Marlborough Sounds, Picton

4.9
#1 of 6 in Nature in Marlborough Region
A stunning collection of sea-drowned valleys, Marlborough Sounds represents one of New Zealand's premier natural landscapes. The network includes around 4,000 sq km (1,544 sq mi) of sounds, islands, and peninsulas, and though sparsely populated by humans, the Department of Conservation manages over 50 nature preserves here. Hike through the verdant forests that rise from the sea, relax in the sheltered sandy bays, or sail the striking turquoise waters. If you plan on driving in the area, bear in mind that there are very few gas stations and fill your tank in advance. Make Marlborough Sounds a part of your Picton vacation plans using our Picton tour itinerary planning site.
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  • Stunning views especially check out Eatwell’s lookout. Remoteness, nature and lots of birdlife. Hill climbs involved but luggage transported between accomodations.  more »
  • This place is magical, weather your sailing through on the ferry from Picton to Wellington. Walking the Queen Charlotte Track or just chilling out in one of the many coves at the bach or...  more »
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