearer and warmer the sea was still unsafe to sail. Having seen it yesterday at South Bay marina, it was pretty rough! So we decided to head straight for Picton, 160km North. It was a beautiful drive. We tried to find a beach for lunch near Seddon but ended up lost at the end of an unpaved road. We could see the sea though. ...

Day 51 - Abel Tasman to Picton (95 miles)

A travel blog entry by dewdsontour on Mar 07, 2014

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... to see a massive ship loading wood in the bay before Picton and this was all that was there, a purpose built wood loading dock, the biggest industrial thing we've seen for a while, if not forever in NZ. So here we are in Picton, a nice little site for Motorhomes only (no tents) and a few cabins and only 600 metres from the ferry port gates, so most people here are about to go, or have just landed from, the ferry. Had a nice walk into town and along the ...

On the move

A travel blog entry by petach on Mar 01, 2014

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... smelly cows on the ferry !!
Picton is a lovely seaside port with great walks and views and we arrived to sun although a few degrees cooler than we have been use to, had to get the cardigans out. Rounded the day off with a meal and a glass of ...

Braided Rivers, Mountains High

A travel blog entry by brixhambertie on Feb 20, 2014

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... shape shimmied below me – a stingray! I told Erin I thought she had meant a jellyfish – I was so relieved it was a stingray!

All that remained was the birthday meal. Jeremy prepared mussels under the grill with garlic butter and salami and David barbecued the venison steaks that Andy and Gaye had kindly given us. With sauteed potatoes and onion and delicious salads prepared by Erin we had a meal fit for a king, well, Jeremy anyway....

Zombies are coming but everything else is hogwash!

A travel blog entry by hqlu29 on Jan 11, 2014

... had a fairly relaxed first evening of three as we headed to a bar called "The Find" where they did cocktails in teapots combining two of our favourite things! The next evening we had planned to "go hard" as the Kiwi's say and go out clubbing/bar hoping so joined up to the Bar Crawl around QT. Lets just say a stagger home and into bed by 530am it was a funny night, becoming mates with the Scottish bar crawl rep, meeting lots of new people, lots of antics to which I ...

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