Bob's Bay Track

Bob's Bay Track




10 Rankers Reviews

9 Face-to-Face

392 Walking

27 Picton / Marlborough Sounds



Time: 30 min

The Bob's Bay track (30 minutes return) is an easy walk that follows the coastline from Shelley Beach to Bob's Bay.


Feature Value Info


South IslandMarlboroughPicton / Marlborough Sounds


  • Walking
  • Free


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Mike Fricker

Ranking: 9/10

05Oct18. A nice walk in the bush to the beach. Take care, there have been a few slips on the way.
It joins up with the Snout Track, see separate review.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Emma-Janes Hughes


Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful views of Picton harbour and hills. Moderately difficult walk, but well worth it to Bob's Bay. We were sorry we did not bring a picnic!

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Hector Sharp


Ranking: 7/10

Easy walk and spectacular views along the way.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Wei-Chin Chen


Ranking: 7/10

Nice walk if you have got some time in Picton, but not a must.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Robyn Hallowell

United States

Ranking: 8/10

Nice place for a morning run. Can be busy later in the day.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in November 2015

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Ranking: 7/10

Beautiful lake, we were quasi alone - very quiet.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Laina Black


Ranking: 7/10

A nice easy stroll, with great views over the harbour.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Agnes McMillan

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Recommended by personnel at Endeavour Express. Lovely walk through native bush.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in February 2011

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Graham Jones

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

1 hour return walk. See ferry from Wellington docking at Picton.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Derek Puplett


Ranking: 7/10

A reasonable short walk, but Bob's Bay was underwhelming. Not really sure it was worth the effort, but OK to pass an hour or so.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Nick Morrison

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