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Natural Encounters - Queen Charlotte Track

Marlborough Sounds

Opposite Picton Infomation Center on the Picton Foreshore

Heralded as one of the countries premier walking trails The Queen Charlotte Track is becoming instantly recognised as New Zealands most scenic and relaxing coastal walks. From fern fringed bays and lush green forest to stunning skyline vistas its easy to see why.

Top this with comfortable accommodation in luxury lodges along with fine dining restaurants and you have all the requirements for a gourmet walking holiday in style.

Walked over four days, The Queen Charlotte Track (71 km, 40 miles) is well maintained with the majority of the streams bridged and has a v

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Phone: 021 268 8879
Mobile (and SMS): 021 268 8879
Address: 11 Hampden Street, Picton


Uncharted Wilderness Tours

Marlborough Sounds

Queen Charlotte Sound Marlborough Sounds New Zealand

Join our day, overnight or multi day guided or unguided walking/boat tours to explore the Outer Queen Charlotte Sounds and Outer Sanctuary Islands.

Each day sets out on a variation of exciting places to explore.

Walk in Captain Cooks footsteps at Ship Cove. Travel through virgin forest in the outer reaches of the Queen Charlotte Sound.
Visit the predator free Sanctuary Islands Motuara and Bluemine, and see some of New Zealands rarest and endangered native birds. Also observe the native flora flourishing.

Explore the Cape Jackson peninsula

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Phone: 03 573 9026
Mobile (and SMS): 027 6264757
Address: Cape Jackson Private Bag 363, Picton


Outer Queen Charlotte Track

Marlborough Sounds

The beautiful and isolated outer Queen Charlotte Sound

The Outer Queen Charlotte Track (previously known as The Captain Cook Trail) is located in the beautiful Marlborough Sounds (the top of the South Island of New Zealand). It runs from Ship Cove (the start of the Queen Charlotte Track) north to the Cape Jackson lighthouse at the extreme tip of Queen Charlotte Sound, and home of Queen Charlotte Wilderness Park.

Traditionally the trail is walked in two stages, each involving a full days walking. Short side trails are dotted along the main track, which lead to places of interest such as the private golden sand beach (a perfect lunch

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Phone: +64 3 579 9025
Address: Cape Jackson, Queen Charlotte Sound.





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