Queen Charlotte Drive

Queen Charlotte Drive

Picton to Havelock

Reviews

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Mike Fricker

Ranking: 9/10

06Oct18. Lovely drive, great lookouts. Beautiful scenery. Better for the passengers than driver as the road is very windy. Thank wotsit for power steering and auto box! Just make plenty of stops to enjoy the views.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Danny van Meel

Ranking: 10/10

Great drive with a lot of lookout points of the Marlborough Sounds!

Reviewed almost 4 years ago

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Gabriel Prerot

France

Ranking: 7/10

The drive between Picton and Havelock is very scenic and beautiful. It is a bit windy with a big campervan but worth the effort.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Sam Lawrence

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Gorgeous time along the coast from Picton. So many stunning views and stop off points. Highly recommended.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Maayke Reidsma

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

A beautiful road. So many great lookouts!!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Hector Sharp

England

Ranking: 9/10

Fantastic drive and lots of great places to stop that overlook the Sounds.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Brianna Burd

Canada

Ranking: 7/10

Beautiful scenery at every time. Bathrooms and camping spots are plentiful. Only downfall would be the winding roads for those who get car sick.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Patrick Veber

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

The drive from Picton to Havelock is a 35km ride directly at the coast with stunning views of the Marlborough Sounds.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Ben Devlin

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

Off the beaten path so make sure you have at least half a tank of gas and a stomach for gravel roads. EPIC!

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Greta

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Stunning landscape! We had several breaks at the lookout points and enjoyed the beautiful views. But quite a lot of turns/bends and sometimes steep!

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Inge van Noorf

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Beautiful way to drive.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in December 2014

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Christoph Betten

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

The scenery was great and there were a lot of lookouts and spots at the beach. Better than the Great Ocean Road!

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Janek Belcher

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Very curvy drive along the fjords with very nice lookout points.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Sara Clausen

Denmark

Ranking: 9/10

Great scenic drive.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Sanchez

Spain

Ranking: 7/10

Very nice view of the Marlborough Sounds. The track has a lot of shadows, which is good. The end is not that spectacular as the way itself.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Leo

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Marvelous sights almost continuous.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago

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Milena Heinrich

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Nice lookouts on a winding, narrow road. Great vegetation/flora.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago

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Jochem Snyders

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

If you are driving yourself, take this road in the direction of Nelson, if you can wake up early and hit the road before a lot of others do.

Reviewed about 9 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Dirk & Marlene

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Just beautiful scenery!

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Elke & Charlotte

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Track with your car or camper - very nice views.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Veltmaat NL

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful views, wonderful road (except the road works alot)

Reviewed over 11 years ago and experienced in January 2010