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  • View of Queen Charlotte Sound from scenic Queen Charlotte Drive, which winds along the coast between Picton and Havelock. width:640;;height:480
  • Dramatic entrance into Queen Charlotte Sound from Cook Straight. width:640;;height:289
  • A cluster of sharp craggy rocks and cold churning sea water marks the entrance to the Sounds region. width:640;;height:450
  • View of Queen Charlotte Sound, Picton town and distant interior mountains. *Note the snow-capped peaks in late spring. width:640;;height:358
  • Nydia Bay acting serenely calm after an evening rain clears up. width:640;;height:330
  • A great pine reflected in Nydia Bay's calm water after rain. width:327;;height:480
  • View of Kenepuru Sound from Queen Charlotte Drive. width:640;;height:345
  • Beginning of the remote Nydia Trek is marked by DOC signs. width:640;;height:480
  • Stunning view of Nydia Bay from Kaiuma Saddle along the Nydia Trek. width:640;;height:480
  • Zoomed shot from Kaiuma Saddle. width:640;;height:480
  • These gorgeous fuschia stalk orchids were blooming profusely all over Marlborough Sounds in late spring - Novemeber. width:640;;height:480
  • Beautiful native Kereru, aka New Zealand Pigeons, make their homes in Marlborough Sounds. width:287;;height:480
  • Puny but vastly scenic islet in the middle of Nydia Bay. width:640;;height:476
  • Well-sheltered Duncan Bay harbors many local boats. width:640;;height:322
  • Local boats resting in calm Duncan Bay. width:640;;height:480
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