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Dolphins: Your Picton Pals
Have you ever dreamt of swimming with dolphins? Well, there's good news for you! You can have a splash with these sea creatures in the lovely town of Picton, with Dolphin Watch Ecotours. This company, which is owned and operated by marine biologists, is award-winning, and offers wonderful wildlife cruises. Have the time of your life with a thrilling swim alongside dolphins. It's an unforgettable experience!
Drive to Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferry to enjoy a taste of warm Kiwi hospitality. As you sail through Cook Strait with the Bluebridge service you'll get to view amazing scenery, experience amicable service, and even see free big screen movies. The Cook Strait is considered to be one of the world's great scenic crossings.
Dolphins and whales like to keep Bluebridge's ferries company so if you're lucky, you may spot a couple of them diving on the water's surface.
The doorway to the South Island of New Zealand
Kick start your South Island holiday in comfort by getting a car rental in Picton. With a car hire, you can explore the wonderful scenery and breathtaking beauty that the town and the South Island of New Zealand have to offer.
Things to Do | Places to Stay | Places to Eat
THINGS TO DO
Being home to the ferry terminal means that Picton is the gateway for inter-island travel in New Zealand. The ferry between the two islands will carry passengers and vehicles, and is considered one of the world's great scenic water crossings. As hire cars are not insured when travelling on ferries, your car rental company will ask you to leave your car on one side of Cook Strait, and arrange a replacement car after the crossing. So relax and enjoy the cruise as you get off the road for a few hours to ride with the dolphins.
Toa Tai Fishing Charter
Picton is a picturesque waterfront location, and the surrounding Marlborough Sounds is home to a mixture of activities for both land or sea. Leave the rental car on dry land as a boat charter will provide a wonderful day of fishing and exploring the beauty of the sea. Don't be surprised if a pod of dolphins appear beside your boat or one of the many sea creatures that call this little part of Earth, home.
The Queen Charlotte Track
The Queen Charlotte Track is a unique experience which combines coastal views, the mystique of the Marlborough Sounds, and native bush. You can explore the track by walking, biking or cruising, with your pack transferred to each night's accommodation. The track can take between 1 and 5 days. So be sure to let someone know that you will be out on the track and when you estimate getting back .
Eco World Aquarium
PLACES TO STAY
Lochmara Lodge (Wildlife Recovery & Arts Centre)
With such a long name you would expect big things here and if you're a nature lover, then that's what makes this accommodation location that extra bit special. The centre allows visitors to interact with bird species and geckos and be inspired by the fauna and flower species located in the Marlborough Sounds. Its the perfect holiday retreat location.
Jugglers Rest BackpackersAddress: 8 Canterbury Street
This renovated historic villa is the town's smallest hostel offering beds for only 16 people. With its central location makes an easy 10 min. stroll or 3 min. drive to town. Priding itself on an atmosphere which can't be beaten, you'll see why it has a 99% positive review rate. The Huffington Post featured it as one of the 12 most awesome hostels in the world. Worth seeing what all the fuss is about. But get in quick :)
Picton Village Bakkerij
This award-winning bakery is owned by a Dutchman and his Kiwi wife, and with their home based knowledge have created the best reputable artisan breads, tasty sweets, satisfying savouries, healthy filled rolls and delectable, filling meat pies. It has everything that is expected to be found at a bakery, only better!
Le Cafe Restaurant
Using the best of seasonal and local produce, you'll have the finest quality for your money at this cute cafe. Not only does it offer good food with a spectacular view, you'll be delighted with live music performances to make your experience that extra bit special.
Hours: Mon - Sun: 7:30 am - 1:45 am