The lovely, sunny town of Blenheim is in the Marlborough region, in the north-east of the South Island. It takes nearly four hours to drive the 309km between Blenheim and Christchurch – a beautiful drive through rolling hills of 'wine country'. The seaport of Picton is 28km away, the gateway to the Marlborough Sounds, Wellington and the North Island.
Over the years, Blenheim offered a safe harbour to explorers such as Captain Cook and Dumont d'Urville. Nowadays travellers from New Zealand and the rest of the world visit Blenheim to enjoy its wine industry, gourmet foods, Marlborough Sounds and activities such as golf, fishing, kayaking and water sports. more
Blenheim, one of the sunniest towns in New Zealand, has an average of 2,500 sunshine hours every year. The hot, relatively dry summers and crisp winters are perfect for visitors as well as for growing the grapes destined for the internationally renowned Sauvignon Blanc.
On the second Saturday in February each year, the annual Wine Marlborough festival showcases the region's wines and over 20 local Blenheim wineries open their cellar doors all year round. Taking a cycling tour around the wineries is popular and local parks and the Wither Hills offer attractive walks.
The town offers some lovely accommodation options including: bed and breakfast and winery accommodation, backpackers, holiday homes, hotels and motor lodges.
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Stylish, modern, central - Free ultra fast Wi-Fi (1GB). Donna & Paul invite you to stay at 171 On High Motel when you visit Blenheim for business or pleasure. 12 Qualmark 4+ star self-contained units offer a range of studios, one or two bedroom apartments. Located a short 5min walk from Blenheim's town centre, cafés, restaurants and shops.
Modern, warm, affordable motel accommodation with excellent facilities located close to Blenheim township, in a top wine growing region. Well appointed units. Licensed bar plus all the usual in-house facilities. Excellent outdoor area with swimming pool and playground for the family. Restaurants, cafes and bars nearby.
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Creating innovative and imaginative self-drive itineraries tailored to your own requirements. If you have a desire to indulge your senses with spectacular food and gold medal wines during your visit, then this is the itinerary for you - a self-drive tour of New Zealand created specially for lovers of great food and fine wine.
Our Blenheim motel accommodation features 12 modern ground floor units within easy walking distance to Blenheim town centre. Perfectly situated as a base for making day trips around the beautiful Marlborough province. All units feature air-conditioning, Sky "Guest Select", 50+ channels and high speed broadband Internet. Only 25 minutes drive from Picton ferry terminal. Cooked and continental Breakfasts. Access units.
Experience one of Blenheim's newest motels with superb facilities in the heart of premium New Zealand wine country. Centrally located and short stroll to town centre, civic amenities, restaurants, and transport. Easy drive to Inter Island ferry. High speed internet and fax in every room. Free WiFi is available and seven units have a corner spa bath.
Spread over nine spacious acres situated in the largest wine growing district in New Zealand. 30 minutes drive to Queen Charlotte and Pelorus Sounds. 90-minute drive to the picturesque mountains and lakes. Three restaurants, tavern, dairy and garage within five minutes walk. Excellent amenities, kitchens, fridges, automatic washers/dryers. Spa room, TV rooms, swimming pool, BBQs and play area. Bike hire.
Botanica Marlborough is located in the heart of Blenheim within 400 metres of cafes, shops and restaurants. Situated in a lovely quiet street in a large award winning garden the tranquil setting provides guests with the ultimate setting to enjoy Marlborough. Relax on the veranda and enjoy the surroundings with a glass of wine or a cup of coffee.
Brookby Ridge Cottage is a lovingly restored cottage, nestled amongst our peaceful, hilltop olive grove and alongside our family-owned 25-acre working vineyard. The cottage is self-contained, with a fully equipped, open-plan kitchen/living room, wood burning stove and TV. A ranch slider leads to the east-facing balcony - perfect for breakfast, brunch or a BBQ with a glass of wine.
Have an "Unforgetabubble" time with us experiencing a wine tour of the Marlborough Region. Choose your wineries and enjoy the many varieties of wine. Spend the day with a wine tour that Lonely Planet described as fun loving with 'hosts as effervescent as champagne!' Let us Drive You To Drink!! We cover tasting charges in wineries with our prices.
The only 5 star hotel in the top of the South Island, Chateau Marlborough offers luxurious suites and apartments. Guests can expect attention to detail and unwavering dedication to excellence, enjoying all that Chateau Marlborough has to offer. With the Marlborough region right at your doorstep, Quench restaurant/wine bar, pool bar and fitness centre, you might never want to leave.
Range of warm, affordable, comfortable units with excellent facilities. Sky TV, swimming pool, children's play area, garden setting with barbecue facilities. Room service, continental and cooked breakfasts are available. Centrally located for civic amenities. Easy drive to airport and Interislander ferry terminal. Friendly hosts keen to make your stay a pleasant one.
We are a small family owned enterprise operating a fleet of current model, two, four, and six-berth motorhomes and campervans. Situated in sunny Nelson at the top of the South Island, amongst national parks and golden beaches. Pick-ups from Nelson Airport and inter-island ferries in Picton.
Emma is a specialist wedding planner and co-ordinator who provides you with a very personal service to ensure you have a wonderful wedding. Minimise stress, save money and enjoy your wedding day knowing you have someone to support you. Whether you live here or overseas I would love to help you plan your perfect wedding day.
This country style private accommodation is a welcome retreat in Marlborough’s stunning Wairau Valley. With beautiful gardens you can relax in the swing chair, jump in the heated pool with views of Mount Fishtail. The lodge has a lounge, dining table and specious bathroom. Mike's famous breakfast is a must have and we have Wi-Fi for our guests and a laundry facility.
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