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Queen Charlotte Track

Marlborough Sounds, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3-573 5432
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Self-Guided Queen Charlotte Track Walk from Picton
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Full Day Queen Charlotte Kayak and Walking Tour from Picton
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“punga cove” (69 reviews)
“great walk” (47 reviews)
“ship cove” (63 reviews)
Marlborough Sounds, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3-573 5432
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The landscape and the views are just amazing!! It's not so hard in a technical level and he's also kind of comfortable if you're booked on avance your trip accommodations...it's like a meets between the hiking and the conform !! It is definitely one of...More

Thank yoha84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Want to do something different on an upcoming vacation to NZ? are you up to the challenge of a 71k hike,over tough but stunningly beautiful terrain.If the answer is Yes to both,then this a wonderful 4 (3 if you're really ambitious) experience.Its not for the...More

1  Thank Dave A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This walk is an amazing experience, with some of the best views and scenery i have experienced. Make sure you do the walk where they transfer your bags each day and you get tonstay in some wonderful accommodation with fabulous meals. Nothing beats cominf off...More

Thank Bernadette S
QCTInc, Administrator at Queen Charlotte Track, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So pleased you enjoyed your walk, thank you very much for your review. :)

Reviewed 7 September 2017

This walk has everything! History - Captain Cook spent ages in this region and his 250 year anniversary is coming up soon! Beautiful scenery - deserves to be included in the "great walks" of New Zealand. Climate - sunshine every day! Variation - lovely lodges...More

Thank AIP751
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic walk. Well worth doing. Lots of variation in scenery. A reasonable baseline of fitness is required and hiking shoes or boots are recommended - especially if doing when it's been wet recently as the clay surface can be very muddy and wet underfoot. Great...More

Thank amanda975
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Endless ecstacy in walking, views and nature, incredible. One can do a few hours, up to 4 or 5 days, camping or staying in accommodation. Make sure to check out the Lermontov Lodge in Port Gore.

Thank Divesnowboy
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I did day 1 of the track and didn’t meet a single soul. First part of the track starting at Ship Cove is a bit steep, muddy and in the forest, but once you pass the Resolution bay, views become amazing. Lots of birds, crystal...More

1  Thank barsegh
Reviewed 15 August 2017

2 Aussie Hikers here. We did the track in August 2017 in absolutely perfect weather. Most of the track is pretty easy going but there are steep parts such as the beginning. It's unbelievably picturesque and you will come away with some fantastic photo's. The...More

1  Thank mrchilled2017
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Fantastic walk along one of New Zealand's outstanding natural beauty spots. Loved every moment of outstanding views and fresh air, beautiful stops and accommodation and well worth the adventure to Picton from where we started

Thank steveoslade
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Had an amazing hike here. It is so underrated. Very quiet as it is not listed as one of the great walks. but incredible. Better than Able Tasman by far. Campsites were quiet and peaceful. The trail itself isn't too difficult, I managed to complete...More

1  Thank Charlotte12358
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2 October 2017|
Response from QCTInc | Property representative |
Hi there, yes, you can camp on their own tent but only in DOC campsites, privately owned premises that allow tents and any other campsites that are marked on the printable maps, available on our website qct We hope you enjoy... More
14 August 2017|
Response from QCTInc | Property representative |
Hello Dawn, it's great to hear you are considering walking or biking the Queen Charlotte Track. One of the unique aspects of the track is that you can have your luggage transferred to your accommodation each day, allowing... More