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Getting here

Havelock and the Pelorus region are readily accessible to both visitors from Wellington and Nelson. This page provides some general information on travel times and services to get to and from the Pelorus region.

By Air

There are airports at Blenheim and Nelson, plus a small one at Picton (Koromiko). Helicopters can be chartered to fly you directly to your destination or just for a scenic flight. There are also small airfields scattered within our area, from Koromiko by Sounds Air and airfields in the Sounds. Float plane service in Picton by Picton Air Services

90
Minutes nonstop Flight

From Auckland airport to Blenheim airport

50
Minutes nonstop Flight

From Christchurch airport to Blenheim airport

140
Minutes, 1 or more Flight stops

From Tauranga airport to Blenheim airport

175
Minutes. 1 or more Flight stops

From Queenstown airport to Blenheim airport

By Sea

Ferries cross the Cook Straits 7 days a week and offer a chance to get a cruise to the South Island. Inter Islander and Blue Bridge sail daily between Wellington & Picton.

180
Minutes, ferry crossing time

From Wellington to Picton.

120
Minutes, boat crossing time

From Havelock to Titirangi

45
Minutes, boat crossing time

From Havelock to Kenepuru Sounds

45
Minutes, boat crossing time

From Havelock to Wilson Bay

By Road

Rental cars, motor homes and camper vans, private vehicles, motor bikes and cycles are popular means of getting into those hidden places. Find trains to Blenheim or Picton by RailNewZealand. Intercity buses & coaches operate regular services between Picton, Blenheim, Havelock, Nelson, West Coast.

60
Minutes

From Picton to Havelock

30
Minutes

From Blenheim to Havelock.

60
Minutes

From Nelson to Havelock.

25
Minutes

From Picton to Blenheim