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... first time we have been outside since we left Sydney as the weather has been far too wild. Today we ate at the Park Café where Theo had a hamburger and I had a salad. We can’t fault any of the food, there is plenty of it and it is good quality, and the service everywhere is just excellent. We watched a line dance class by the pool for a while, but it was too windy so we went back to the cabin where I typed up notes and we downloaded photos. All this ...
... 0px 15px; border: 0px; list-style: none; clear: none;">Picton is a town in the Marlborough region of New Zealand. It is close to the head of Queen Charlotte Sound near the north-east corner of the South Island. The population was 2,745 in the 2013 Census, a decrease of 183 from 2006. ...
... of large starfish. Picton seems to survive
on timber (lots of logs on the wharf), fishing and tourism but was very
unspoilt. It has a museum on whaling and the remains of the only
surviving East Indiaman, the Edwin Fox, which is now just a sad hulk. It
also has the remains of the scow, Echo, which was a cargo ship in the Cook
Strait for 60 years. They are trying to preserve both vessels but ...
... 00! Also the spa pool wasn't free, as usual for Top 10 members, but $10.00 for half an hour! We had fish & chips for lunch in Picton - this time we had orange roughy and tarakihi - both very tasty but the tarakihi was about half the price of the orange roughy! Looked around the shops - it was blowing an absolute gale - didn't find anything like ...
... we were able to see most of the fireworks from the hostel.
Picton is another place I'd love to come back to and spend more time in. Unlike Abel Tasman
there appear to be budget accommodation options (other than camping) within Marlborough Sounds so I think it would be fun to come and stay at some of them and do some walking and maybe kayaking in the Sounds.
We are down to our last few days now and only have two more stops, Kaikoura and Christchurch.
Other places to stay in Picton
27 Waikawa Road , Picton | 3 star hotelfrom $98
25 Waikawa Road, Picton | 3 star hotelfrom $93
2923 Kenepuru Road, Picton | 3 star hotelfrom $163
Queen Charlotte Sound, Picton | 4 star hotelfrom $363
303 - 307 Waikawa Road, Picton | Hotelfrom $113
45 High Street, Picton | Hotelfrom $75
Picton Blenheim Highway, Picton | Hotelfrom $65