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Picton

Picton is a town located in the northern tip of New Zealand's South Island. Although it is not a place to spend much time, most travellers inevitably come around this place when taking the boat to or from the North Island.

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Fat Cod Backpackers

Fat Cod Backpackers

THey give transport service. Very nice house and kitchen... homey atmosphere... ... more

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5

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  • Picton
    Spent one night in Picton. Really liked it there. Small but neat little town. Quite beautiful and situated right on the coast. Is the arrival point of the ferries to the South Island from Wellington. Definitely not a bad first taste of the South. I was very surprised with the weather. Pleasantly, that is ...
    Posted in Karen's World Adventures by karencook

  • Picton
    gone so we drove back to Picton,booked into a really nice site walking distance to bay and had a lovely afternoon looking at boats coming and going. Picton ...
    Posted in sylvterrystours by sylvterrystours

  • Picton
    Today was day 3 of mountain biking. Little bit of a misnomer because Friday was our only full day of riding. The plan today was to ride over to Picton, a really cute marina town and ride the trails around ...
    Posted in A Southern Belle's Baedeker by jennwray

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Picton is a lovely place and our stay at Picton Lodge was just as lovely.
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