Welcome to Picton
Enjoy the beautiful and serene town of Picton. On this audio tour you will learn about the history of the town; how it was formed on the site of a former Māori settlement, and where the Whaling Stations were located.
Some of the locations you will have the opportunity to visit include:
- the War Memorial Archway
- Sennen House
- the Whaling Harpoon
Explore the tranquil and recently renovated Picton Foreshore. A lively yet peaceful city full of eclectic architecture and quirky features. Your Tour. Your Way.
- 1. Check out the Edwin Fox, what international travel used to be like, a unique hull which took 1000+ trees and consummate skill to construct.
- 2. A.S. Echo, now permanently ‘on the hard’ on Picton foreshore, was built from kauri trees in 1905 at Te Kopuru near Dargaville by William Brown & Sons.
- 3. Sennen House is an exquisitely restored, 1886 weatherboard homestead
- 4. The War Memorial Arch is a permanent reminder of the men who laid down their lives during World War One.