Marlborough is a region of fine wine and fine scenery. Marlborough will quickly put you in an excellent mood. Follow your passion for the good life through the tranquil countryside. Marlborough main centres include Blenheim, Picton, Havelock, Renwick, Blenheim, Wairau Valley, Seddon and Kekerengu.
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Mobile-friendly - Operating out of the beautiful harbour town of Picton, A1 Picton Shuttles are your locally owned and operated shuttle service. Picton does not have a Taxi Service so we are proud to fill the need. We meet the Interisland Ferries and transport you to your accommodation, airport, train or wherever you wish to go. Bookings are available for early departures.
AAA Marlin Motel offers a range of quality units in a sunny, garden setting only 2 minutes from central Picton. Offering a range of serviced studio, one and two bedroom units, we are a great accommodation option for tourists, families and business guests wanting to enjoy the many activities Picton has to offer.
Mobile-friendly - Ace Rental Cars is New Zealand's largest locally owned rental car company. Rent the experience. All our vehicles are fully-serviced and maintained every 6 months. Ace Rental Cars now operate seventeen branches across fifteen cities throughout Australia and New Zealand. In addition to the core fleet of older vehicles, the company also provide a Premium fleet, featuring brand new vehicles.
Situated across from the historic and picturesque Springlands Green, Alpine Motel is close to Springlands Mall, supermarket, cafe, family restaurant and tavern. Blenheim township just a short drive away. Nine attractively refurbished, spacious, ground-floor studio units with kitchens, family units and fully-equipped apartment-type cottage, all serviced daily. Alpine Therapeutic Massage and Health Spa on-site. Enjoy our friendly and efficient service.
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.
Mobile-friendly - Tranquil setting overlooking bay and marina with private balconies from where to enjoy views, overlooking Waikawa Bay, the marina and out into the Queen Charlotte Sound. Swim in our saltwater swimming pool or enjoy our hot spa. We offer one, two, and three-bedroom fully self-contained apartments. Waterfront restaurant and cafe/bar. Nightly rates.
Mobile-friendly - Apex Car Rentals has been doing things 'the Kiwi way' for 20 years by providing exceptional customer service and respecting the different cultures we work with every day. Choose Apex for your New Zealand car hire and experience first-hand why our customers rate us the best car rental company in New Zealand.
Located on Arapawa Island, Whekenui Bay, Marlborough Sounds. Three self-contained accommodation options sleeping multiple people. Surrounded by stunning vistas of Cook Strait, Tory Channel and the heads at the gateway to the Marlborough Sounds. A great destination for a family holiday or break from busy city life.
Mobile-friendly - 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.
Mobile-friendly - Just steps from the Interislander Ferry Terminal in Picton, with the Foreshore of the Marlborough Sounds as the front yard, Atlantis Backpackers offers a wide range of accommodation options from our "Indoor Camping" room to fully furnished 2 bedroom apartments. Enjoy a cornucopia of freebies from breakfast to dessert. A perfect location to undertake your Top of the South adventure.
Mobile-friendly - Audio Tourist its an innovative self-guided walking audio tour servicing locations all around the world. Available for download directly from the tours.audio website, these tours give you the flexibility to begin whenever you like and take as long as you want. Listen to the fun, fact-filled and entertaining tours both online or offline. Your Tour. Your Way.
Mobile-friendly - Discover what you've been missing with New Zealand's most trusted car rental brand, offering a wide range of late model cars, 4WDs and vans, available from more than 40 convenient locations nationwide. Avis rentals also include unlimited kilometres, free standard insurance, and 24-hour breakdown service from AA Roadside Assistance. You can also earn Airpoints Dollars™ when renting with Avis.
Set on gently-rolling bush-clad hillside with the pristine-waters of the Queen Charlotte Sound lapping at the doorstep, this secluded and tranquil retreat is surrounded by the timeless-beauty of nature herself. Located in the heart of NZ, with no road access, it is easily accessible via a spectacular 30-minute water taxi ride from Picton or –for the privileged– a helicopter ride.
Mobile-friendly - In the centre of Marlborough wine country, over 20 cellar doors for your tasting experience within an easy 5km cycle. Flexible start/finish times so you can enjoy at your own pace. Stay at our Olde Mill House and enjoy free use of Bike2Wine cycles. Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Winner 2011 to 2016 and recommended by Lonely Planet 2015 -2017.
Mobile-friendly - Experience a taste of warm 'Kiwi' hospitality when you cruise Cook Strait with the Bluebridge ferry service. With stunning scenery, friendly service, free big screen movies and a choice of several sailings a day (except Christmas Day) between downtown Wellington and Picton - There's no better way for you and your vehicle to cross Cook Strait.
Mobile-friendly - 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.
Mobile-friendly - Come and join us for a fantastic day visiting the delightful wineries that are showcased in beautiful Marlborough. Our guests can select wineries to make up the days entertainment and enjoy trying the many varieties of wine available in this sunny region. Lonely Planet described us as a fun loving tour group with 'hosts as effervescent as champagne!'.
Mobile-friendly - Bucket List Tours NZ offers a range of scenic, personal and wine tours so that you can experience the best that the Marlborough region has to offer. Our experienced guides have an intimate knowledge of New Zealand's South Island and would love to share this with you. Get in touch and let us create lasting memories for you.
Mobile-friendly - Our campervans provide you the freedom to have your kind of holiday with no need for set itineraries or timetables. Travel at your own pace. Experience the land, culture and people of New Zealand without blowing your budget. Standard and budget campervans, sleepervans, fully equipped, unlimited kilometres.
The best value campers to enjoy the South Island. Toyota Estima 'campercars', Hiace Hitop campers, 6 berth motorhomes. Pick up/drop off in NELSON, PICTON, CHRISTCHURCH or QUEENSTOWN. A person in each town meaning one way fees either low or free. We pride ourselves on our service and our vehicles. Visit our website to learn about the 3 types of camper.
Freedom camping is permitted in many places in New Zealand but the rules vary in each community. To be certain about local camping regulations, we recommend you check out the freedomcamping.org website and get the Camping NZ or Camper Mate app. You can also ask at an i-SITE or Department of Conservation visitor centre or holiday park. #explorerespectNZ
Mobile-friendly - Fossicker's Hut is a great place to stop on your travels around the top of the South Island. Halfway between Blenheim and Nelson, it sits on a bluff next to the crystal clear Wakamarina River. Created by artists, Fossicker's Hut has been beautifully handcrafted right down to the finest detail. This is unique accommodation with a special kind of luxury.
Mobile-friendly - 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 Chateau Marlborough offers. With Marlborough region right at your doorstep, Quench restaurant/wine bar, pool bar, on-site day spa, and fitness centre, you might never want to leave.
We have an adventure package to suit EVERYONE! Touring isn't just a job for us, it's a lifestyle! We are local, we are fun and we love adventure, so who better to guide you on your epic South Island adventure tour than us!?
Christchurch Taxi Tours & Transfers…a truly personal, bespoke and private tour and transport service offering quality tours, ski / airport transfers of the South Island. Ski transfers between Christchurch, Cardrona, Queenstown and Methven. Each booking managed by the owner, dedicated to quality-service. My TripAdvisor and Google reviews are testimony to my efforts to make "every moment a great memory".
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South Island Junior Secondary Schools Water Polo Tournament
The South Islands Junior Secondary schools come to Marlborough to contest the right to be the best water polo team in the South Island. Game run from 7am - 8pm daily. Come and watch one of the hardest sports there ...
Where: Marlborough Lines Stadium 2000, Blenheim, Marlborough
Address: 6 Kinross St, Blenheim, Marlborough
From: 10:00am on Thursday 21st November 2019
To: 3:00pm on Sunday 24th November 2019
A witty, bawdy and exhilarating play. London in the 1660s, King Charles II has come to the throne with a love of all things loud, extravagant and sexy. At the theatre in Drury Lane a young Nell Gwynn, one of the ...
Where: Boathouse Theatre, Blenheim, Marlborough
Address: 12 Horten St, Blenheim, Marlborough
From: 7:30pm on Wednesday 13th November 2019
To: 9:45pm on Saturday 23rd November 2019
Ladies Give Golf A Go
This is an invitation to women of all ages who would like an introduction to a lifetime game. This will be run on four Thursdays starting 14 November, 5:30pm. Coaching will be with a professional coach followed by ...
Where: Blenheim Golf Club, Blenheim, Marlborough
Address: Parker St, Blenheim, Marlborough
From: 5:30pm on Thursday 14th November 2019
To: 7:00pm on Thursday 5th December 2019
Forest & Bird Monthly Talk
This month Oliver Wade of Marlborough District Council will talk about Coastal Environments in Marlborough and Around the World. Oliver has recently joined Marlborough District Council as Environmental Scientist – ...
Where: Blenheim School Hall, Blenheim, Marlborough
Address: Corner Seymour Street and John Street, Blenheim, Marlborough
From: 7:30pm on Thursday 21st November 2019
To: 9:00pm on Thursday 21st November 2019
Tuia 250 ki Tōtaranui - Welcome to Waitohi/Picton
This is your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the Tuia 250 flotilla sail into Waitohi/Picton harbour joined by waka crewed by our local iwi. It will be visible from 10am. Join us in a huge community welcome to ...
Where: Picton Foreshore, Picton, Marlborough
Address: London Quay, Picton, Marlborough
From: 10:00am on Friday 22nd November 2019
To: 2:00pm on Friday 22nd November 2019
Tōtaranui 250 Flotilla
Depart Picton to join the Tuia 250 flotilla, make you way to the snout as we watch the Tuia 250 vessel approach. Join the flotilla and view the replica Endeavour as they make there way into Picton Harbour. This ...
Where: Beachcomber Cruises, Picton, Marlborough
Address: Cnr of London Quay & Wellington St, Picton, Marlborough
From: 9:00am on Friday 22nd November 2019
To: 11:00am on Friday 22nd November 2019
Sundown Sports Series
The Sundown Sports Series Returns for 2019 throughout the month of November at the new MYSpace facility on Redwood Street. Running every Friday night in November, there is opportunity for youth to participate in a range ...
Where: MYspace Youth Development Centre, Blenheim, Marlborough
Address: 16 Kinross Street, Blenheim, Marlborough
From: 7:00pm on Friday 1st November 2019
To: 10:00pm on Friday 29th November 2019
Ducati Adventure Tour
Ducati Australia/New Zealand is proud to present the first ever Ducati Adventure Tour - New Zealand. This exclusive 5 night, 4-day Ducati experience will take riders through some of the best riding and scenery that New ...
Where: Beatnik Motorsport HQ, Blenheim, Marlborough
Address: 49 Main St, Blenheim, Marlborough
From: 8:00am on Wednesday 20th November 2019
To: 5:00pm on Sunday 24th November 2019
Blackadder Goes Forth, The Musical - Dinner Theatre
Blackadder Goes Forth - The Musical, directed by Geoffrey Anderson, is an adaptation of the BBC's fourth season of Blackadder by Richard Curtis and Ben Elton. Blackadder is a career military man, but up until now has ...
Where: Blenheim Musical Theatre, Blenheim, Marlborough
Address: 81a Lakings Rd, Springlands, Blenheim, Marlborough
From: 6:30pm on Friday 22nd November 2019
To: 10:30pm on Saturday 7th December 2019
Le Groupe 2
This year's Le Groupe 2 exhibition by members of Artists of Marlborough features the best of Marlborough's art across a range of media including paint, glass, wood, ceramics and stone. Artists include Bruce Fergus, ...
Where: The Marlborough Art Society, Blenheim, Marlborough
Address: 204 High St, Blenheim, Marlborough
From: 10:30am on Saturday 9th November 2019
To: 4:30pm on Sunday 24th November 2019