There’s much beauty that makes Marlborough Sounds, and if you want easy access to it, visit Picton. The port town is not only surrounded by lush natural beauty, it’s home to a vibrant town culture with restaurants, cages, art galleries, and artisanal shops. There’s even a floating marine museum and aquarium. Take a ferry to Marlborough Sounds, a collection of ancient sunken river valleys. You’ll have access to some of the lushest lands for activities like sailing, animal watching, hiking, and plenty of other watersports. Every hiking or kayaking activity will take you to a new location in the marine reserve, making the place impossible to get tired of. So, are you ready to call the town of Picton your getaway home yet?