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

Get directions on Google

  • 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

  • "Oil on Canvas" Art Exhibition for a Clean Energy Future (Jul 25th - Aug 3rd) The 'Oil on Canvas' Art Exhibition is a community project run by local campaign group 'Clean Energy Action', as part of the national effort to raise awareness about the problems created by increased fossil fuel ...
  • Get Started As a Real Estate Investor (Jul 29th - Jul 29th) This is a free real estate education event developed with the help of Doug Clark, TV star of Spike’s hit show Flip Men and ABCs hit show Big Money. This education event helps you discover how expert real estate ...
  • A Swinging Sixties Celebration (Aug 1st - Aug 3rd) Bay of Many Coves proudly presents the music and good times of the 60s and 70s with California Dreamers We’re bringin’ on back the good times in style! Join us for cool sounds, superb cuisine, fine wines and great ...
  • Marlborough Young Viticulturist of the Year Competition (Aug 1st - Aug 1st) About the Competition The purpose of the Young Viticulturist of the Year competition is to find a national viticulture representative to compete in the Young Horticulturist of the Year competition and to celebrate the ...
  • Young Viticulturist of the Year Awards Dinner (Aug 1st - Aug 1st) About the Competition The purpose of the Young Viticulturist of the Year competition is to find a national viticulture representative to compete in the Young Horticulturist of the Year competition and to celebrate the ...
  • Saint Anthony's Fire (Aug 2nd - Aug 8th) A one act play performed by the Havelock Theatre Company, at the Havelock Town Hall. “Five Go Mad in the Sounds”, would be an appropriate sub-title for this play, if it didn’t conjure impressions of an Enid ...

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.