Picton Travel Guide

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Picton is the port for the Inter-island ferry from Wellington and arrives after a delightful 3 hour cruise through the Marlborough
The ferry transports trains, trucks, cars and passengers and there are several sailing each day.

Visitors are greeted in Picton by a cute small town full of interesting cafes built along the waterfront overlooking a lovely foreshore park with children's play areas, and seats to sit and dream on, and many small boats bobbing out on the harbour and a large Marina full of launches and yachts.

From Picton it is a short 26 km drive to Blenheim the main town in the Provence of Marlborough where there are many wineries to visit.

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Blenheim is not yet a city, only a large town of 32000 people. There is good shopping in the town and in the outskirts at Springlands, and Redwoodtown and Renwick. The town is situated alon…
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