Port Information

The Port of Picton includes the Port facilities in Picton Harbour and the adjacent Shakespeare Bay located at the head of the sheltered Queen Charlotte Sound on the northeastern tip of the South Island of New Zealand.

Port Marlborough New Zealand Limited operates the commercial Port activities within Picton Harbour and Shakespeare Bay. The Marlborough District Council is responsible for navigation and safety of shipping in the Marlborough Sounds and is represented by the Harbourmaster [ contact information here ].

The Port of Picton is 19 nautical miles from the northern entrance to Queen Charlotte Sound and 18 nautical miles from the alternative Tory channel entrance.


Information for Masters and Agents of Commercial Ships:

Inter-island ferries

For inter-island ferry information and schedules, click logos to visit the operator websites:

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