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Picton / New Zealand

Picton is a sea side town located in the middle of New Zealand, at the top of the South Island.

It is the gateway to the Queen Charlotte Sounds & The Queen Charlotte Walking Track. With a small main shoping district including Restaurants and Cafe's

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There are many Day Tours/Activitys to do in the region including Wine Tours, Dolphin Encounters, Free Scenic Walks and near by Beach's

The Villa is located in Central Picton. A short walk to the Main Street, Ferry & Bus Terminals and Ocean Front

The Snout

This is the most popular free walk in Picton. Enjoy walking from Picton Town Center along a peninsular extending out into the Marlbrough Sounds. It takes about 4.5 hours to complete the entire walk and return to Picton.

The Track is 10km return and is very well marked, remember to take water with you!

Wine Tours

Sounds Connections offers 1 day and 1/2 day wine tours in the Marlbrough region

See reception to Book. You get picked up from The Villa and taken to a variety of vinyards before being droped back in Picton
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Day Walk on the QCT Track

Take the CougarLines Water Taxi in the morning to Ships Cove in the Queen Charlotte Sound, walk through untouched native bush for around 4-5 hours before being picked up and brought back to Picton
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Lochmara Day Trip

Catch the Morning Boat out to Lochmara Lodge, spend the day exploring the area, free use of paddel boards and an Underwater Observatory
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E-KO Dolphin Tours

Spend the day out in the Sounds with Dolphins! E-KO tours offers a great range of tours in Picton & Marlbrough Sounds
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Bob's Bay & Shelly Beach

Enjoy these two Beach's just a short walk from the Hostel, A great place to Swim, Relax and read a book!
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