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

  • Daffodil Day 2014 (Aug 29th - Aug 29th) Daffodil Day is the Cancer Society's annual flagship event and one of the most important fundraising and awareness campaigns in the country. As well as providing an opportunity to raise awareness of cancer in New ...
  • Romeo Bragato Conference (Aug 27th - Aug 29th) Bragato: New Horizons Now in its 20th year, the Romeo Bragato Conference is entering a new era. Over the last few years the conference has been primarily focused on presenting the outcomes of, and developments in ...
  • Erin (Aug 29th - Aug 29th) Erin is an emerging independent kiwi Singer/Songwriter based in Canterbury. Her folky, bluesy, off-beat style has proven popular with fans young and old, and her first album, 'Rhythm and Soul' (available for donation ...
  • Midge McCleary (Aug 29th - Aug 29th) Arts... what’s on Midge McCleary Back with favourites and jazzy new album Sugar after months touring. Most recently Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, where Midge performed in bars, coffee houses, festivals, music ...
  • Marlborough's Top Talent (Aug 30th - Aug 30th) Marlborough 4 Fun is delighted to be organising Marlborough's Top Talent in conjunction with The Floor Pride Civic Theatre. The live grand final evening will be a fantastic event showcasing Marlborough's Top Talent ...
  • Erin (Aug 30th - Aug 30th) Erin is an emerging independent kiwi Singer/Songwriter based in Canterbury. Her folky, bluesy, off-beat style has proven popular with fans young and old, and her first album, 'Rhythm and Soul' (available for donation ...

YHA offers a range of accommodation to suit groups of all types. Find out how YHA can help your group with their accommodation, transport and activity needs.

Each hostel offers a range of accommodation options for your group. Please email our Customer Services team or phone freephone (within NZ) 0800 278 299.