Destination guide

Luxury Queen Charlotte Sound will entice you

Learn about the unique charm of Queen Charlotte Sound with a stay in a holiday home rental. Travellers appreciate the restaurants in this welcoming city. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Queen Charlotte Sound

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Queen Charlotte Sound a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • EcoWorld Aquarium (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Waitohi Recreational Reserve (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Johanneshof Cellars (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Queen Charlotte Sound

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Queen Charlotte Sound is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Motuara Island (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Mabel Island (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Kenepuru Sounds (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Picton Foreshore (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Momorangi Bay (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Okiwa Bay (14.9 mi / 24 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Queen Charlotte Sound

Fly into Picton (PCN), the closest airport, located 16.1 mi (25.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Blenheim (BHE-Woodbourne), which is 28 mi (45.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Queen Charlotte Sound?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 67 holiday lettings around Queen Charlotte Sound. From 47 Houses to 11 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Queen Charlotte Sound?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Queen Charlotte Sound. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • North Island: 7,954 holiday homes
  • Wellington City: 173 holiday homes
  • South Island: 3,405 holiday homes
  • Blenheim: 47 holiday homes
  • Picton: 104 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Queen Charlotte Sound! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Queen Charlotte Sound?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Queen Charlotte Sound with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Wellington City: 173 holiday lettings
  • Blenheim: 47 holiday lettings
  • Picton: 104 holiday lettings
  • Ngakuta Bay: 101 holiday lettings
  • Port Underwood: 90 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Queen Charlotte Sound?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Queen Charlotte Sound. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mabel Island: 157 holiday rentals
  • Nelson Square: 161 holiday rentals
  • Picton Harbour: 160 holiday rentals
  • Picton War Memorial: 160 holiday rentals
  • Edwin Fox Museum: 159 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Queen Charlotte Sound listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.