Snout Track

Snout Track

Picton

Reviews

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Mike Fricker

Ranking: 9/10

05Oct18. Joined this from Bobs Bay Track. Some of it is along a gravel track with no shade. It was sunny and warm when we walked it.
We didn’t do the complete walk, just to Queen Charlotte’s Lookout. There is a drop loo there and a picnic table. Good walk

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Terry

France

Ranking: 7/10

Really nice walk, easy access, good views.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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celine gries

France

Ranking: 8/10

A lovely walk in the Marlborough Sounds. The view is impressive at Queen Charlotte lookout. After that, the walk gets harder and slippery until Snout Head. There is a nice grassy spot at the end and a nice, but less impressive view of the Sounds.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Kat

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Very well marked track just outside of town. Takes about 3-4 hours return.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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May

Israel

Ranking: 10/10

The Snout Track was fun. A great view and a short walk. The walk to the top was hard but then you go back down so that makes it easier. It was after a rainy day so the ground was a bit muddy but not something that would disturb the trip.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Tom Anders

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Good, amazing spots.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in April 2016

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Kathrin Redl

Germany

Ranking: 6/10

First walk in New Zealand, okay but there were better ones to come, very windy on the Snout.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Sam

Belgium

Ranking: 8/10

It is ok, really nice walk. About 2 hours to get there. Not many people on the track and one of the best views I have ever seen!

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Quentin Neulens

Belgium

Ranking: 8/10

Amazing view of Queen Charlotte Sound and Picton. Do not miss it if you are staying several days in Picton.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Matthew Hallowell

Ranking: 10/10

Phenomenal place for a run. Or a tramp with the kiddo. Beautiful scenery abounds.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Nina Müller

Germany

Ranking: 6/10

Short, nice walk.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in February 2015

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Ahmed Mohsen Aly

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

Exhausting track but well worth the view! We even had a kiwi bro chilling with us at the end of the track as we ate jelly beans and waved at the boats.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Benjamin

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Nice leg stretcher through forest area. Nice views and a very windy front end of the track.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Verena

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Nice short to medium walk with a beautiful views over the Marlborough Sounds. You can get there by car and there is free parking.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Timothy

Australia

Ranking: 7/10

Lovely walk, we did not hgo all the way down to the Snout as it was not worth it. 1 hr 20 min return, but we were high tailing it. We parked at Endeavour Park and took the Waikawa Track to the right until it met up with the Snout.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Miranda

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Park at Endeavour park, follow the Picton-Waikawa Track and it will meet the Snout Track on the left. We went to the Queen Charlotte view and back in 80 minutes, but were walking fast. The views were breathtaking.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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David and Sally Wallis

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Clearly signed and well maintained.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Shannon Taylor

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful views, good walking path. A challenge but very rewarding.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago

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Huw Davies

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

Variety of short walks that can be linked for longer walks. Well signposted, good views across Queen Charlotte Sound. Good if time is short.

Reviewed about 8 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Heewin Otten

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful, less information on the spot and toiley was smelly and we have had better.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Eveline Mestrom

Netherlands

Ranking: 6/10

The first half of the track was with a rewarding view. The second half was very slippery and quite difficult and the view on the end was not very spectacular.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Deirdre Hayes

Ireland

Ranking: 10/10

A beautiful walk along the headland - had nice weather.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Claudia Jackson and Geoffroy van Roelenbosch

England

Ranking: 8/10

A nice track opposite the Queen Charlotte Sound track. Good to do if you don't have time to do the QC walk as the views are similiar, but it only takes 3-4 hours.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Sue Top

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Some road sections, but generally quiet, very scenic and interesting information. Good short walk (3hours).

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Mary Banks

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Lovely 3 hour return walk.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Colin Daniels

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

Lovely walk spoilt by works going on closing the upper track but there was no warning of it being closed and so we had to retrace our steps - frustrating.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago and experienced in February 2010

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LucyT

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

A lovely walk with real stunning views of the Marlborough sounds. So quiet + breath taking - a little challenging at points but well worth it.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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S Bourford

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful views, good new tracks, short walk. Lots of options along the way e.g. along the ridge, along a water way, out to a snout.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Kasper

Denmark

Ranking: 7/10

Track from the harbour to the snout. Plenty of good views, and it is for free 4hr walk.

Reviewed over 10 years ago