From comfortable accommodation close to the beautiful Marlborough Sounds and the striking Waikawa Bay Marina to boutique wineries and a wide range of holiday activities including hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, golf, swimming, tennis and even fishing- Whether you’re looking for a tranquil place to unwind or a weekend of outdoor sports activities, Picton is where you’ll find it.
Situated at the top of the South Island, Picton is the main entry point to the Marlborough Sounds. The Sounds can be experienced by a range of boat trips from luxury charter launch to kayaks. Admire the spectacular scenery where bush and mountains rise straight from the sea and settled, seductive bays beckon. Fine restaurants and accommodation lodges are scattered throughout the Sound.
The city of Blenheim is a short drive away as are the numerous boutique wineries . Marlborough is New Zealand’s largest grape-growing and winemaking region with 65 wineries in the area.
Mainstay Hotels in Picton, Marlborough Sounds
The Beachcomber Inn Hotel is situated on the waterfront of Picton, just a 2 minute walk from the main street, 800 metres from the Ferry Terminal, 400 metres from the train station. Picton Beachcomber Inn also has a licenced restaurant overlooking Picton Habour.
Please note, during the winter months the restaurant will be closed Sunday & Monday evenings.