Picton Tourism

Picton is a town in the Marlborough Region of New Zealand's South Island. The town is located near the head of the Queen Charlotte Sound, 25 km (16 mi) north of Blenheim and 65 km (40 mi) west of Wellington. Waikawa lies just north-east of Picton, and is often considered to be contiguous part of Picton. Picton is a major hub in New Zealand's transport network, connecting the South Island road and rail network with ferries across Cook Strait to Wellington and the North Island. The town has a population of 4,330 (June 2015 estimate), making it the second-largest town in the Marlborough Region behind Blenheim. It is the easternmost town in the South Island with a population of at least 1,000 people. The town is named after Sir Thomas Picton, the Welsh military associate of the Duke of Wellington, who was killed at the Battle of Waterloo.

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Planning a vacation to Picton in New Zealand? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Kaikoura, New Zealand. Kaikoura is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like World Of Wearable Art And Classic Cars Museum, Harwoods Hole Walk, Christ Church Cathedral. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Kaikoura Airport. Popular vacation packages of Picton are of 1-2 days.

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  • Know the pollution level of Picton before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 66.67 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Picton for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Picton.

    • Burglary and Theft 60 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 60 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 60 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 60 (High)
    • Car Stealing 60 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 60 (High)
    • Attacks 60 (High)
    • Drug offense 60 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 40 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 35 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 60 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 60 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 60 (High)
    • Safety Index 39.71 (Low)
    • Climate Index 97.24 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 11.49 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 24.67 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 83.33 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Picton

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.25 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.64 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.45 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 70.67 USD

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