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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  • It is one of my favourite place in New Zealand! So many different walks to do. It’s always amazing !!  more »
  • Came in & left on a cruise boat & a pretty trip through the sounds. We had hired a Hetrz car which got delivered to the ferry terminal - great service & very friendly staff member. Drove the short & p...  more »
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