Picton - your gateway to outstanding beauty
Underwater diving, yachting, kayaking, jet skiing, tramping, fishing, swimming with dolphins and loads more!
Unsure how to best make your stay in Picton worthwhile and fully enjoyable? We have loads of excellent local knowledge and holiday tips to help you have the best adventures while holidaying in our beautiful part of New Zealand. Just ask us how!
Queen Charlotte Sound
Discover the Sounds by boat, foot, bike or kayak. The Queen Charlotte Track offers spectacular views of both Queen Charlotte and Kenepuru Sounds in various parts of the track.
Spanning an impressive 71kms, the Queen Charlotte Track is an internationally renowned walk for its pristine beauty. Various single and multi-day tramping options can be arranged with a wide variety of accommodation providers to suit all budgets and requirements. Ask us about planning and booking a trip that suits you.
Kayaking the Sound
Local operators such as Wilderness Guides offer various half or full day options or why not mix it up with a hike or bike ride on the Queen Charlotte Track.
Explore Marlborough wine country with a half or full day tour visiting the various winery’s in our region - convenient pick up and drop off service us is included!
The Link Pathway
Picton's latest walk and cycle tracks
The Link Pathway, a 42km walking and cycling trail, began in 2005 to connect Havelock, Picton, Anakiwa and the end of the Queen Charlotte Track in Marlborough. Four sections of abandoned historic birdle path was re-discovered which had been constructed over 150 years ago, adding significant heritage to the pathway.
Picton has an excellent variety of restaurants, cafes, bars, and locally crafted shops available as well as many local walking and bike tracks... we have the maps and knowledge.
Other popular places of interest
Edwin Fox Maritime museum
One of Picton's busy tourist attractions where you will discover all about our history.
Picton's only aquarium that has a variety of sea and animal life to explore.
Picton has two local movie theaters to choose from.
Always something that is fun for the whole family.
National Whale Centre