Some of our favourite things to do in and around Marlborough.
Picton Maritime Festival
Enjoy all things maritime at the Picton Maritime Festival in January. Kid's play area, raft races for all ages, clinker boat races, performances from local talented youth and national artists as well. Food and craft stalls.
competitive recreational ride through some of the most stunning natural beauty on offer. From the vineyards of the Wairau plains through the head of Queen Charlotte and Pelorus Sounds to the Greenshell mussel capital of Havelock and home to Forrest Estate in Renwick, the heart of the world renowned Marlborough wine industry.
Check out the end of the Queen Charlotte walkway at Anakiwa, a very attractive bay in the Marlborough Sounds. Take walk to Davies Bay for a taste of the walkway.
Cruise with dolphins
Go dolphin watching, and learn about all the marine wildlife you see along the way, including seabirds and seals.