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Marlborough Sounds

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Address: Picton, New Zealand
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Marlborough Sounds Seafood Cruise from Picton

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Breathtaking

The Marlborough Sounds are amazing. My family drove up the sounds and saw stunning views along the way. Amazing scenery.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Jared S
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Thames, New Zealand
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Thames, New Zealand
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Marlborough Sounds are amazing. My family drove up the sounds and saw stunning views along the way. Amazing scenery.

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Thank Jared S
Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Sounds are truly beautiful - especially when you get into the smaller reaches where the bush is down to the waters edge. It can be very tranquil with good fishing for those in the know. It's great place for water sports and for children. Ideal to hire a bach or to stay in one of the resorts.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Picton seems to be passed by and overlooked by many tourists, but we spent 5 days here and would definitely recommend it. Marlborough Sounds has so much to offer from boat tours to hikes.

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Thank simplylivinghappy
Nantong
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a wonderfully beautiful area to explore either by foot, or boat. Stunning scenery , with quiet corners available to give you a feeling of space. Totally worth a look.

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Thank Yvonne A
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is one of the.most gorgeous places. Deep green water gorgeous views everywhere. Lots of lovely walks. Must take a boat trip to the Queen Charlotte Track on other side of Picton.

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Bleheim
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is so much to choose from--fishing, boating, picnicing, swimming, walking--the Sounds are absolutely beautiful and a must see.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you hike the trails or go kayaking- this is a must see! Make sure to bring sunscreen even for cloudy days.

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Truro, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place, came through on the ferry, stunning day for a stunning location. Some great walks in the area, plenty of activities like kayaking too would try some of these if we returned

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Ballan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came through here while travelling from the south to north island. Such stunning views to see while passing through on the ferry.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The scenic route takes you to the less well travelled road. Easy driving and breathtaking views. Don't forget your binoculars.

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