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Blenheim & Marlborough Region Holidays

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Marlborough is home to world-class wineries and the startling aquatic beauty of the Marlborough Sounds. The golden days and charming landscape offer the perfect combination for scenic walks and outdoor adventures. Read more...

Top 5 things to do in Blenheim & Marlborough Region

  1. Visit the many picturesque vineyards of the region
  2. Try your hand at sea kayaking or mountain bike through the scenery
  3. Hire a car and explore at your own pace on the ultimate self-drive adventure
  4. Cast for trout in the snow-fed rivers
  5. Trek some of the many walking routes available here

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Explore the Beauty of Blenheim & Marlborough Region

A destination that delights year-round, Marlborough is a must for visitors of the North Island. Perfectly suited to self-drive holidays, this is a region designed to be explored at a gentle pace - visit a few wineries en-route, take a cruise across the Marlborough Sounds and revel in the natural beauty with a hike across the Queen Charlotte track.

Known unofficially as the wine capital of New Zealand, the region boasts more than 50 wineries in the surrounding area. Unsurprisingly you can enjoy some of New Zealand’s best wine tours here, making it a must-see destination for aficionados.

The Marlborough Sounds are the star attraction. Fabulous yachting excursions, kayaking trips and dolphin watching are the orders of the day with a gorgeous set of sparkling seascapes. Conquer the Queen Charlotte Track and spend a few hours on the mellow water for a truly unforgettable experience.

Cute and picturesque, Blenheim is the largest town in the region. It’s one of New Zealand’s sunniest spots and enjoys a luscious emerald-green backdrop of the famous vineyards.

Why visit Marlborough?

  • Sample the cobalt blue scenery of the Marlborough Sounds – go kayaking or yachting to truly appreciate the charms of the place
  • Tour one of the many vineyards that the region was built on. The unique conditions of sunny days and cool nights provide the optimal conditions for growing grapes – sample the goodness
  • Visit Blenheim, it’s one of New Zealand’s sunniest towns, famed for the slow-pace of life and the friendly atmosphere
  • Lake Grassmere is haven for birdwatching and one of New Zealand’s unique sights; piles of salt created by the sun evaporating seawater
  • The whole of Marlborough is brilliant for outdoor adventurers – whether you’re into kayaking, hiking, yachting or cycling, the scenery offers jaw-dropping views as you explore

Blenheim & Marlborough Region Information

There are a wide variety of things to see and do whilst staying in Blenheim & Marlborough Region. Check out our travel guides for some of the highlights, top tips and travel inspiration from our New Zealand Sky Experts, along with some essential information you may need for your holiday.

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