This itinerary is for those wanting a five star experience or romantic escape to indulge in premium food and wine, world class restaurants and luxury accommodation.
Day 1 – private wine tour
Relax and unwind over a leisurely lunch at one of the many award winning winery restaurants. Stay amongst the vines at Marlborough Vintners Hotel or enjoy the delights of Lake Timara Lodge with their internationally renowned and Michelin experienced chef, Louis Schindler.
Day 2 – Marlborough Sounds
Relax in the morning or for the ultimate indulgence enjoy a massage at Marlborough Day Spa.
Get a private transfer to Picton and explore the Marlborough Sounds by charter boat. Catch a fish from the pristine waters of the Marlborough Sounds for the onboard chef to prepare along with other local delicacies – King Salmon, oysters and Greenshell Mussels. Match it with a glass of your favourite Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.
If you are wanting something more active, enjoy a guided walking, biking or kayaking tour along the Queen Charlotte Track with Wilderness Guides, stopping at a luxury lodge along the way for lunch.
Day 3 – options galore
Alternatively, visit local gardens and artists’ studios, or be inspired by the heroes of World War One aviation at the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre made possible by Sir Peter Jackson’s Wingnut Films and Weta Workshop.
Some of our favourite things to do in and around Marlborough.