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The Snout walking track

Picton, Marlborough, Picton, New Zealand
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A beautiful walk that highlights Charlotte sound

A lovely walk/hike that can be as hard or easy as you want to make it. Lots of undulations but not... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Lake Macquarie, Australia
Not just a walking track

OK, so the actual Snout Track IS a walking track. But there's a parallel mountain biking trail... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Picton, Marlborough, Picton, New Zealand

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

A lovely walk/hike that can be as hard or easy as you want to make it. Lots of undulations but not too hard for most walkers (wear good walking shoes though!). The sights all along the walk are to die for and well worth the...More

1  Thank Scampi_1965
Reviewed 19 April 2017

OK, so the actual Snout Track IS a walking track. But there's a parallel mountain biking trail which is superb! The trail has fantastic views of the water below. In some areas, it was a bit narrow and you could see where there will soon...More

1  Thank JSTrip_77
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We parked at a car park outside of Picton on part of the trail. The first half 40 mins takes you to Queen Charlotte view. Another 40 mins of up and down walking brings you to the end of the Snout Track. Brilliant views of...More

1  Thank old_romantics_2000
Reviewed 11 February 2017

On visits to this area in past years, we've previously done the complete three-hour return trip, but being a little short of time, and the weather being particularly hot, we decided to walk just to the halfway point on this occasion. Even the shortened version...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 5 February 2017

It was definitely one of the highlights of our trip. The Snout Walking Track views were nothing short of spectacular. We were so lucky to have great weather on the day we took this walk, which was January 2016 (this automated listing didn't allow us...More

Thank chop66
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I was looking for something to do in Picton so I so this walk which can take just over an hour to get to the view, but the view is rewarding at the end. I also walk down to the next town Waikawa Bay thinking...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This nice hike is listed in the book "202 Great Walks, the Best Day Walks in New Zealand." It took me a little over an hour to walk to the end of the hike (the snout) from the car park and about the same amount...More

2  Thank 505badgolfer
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We picked up a free 'Picton by foot or bike' map from our hostel (the information centre has them too) and set off from Picton centre to 'the snout' peninsula. In our opinion, the track is so well sign-posted from the marina area, that it...More

2  Thank mikeedeedee
Reviewed 15 September 2016

There are several entry points to start this walk.You can make it as long as you want or a short power walk.I recommend taking your time and take in as much beauty as you can.

Thank alan h
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This is an excellent bush walk with several start point options. I usually start from the marina, just head toward Sandy Bay and there is a well signposted entrance steps just beside the toilet block. The complete walk will take you around 9kms return if...More

2  Thank twebb21
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