Experience Marlborough

Things to Do

Edwin Fox Maritime Museum

Visit the Edwin Fox maritime museum on Picton's foreshore to discover the fascinating history of the world's 9th oldest preserved ship.

Picton Golf Club

Picton Golf Club is a 9 hole course Par 72 for women and par 70 for men. The Golf Course is located 5 minutes south of Picton. Club, trundler and cart hire available.

Picton Museum

The Picton Museum boasts a collection of over 2,000 items incorporating Maori , whaling, maritime and historical displays. The museum is located on the foreshore and operates 7 days a week.

Explore the Marlborough Sounds

Picton is well known for its vast series of islands, peninsulas and seas covering 4,000km² of islands. Sight-see the Marlborough Sounds with BeachComber Cruizes or Eko Tours.

Hike the Fabulous Queen Charlotte Track

The Queen Charlotte Track is 70km’s in length, and it stretches between Ship Cove and Anakiwa. You will see some of the most picturesque sights available in New Zealand.

Feel free to register at the DOC (Department of Conservation) camp sites, or else you can book to stay at the various accommodation providers along the route.

Kayak the Queen Charlotte Sound

Should you prefer to glide your way around the Queen Charlotte Sound in a kayak, then the Marlborough Sounds Adventure Company must be your next port of call.

They have several guided tours, are well worth it, and you will find yourself wishing that you could stay longer!

These and other Things to Do are plentiful in Picton and the surrounding areas, such as Wine Tours, the Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary, fishing, Dolphin swims and much more…