Things To Do and See In Picton - The heart of the Marlborough Sounds

Queen Charlotte Track

The Queen Charlotte Track is a 70 km long New Zealand walking track between Queen Charlotte Sound and Kenepuru Sound in the Marlborough Sounds. It extends from Ship Cove in the north to Anakiwa in the south. For most parts, the track leads through native bush along the ridgeline of hills between the sounds, offering good views either side.

 

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EcoWorld Aquarium and Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

Come and see Tuataras - New Zealand’s very rare “living fossil”; Little Blue Penguins - Wildlife Rehabilitation Refuge ; Seahorses - New Zealand pot-bellied seahorses; Giant Squid - “Monster of the deep” - (preserved 5m); Yellow Crowned Kakariki - endangered parrots being bred; Red Kakariki - endangered native parrots.

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Marlborough Sounds in Marlborough New Zealand

The Marlborough Sounds are an extensive network of sea-drowned valleys at the northern end of the South Island of New Zealand. The Marlborough Sounds were created by a combination of land subsidence and rising sea levels. According to Māori mythology, the sounds are the prows of the sunken wakas of Aoraki.

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Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary

A community project which aims to restore a 40 hectare 'mainland island' in Picton harbour, Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary offers amazing wildlife viewing, engaging school or group visits and volunteering opportunities.  Only ten minutes from Picton, the Sanctuary can be accessed by private boat, water taxi or kayak.  It is free to visit but donations are greatly appreciated.
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Edwin Fox Museum

Edwin Fox is the world's second oldest surviving merchant sailing ship and the only surviving ship that transported convicts to Australia. She is unique in that she is the "only intact hull of a wooden deepwater sailing ship built to British specifications surviving in the world outside the Falkland Islands"

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Marlborough Sounds in Marlborough New Zealand

The Marlborough Sounds are an extensive network of sea-drowned valleys at the northern end of the South Island of New Zealand. The Marlborough Sounds were created by a combination of land subsidence and rising sea levels. According to Māori mythology, the sounds are the prows of the sunken wakas of Aoraki.

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Free Wifi

Unlimited WiFi is included (for multiple devices) inside each of the apartments, you'll receive the password on check-in.

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Luggage Storage

For our guests convenience whilst walking the Queen Charlotte Track or visiting the Marlborough Sounds, we can offer secure luggage storage in our lockup area.

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Tour Bookings

We are happy to assist with advice and tour bookings for local activities, either before or during your stay.

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Free Parking

Each apartment has one off-street carpark included. If you have more than one car please contact us in advance as we may be able to arrange additional carparks.

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