"Often the entry point to the South Island." Picton by kiwi
Picton Travel Guide: 80 reviews and 204 photos
Picton is a really lovely little town, nestled at the end of the Queen Charlotte Sound in the Marlborough Sounds. Surrounded by lovely hills, it is quite picturesque even though normally ports are a bit ugly.
Found at the north end of the South Island many people come and go from this port. There is a bustling town surviving around the port, tourism, fishing and other services.
As well as the previously mentioned aspects of life in Picton it is very popular for recreational boating as well. Many South Islanders have a boat here, and or a holiday home situated out in the Sounds.
Once again, the hills make this down really lovely, and even the port area is not too harsh on the eyes. Even when the clouds are lurking down low, there is a certain appeal about Picton.
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