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Cruises from Picton

The picturesque seaside town of Picton near the NE corner of New Zealand's South Island is the South Island base for the ferry service that links the main islands of New Zealand. It’s also the gateway to the marine, forest and island attractions of the Marlborough Sounds. It offers a relaxed setting with beautiful beaches, easy bush walks and an outstanding climate. The town itself has an attractive seafront dotted with cafés, restaurants and various galleries. Read more

There’s also a floating maritime museum and an aquarium. The Queen Charlotte Track is a major local attraction that visitors can conquer either on foot from 3 hours to a full day, or on a mountain bike.

Picton Cruise Calendar

Port Highlights

  • Experience a heritage journey onboard the Marlborough Flyer, a beautifully restored steam train from a bygone era. Onboard the World War 1 Memorial Locomotive you will travel from Picton to Blenheim return and be absolutely spoilt for choice in sampling the regions world famous wines and cuisines.

  • Get up close and personal and meet the amazing Marlborough Sounds creatures at the EcoWorld Aquarium & Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. A tour of the aquarium is recommended as staff will be able to share with you the outstanding and intimate animal experiences with the creatures that have been rescued, donated or bred in the aquarium.

  • Jump on the Hop on Hop off winery tour, located across from the Picton information centre. On the tour you will be able to get on and off at your choice of stops which include 13 wineries, MOA brewery, the Omaka Aviation Centre, Omaka Classic Cars and Manaka Confections chocolatier.

Picton Ports

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