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Want a stupendous view over Picton and the Marlborough Sounds for free? all you need is plenty of puff and the view is yours. The path winds up and up from Newgate Street near the harbour and there's plenty of views on the way up....More
We started our journey at the Garden Terrace end, as we were staying at a campsite near here.
This entrance to the track will show you signs to go across the stream over stepping stones, however we ended up taking our shoes off, rolling up...More
you'll start down st newgate st. and then head up the "hill top track"
rather steep but definitely doable, the time on the sign is quite short though, I went with a pretty fast pace and took me a good 45min. the view up there,...More
Iz and I stayed at the Top 10 Holiday Park and strolled up this track to catch a view of Picton.
Strolled is not really the term to use. At times the track was treacherous due to greasy slippery clay-like mud underfoot threatening to pitch...More
What a great walk. Took about an hour+ to get to the trig point, and it was all uphill coming from Newgate Street ( near the Top Ten park entrance). It is really worth doing this walk as at the top there are incredible views...More
As the track guide says, be prepared for an incline right from the get go. However there's a bunch of strategically placed seats along the way, so you can rest if needed. And the view from the top is definitely worth it.
My partner and...More
I went up from Newgate Street (a bit of a trek from town). It's a very manageable walk - quite a lot of steps but the views are very nice on a clear day. The way down to Garden Terrace is more of a slope...More
This track is suitable to most fitness levels. I started and exited from Newgate Street. Stunning view at the top! Little over half an hour one way for me to do. However, DO NOT attempt after heavy downpour or when the track is damp. Coming...More