YHA Picton

Description

This centrally sited Picton hostel is a converted 100-year old traditional guesthouse with character. Everything Picton has to offer is right on the doorstep, as YHA Picton Wedgwood House is located just off Picton’s High Street and is easy to find. This is a family owned and operated hostel where you will come as a stranger but leave as a friend.

The YHA Picton hostel is clean, tidy and friendly with a range of comfortable accommodation at an affordable price. Accommodation ranges from a few small bedrooms in the main hostel, while the adjacent building has three separate fully self-contained flats which sleep 4-9 in mostly twin/double rooms. This Picton backpackers has a quiet lounge with books, magazines and games as well as has a sun-drenched private garden and outdoor areas with covered seating near the paved BBQ area.

There are many great activities to do in Picton like kayaking, diving, sailing, walks or cruising the magnificent Marlborough Sounds. Close to the train and bus stations and Interislander ferry terminal YHA Picton Wedgwood House is the perfect hub for exploring the North and South Islands of New Zealand.

By Bus/Shuttle

Bus 500m. Shuttle buses will drop off/pick up at hostel or Dublin Street/SH1 Corner.

By Plane

Service to Wellington by ‘Sounds Air’ from Picton Airport (Koromiko). Free shuttle.

By Train

The hostel is 250m from the train station

By Ferry

The hostel is 500m from the ferry terminal

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  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Storage
  • EFTPOS
  • Library Exchange
  • Locker Storage
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mastercard
  • Parking
  • TV Room
  • VISA
  • Walk the Queen Charlotte Track a spectacular and popular 71 kilometre track.
  • Take a scenic wildlife cruise to see dolphins, seabirds, seals and maybe even a whale!
  • Try out some watersports from kayaking to parasailing, sailing to scuba diving.
  • Travel across to Wellington and the North Island on the Interislander ferry.
  • Sample some of the high quality Marlborough wines at the nearby Blenheim wine region.

Events

  • Water Symposium (Nov 24th - Nov 28th) 2014 Water symposium - The joint Water Symposium of the New Zealand Hydrological Society, New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society and the IPENZ Rivers Group. The Symposium is to be held at the Marlborough Convention ...
  • Great Gatsby Christmas Party Revue (Nov 28th - Nov 28th) Mention the name Gatsby and it conjures images of parties, excesses of every kind, glamour, glitz and a society fuelled by impulse and desire. It was 1920s New York and Gatsby’s parties were legendary. That ...
  • DHL Saloon Series (Nov 28th - Nov 28th) Join us for the 1st round of the DHL Saloon Series. Fun for the whole family. Admission: Adults $10 Children 5-16 years $3 Children - Under 5 Free Family - 2 Adults & 3 Children $20 Students with ID $8 ...
  • The Game's Afoot (Nov 26th - Dec 6th) It is December 1936 and Broadway star William Gillette, admired the world over for his leading role in the play Sherlock Holmes, has invited his fellow cast-members to his Connecticut castle for a weekend of revelry. But ...
  • Marlborough Artisan Market (Oct 4th - Apr 4th 2015) Highlighting the best of Marlborough art, crafts, food and produce. Come along and browse our stalls every week. Every Saturday morning (rain or shine). 9.00am to 1.00pm, Wynen Street Carpark (behind Market Street). Ph: ...
  • Blenheim Canine Training Club (Nov 29th - Nov 30th) Blenheim Canine Training Club is holding an Agility/Jumpers Championship show. Pre entry essential for competition but free access for spectators. Catering during event.