Attractions

Museum in Picton

Edwin Fox Maritime Museum

Purportedly the world’s ninth-oldest surviving wooden ship, the Edwin Fox was built near Calcutta and launched in 1853. During its chequered career it carried troops to the Crimean War, convicts to Australia and imm…
Viewpoint in Picton

Lookout

The lookout on the Tirohanga Track has beautiful, wide-ranging views of Picton and Queen Charlotte.
Aquarium in Picton

Eco World Aquarium

The primary purpose of this centre is animal rehabilitation: all sorts of critters come here for fix-ups and rest-ups, and the odd bit of hanky-panky! Special specimens include NZ's 'living dinosaur' – the tuatara –…
Museum in Picton

Picton Museum

If you dig local history – whaling, sailing and the 1964 Roller Skating Champs – this will float your boat. The photo displays are well worth a look, especially for five bucks.