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Customer Travel Tips for Picton

73% Avg. city rating Rated by 45 customers

Activities / excursions 82%

Restaurants / eating out 71%

Shopping 61%

Chilling out / relaxing 86%

Getting around / public transport 73%

Sightseeing 78%

Culture 70%

Nightlife / partying 60%

Value for money 79%

Customer Travel Tips for Picton

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62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
62% Avg. rating


09 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Not spend too long, maybe a day at most

Liked: Small but pretty

Disliked: Not much to do

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
64% Avg. rating


13 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Shopping Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Check onward booking first

Liked: Fish and chips

Disliked: I was stuck there because all the buses were booked up

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


27 Mar 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Cougar line for boat transfers, very helpful and friendly staff

Liked: Great access to QCT

Disliked: A bit small but fine for a day

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 20%
69% Avg. rating


20 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: .

Disliked: .

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


06 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: No

Liked: Very beautiful place. Quiet, small town.

Disliked: No

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


27 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Customer Travel Tip: Check out your accomodation properly!

Liked: The sceneary, friendly people at various cafes/shops

Disliked: No

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


01 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Events / festivals Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: stay for one night only

Liked: location

Disliked: no

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


14 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: If travelling from north island and on the back of lots of activities Picton is a great place to relax and take a breath! It's a great little town and the walks offer some spectacular views!

Liked: Picton has a nice feel. It has some beautiful scenery and lots of day trip options! Very relaxed place perfect for a day of walking and sightseeing!

Disliked: No

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
67% Avg. rating


25 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Find the fish & chips restaurant near the beach. Very cheap and good.

Liked: A nice little town. Restaurants were quite expensive.

Disliked: No.

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


16 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Bring a jumper

Liked: Views

Disliked: No

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


11 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: SPEND MORE TIME HERE

Liked: NICE

Disliked: ONLY TRANZIT THERE.

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


04 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: check out whats on for great ideas to fill in time

Liked: quaint little place

Disliked: First time ive ever paid to go to a museum but im glad i decided to pay the fee as i learn alot about my family in the museum

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
67% Avg. rating


20 Dec 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Do the Queen Charlotte track - one day hikes are also possible!

Liked: The Queen Charlotte Track

Disliked: No

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
64% Avg. rating


12 Nov 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Spend a few days staying here and going to nearby hikes etc

Liked: Small Town close to great sights

Disliked: No

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
62% Avg. rating


16 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Show your onward ferry/bus ticket for half price at the aquarium

Liked: I wasn't there very long but it seemed like a nice little town

Disliked: No

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


14 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: Stay a few days. One out on water and one walking around

Liked: Very friendly place. Beautiful

Disliked: No

53% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
53% Avg. rating


02 Jun 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Walk up the viewpoint

Liked: Good access to ferry, nice walk to viewpoint

Disliked: Not much else there apart from ferry port

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


12 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: wunderschön in den marlborough sounds gelegen. Tolle wanderungen möglich. Lohnt sich für zwei tage bevor es mit bus oder fähre weitergeht.

Disliked: -

58% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
58% Avg. rating


15 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Do a hike!

Liked: It's a nice, quiet, small town with a lot of opportunities for outdoor activities. A great start to the South Island!

Disliked: No.

58% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 20%
58% Avg. rating


11 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: stay at Anikawa Bay YHA hostel and exploit the wonderful Queen Charlotte walk

Liked: not much

Disliked: no

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73% Avg. city rating Rated by 45 customers

Activities / excursions 82%

Restaurants / eating out 71%

Shopping 61%

Chilling out / relaxing 86%

Getting around / public transport 73%

Sightseeing 78%

Culture 70%

Nightlife / partying 60%

Value for money 79%

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