The Queen Charlotte Track is located within the spectacular Marlborough Sounds at the top of New Zealand’s South Island. The region is accessible from the North Island by air, or ferry from Wellington and within the South Island, access is by road, rail or air.
The Queen Charlotte track stretches 71km offering visitors a unique walk or mountain bike ride through lush New Zealand forest, deep coves and skyline ridges. The track is a pleasant 3 – 5 day walk; however day walk options are available.
The track is accessible via water taxis from the township of Picton, or via foot at Anakiwa. Water taxi operators offer several departures a day all year round, along with packages such as days walks or the ever popular pack pass; which incorporates return transfers, packaged along with point to point pack transfers.
Along the track you will find a variety of accommodation providers offering lodging for any budget; however it is will worth shelling out those extra pennies for a once in the lifetime experience that you will experience from staying in one of many luxurious lodgings located on the track.
The track will offer many wonderful highlights along the way; these are bound to include Ship Cove and Eatwells Lookout, a slight detour off the main track that results in awesome views to the outer Queen Charlotte Sound.
The Queen Charlotte Track has plenty to offer for visitors of any age or fitness capability, therefore get out and experience this spectacular track sooner, rather than later.