Common questions

How long does it take to walk the Queen Charlotte Track?

How long does it take to walk the Queen Charlotte Track?

about 13 hours
For walkers, the track requires boots and a good level of fitness, and the 73.5 kilometre trip can be done in 3 – 5 days while the entire Queen Charlotte Track is open to mountain biking from March 1 to November 30 each year. The trip takes about 13 hours.

Are there DOC huts on Queen Charlotte Track?

No. There are no DOC huts on the Queen Charlotte Track but there are DOC campsites that you can stay at however. There are also private camping grounds, resorts and homestays options along the track.

Do you have to pay to walk the Queen Charlotte Track?

The Pass fee contributes to track maintenance, enhancement and access. The pass only covers access to the private land sections and does not cover camping or other fees on the Queen Charlotte Track. $12 for a 1 day pass. $25 for up to 5 consecutive days.

Is Queen Charlotte Drive sealed?

The Queen Charlotte Drive is a sealed road with an undulating profile as it winds its way along the edge of Queen Charlotte Sound. Traffic through Picton fluctuates with arriving and departing ferries, and can be quite busy during peak season.

Is the road open between Blenheim and Nelson?

State Highway 6, between Blenheim and Nelson, has been reopened – but expect delays. The latest information from the Waka Kotahi journey planner website says the road between Renwick and Rai Valley is open, but to expect delays of up to 30 minutes.

Where is Queen Charlotte track in New Zealand?

Boat transfers from Picton to New Zealand’s Queen Charlotte Track, Marlborough Sounds lodges and holiday homes with Cougar Line. Cougar Line Update // 18-07-21

Where to ride Queen Charlotte track in Marlborough?

Ride the stunning northern Queen Charlotte Track to Punga Cove, with return boat transfers for you and your mountain bike from Picton. Book Bike Day Out About us Marlborough Sounds water transport with a smile.

Do you need qctlc for Queen Charlotte Track?

If you’re walking or biking between Punga Cove and Anakiwa along the Queen Charlotte Track, you’ll require a Queen Charlotte Track Land Cooperative (QCTLC) pass to access sections of the track that cross private land. Passes are available for purchase from the Cougar Line office and aren’t included in Cougar Line’s standard fares.

Is there a water taxi to Queen Charlotte Sound?

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