Last Updated: 24 September 2019
Picton it's a city on the North West shore of the South Island, in New Zealand. It is known as a gateway to the islands and inlets of the Marlborough Sound. The Edwin Fox Maritime Museum is a nineteenth century old prisoner and cargo ship.
EcoWorld Aquarium rehabilitates and shelters native animals like blue penguins and tuatara reptiles. Nearby, the Queen Charlotte Track traverses coast forest, sky line ridges and bays. The picturesque seaside town of Picton is the South Island foundation for the ferry service that links the key islands of New Zealand and the heart of the Marlborough Sounds.
A trip to New Zealand's South Island, would not be full without staying in Picton to explore the majestic Marlborough Sounds and Marlborough's diverse landscape. A unique experience for all visitors to New Zealand. Constructed around a really sheltered harbor, the city has an attractive waterfront dotted with cafés, restaurants, various kinds of galleries. There is also a floating maritime museum and aquarium. Local operators may takes you cruising, fishing, dolphin watching, sea kayaking or mountains bikingtrails. The Queen Charlotte Track is a local attraction, you are able to conquer it on foot or on a mountain bicycle. Functional facts: Approx. Population 3000, I SITE Visitor Center, ferry services to from the North Island.
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