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

  • Deb Webber (Nov 23rd - Nov 23rd) Deb Webber will walk through the audience, giving spontaneous readings - communicating with those who have passed into spirit. Sometimes they are cheeky, sometimes they are sad, sometimes humorous but always inspiring ...
  • Russian National Dance Show - Kostroma (Nov 23rd - Nov 23rd) Direct from Russia "Kostroma" premiers in New Zealand in November 2014. This dazzling masterpiece featuring 45 elite dancers, masterly techniques, 600 lavish costumes and over 15 breathtaking scenes. 'Kostroma' takes ...
  • Evening Dinner (Nov 23rd - Nov 23rd) Regional Dinner. 300pax.
  • Conference (Nov 23rd - Nov 27th) Multi-day conference. 480pax.
  • Farmers Market Spring Season (Sep 14th - Nov 30th) Buy Local - Cook Local Showcasing the best of what Marlborough has to offer Fresh, local and Marlborough grown sold by the producer. Abundant with seasonal fruit, vegetables, baking and much much more .. In ...
  • MVIP Family Day Out (Nov 23rd - Nov 23rd) Come along and support Child Abuse Prevention Marlborough and enjoy a great free family day out! To celebrate national Child Abuse Prevention week, Marlborough Violence Intervention Project are hosting a free family ...