Set amongst some of New Zealand's most pristine water landscapes, Picton is fast becoming a firm favourite for Kiwi holiday makers and international visitors.
For those who haven't visited Picton in a while, you might be shocked at how modern and vibrant the place is in 2011. There's a new waterfront lined with super yachts, a lovely high street full of boutique style shops, trendy cafe's and restaurants, views to die for and a real buzz on the street during summer.
From the waterfront, you can alight tourism cruises into the beautiful Queen Charlotte Sound and discover rare dolphins, birdlife and hundreds of stunning bays and coves lined with lush bush and boats bobbing around in the crystal clear water.
Picton's accommodation options have seen a dramatic transformation in recent years too, and now there are plenty of choices for all budgets. For families there are budget to luxury options and there's plenty to do for the kids on Picton foreshore, while Mum and Dad enjoy the view.
Picton is base camp for the Queen Charlotte Track, one of the worlds best coastal walks.
Just twenty minutes from Picton, you'll find Marlborough's wine region with over 50 wineries to discover.
To find out more about Picton go to www.lovemarlborough.co.nz.
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