Walk with us on the Queen Charlotte Track

New Zealand

Your next walk starts with us

We can show you the Queen Charlotte Track & Marlborough Sounds New Zealand like no-one else

Your definitive online walking guide

Brought to you by long-term local company Wilderness Guides Marlborough Sounds, this website offers a one-stop shop for independent or guided walking packages on the Queen Charlotte Track, New Zealand's most diverse coastal walk set in the stunning Marlborough Sounds. 

We are the Queen Charlotte Track walking tour specialists – we have expert track knowledge and offer a range of attractive packages to take the hassle out of booking your walking holiday. We are based in Picton and have been owned and operated for the past 20 years by Marlborough couple, Juliet and Steve Gibbons.

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Experience the Queen Charlotte Track

The Queen Charlotte Track is best accessed from Picton at the top of the South Island of New Zealand. Enjoy bush walking and ridge top views of the sunken river valleys of the Marlborough Sounds combined with a wide range of superb accommodation options including boutique lodges and hotels.

Contact us today – this is where your Queen Charlotte Track adventure begins!

Queen Charlotte Track Update: 

The Queen Charlotte Track is now fully open following the August 2022 weather event.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Marlborough Sounds soon!

Plan & Prepare

Tips and suggestions to help you prepare for your walk in the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand.

Track Map

View the Queen Charlotte Track map & elevation


Places to stay on the Queen Charlotte Track & Picton area

What to Bring

General guide to packing & suggestions for your walk


Frequently asked questions about the walks

Local Weather

Please note: The weather in New Zealand can be changeable even at the height of summer – please come prepared for four seasons (clothing for hot and cold weather).

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