Picton to Havelock and Pelorus River

This is a short and scenic journey which takes you along Queen Charlotte Drive to Havelock and then on to the Pelorus River. (an option is to return via Blenheim, which takes about the same time).

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Its takes approximately 1 hour to Havelock

 

 

Try The Mussel Pot in the main street

 

or Slip Inn Cafe down by the marina

 

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Heidi’s Cafe in the main street is my favourite for something simple.

 

Things to do in Havelock

Boat trips, or kayaking

http://www.havelocknz.com/

http://www.newzealand.com/us/havelock/

 

Pelorus River

This is about 15mins along State Highway 6, it is great for picnicking or simple short walks in the forest. This is a favourite swimming spot.

This is an area administered by the Department of Conservation (DOC), for details of walks  click here

There is a small cafe, parking and toilets located here.

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3 thoughts on “Picton to Havelock and Pelorus River

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