Picton and the Marlborough Sounds are one of the most beautiful New Zealand attractions. There is plenty to see and do in Picton, South Island, New Zealand.

ASURE Jasmine Court Motel is close to local restaurants, the township, waterfront and Waikawa Marina.  We are happy to provide advice on local attractions, create itineraries and book your holiday activities. 
Below are some options or give us a call  to find out more.

Things to do in Picton

Beachcomber Fun Cruises
Queen Charlotte Sound Scenic & Mail run daily cruises.  Lunch Cruises  & water transport to QC Track and Motuara Island Wildlife Sanctuary.

Beachcomber Fun Cruises

Wilderness Guides
Your guides to the Marlborough Sounds.  Local experts for sea kayaking, hiking and mountain biking.  

Wilderness Guides Marlborough Sounds New Zealand

Dolphin Watch Eco-tours
Wildlife-focused tours combine scenic cruise and nature experience.  Encounter seals, sea-birds and dolphins. Dolphin viewing and swimming. 

Dolphin Watch : Marlborough Sounds New Zealand

Marlborough Sounds Adventure Company
Specialists in Queen Charlotte Track & Marlborough Sounds adventure holidays.

Marlborough Sounds Adventure Company Picton New Zealand 

Waterways Boating Safaris
Experience the thrill of driving your own boat through the beautiful, sheltered waterways of the Marlborough Sounds.

Waterways Boating Safaris: Fun freedom and stunning scenery Marlborough Sounds

 Great Day Out in Picton
Includes EcoWorld Aquarium, steamboat harbour cruise, heritage walk, mini-golf

Ecoworld Penguin : Picton New Zealand

Natural Encounters – Marlborough Sounds
All Inclusive Guided and Independent Walking and Mountain Biking
Packages of The Queen Charlotte Track Walkway

Natural Encounters Marlborough Sounds New Zealand 
Asure Accommodation | Jasmine Court Picton New Zealand

The ideal New Zealand accommodation for your Queen Charlotte track walk or your next holiday.
Whether you are planning a relaxing holiday in a peaceful environment, or a busy break filled with activities and exploring, this beautiful part of New Zealand is the ideal destination. Browse through our gallery, read about our Picton accommodation  options, rates  and facilities, or simply give us a call  to book your stay.

Lochmara Lodge Wildlife Recovery & Arts Centre

Wildlife Recovery and Arts Centre is set on the tranquil shores of Lochmara Bay – a truly unique experience.

Lochmara Lodge Art and Eco Centre Marlborough Sounds New Zealand

Greenshell Mussel Cruise


A wonderful cruise from the Havelock Marina. Visit a Greenshell Mussel Farm for the perfect wine and food match of fresh steamed mussels served with a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.

Greenshell Mussel Cruise Marlborough Sounds New Zealand

Sounds Connection Wine Tours & Fishing Charters


Showcasing Marlborough Wineries, scenic tours and Marlborough Sounds fishing charters.

Sounds Connection Wine Tours Marlborough New Zealand

Explore Picton and the Marlborough Region

Allow a few days to really explore the Marlborough region.  We can help you put together a great itinerary of local tours and activities and book these for you. As an Interislander booking agent, we can take care of your ferry travel bookings.

  • Relax on Picton waterfront, take in the shops and galleries. Savour a delicious coffee or lunch with a view of the harbour.
  • Our two mountain bikes are available for our guests and are ideal for riding nearby trails or just exploring Picton and Waikawa Bay.
  • Koromiko Golf Club is 10 mins from Picton and we have 2 sets of clubs available for our guests.
  • A day trip to Nelson, Kaikoura, St Arnaud, the Nelson Lakes and Rainbow Ski field are all just 2 hours drive from Picton. 
  • A leisurely 3 hour cruise on an Inter-island Ferry day excursion will take you across  to Wellington. Visit Te Papa National Museum, Zealandia Sanctuary or just spend the day exploring our Capital city.  We can book this for you.
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