A unique New Zealand journey, where every day creates memories even greater than the views

A unique New Zealand journey, where every day creates memories even greater than the views

A unique New Zealand journey, where every day creates memories even greater than the views

A unique New Zealand journey, where every day creates memories even greater than the views

A unique New Zealand journey, where every day creates memories even greater than the views

A unique New Zealand journey, where every day creates memories even greater than the views

A unique New Zealand journey, where every day creates memories even greater than the views

A unique New Zealand journey, where every day creates memories even greater than the views

QUEEN CHARLOTTE TRACK

Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand

Gorgeous coastal views, the stunning Marlborough Sounds, and native bush – the Queen Charlotte Track is utterly unique. Combining the best of New Zealand walking and biking with a seamless network of cruise and pack transfers, resorts and lodges and great food and wine, whether you’re here for one day or five, the Queen Charlotte Track is brilliant every day.

Stretching between the Queen Charlotte and Keneperu Sounds lies the Queen Charlotte Track, unique partnership between the Department of Conservation (DOC), Marlborough District Council and private landowners.

Visitors to the Queen Charlotte Track, renowned for its stunning views and contrasting landscape, historical landmarks and wonderful variety of native bush and wildlife, will find this a unique and spectacular trip through the Marlborough Sounds, as it passes through lush coastal forest, historic bays, and along skyline ridges with unsurpassed views of Queen Charlotte and Kenepuru Sounds. This track is as much about a walking/biking holiday as it is an environmental, cultural and lifestyle experience.

Complementing the unique natural features of the track is the variety of accommodation available along the track and the water transport services which allow your luggage to be transferred each day, whether you are walking or biking. Complete Package Providers can arrange everything for you.

Come and experience the breathtaking ridgetop panoramas of Queen Charlotte and Kenepuru Sounds and enjoy the company of friendly hosts and superb food and wine. Walking doesn’t get much better than this!

Crisp mornings & sunny days mean beautiful winter conditions to enjoy the Queen Charlotte Track, whether your passion is walking or cycling.
Many operators are open throughout the winter, for more information contact: QCTSecretary@qctrack.co.nz
Enjoy the sunniest spot in New Zealand!
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Happy Wednesday everyone! We are getting some much needed fall rain, and we can't help but to look back at the amazing walks we have done on the Queen Charlotte Track this past summer! We wanted to highlight the Ship Cove to Furneaux Lodge section. The first 15 kms of the Queen Charlotte Track is truly amazing with an initially challenging climb followed by an amazingly rewarding view and look out over Resolution Bay. Follow native forest and wind around the start of the Endeavour Inlet as you close your hike off with a beautiful coastal walk until you reach beautiful Furneaux Lodge. Once you have arrived to Furneaux Lodge, relax and enjoy a much needed snack or refreshment and wait for your journey back to Picton. Truly a full day out!

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Walk the Track

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The spectacular walking track, stretching from historic Ship Cove to Anakiwa, passes through lush coastal forest, around coves and inlets, and along skyline ridges offering breathtaking views of the Queen Charlotte and Kenepuru Sounds.

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Bike the Track

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While the Queen Charlotte Track is regarded as a classic New Zealand walk, it is also regarded as one of New Zealand’s best single track mountain bike rides and became the 21st Great Ride on the Ngā Haerenga New Zealand Cycle Trail in March 2013.

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Experience the Track

Walk or bike the real New Zealand, in the heart of the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, where the mountains meet the sea.