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Picton comes to life during New Zealand’s summer months as many visitors pass through on their journey from the North Island. The hustle and bustle dies down during the winter although the Interislander ferry still ships people across the Cook Strait on a regular basis.

Picton & The Marlborough Sounds, New ZealandAlthough normally seen in passing, Picton is actually a sweet, characterful town offering a great deal to those who choose to stay for a few nights.

As well as all the activities in the Sounds, Picton boasts a variety of busy cafés and good restaurants, and enjoys pretty countryside surroundings.

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Suggested itineraries featuring Picton

Our itineraries will give you suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Picton, and they showcase routes we know work particularly well. Treat them as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

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    Places near Picton

    Accommodation choices for Picton

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Picton. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    Ideas for experiencing Picton

    Our specialists seek out authentic ways to get to know the places that could feature in your trip. These activities reflect some of the experiences they've most enjoyed while visiting Picton, and which use the best local guides.