Explore Marlborough Kia hōpara

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Nestled in New Zealand's South Island, our captivating region offers a symphony of experiences. Explore lush vineyards, discover an abundance of wildlife, kayak through the pristine Marlborough Sounds, and hike scenic trails with awe-inspiring views. Unwind in charming accommodations that range from boutique lodges to coastal retreats. Let Marlborough's beauty and activities enchant you. Find your story worth telling.
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Marlborough Highlights: Water & Wine
This itinerary has been designed to fit into a shorter New Zealand itinerary featuring Marlborough's two most well-known assets, wine and the Marlborough Sounds.
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Taste Bud Sensation
This itinerary is for the foodies. If you want to experience world famous Marlborough wine, beer and gin and pair it with fresh local seafood for the ultimate ocean-to-plate, wine and food experience - then you have come to the right place.
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Outdoor Adventure
Experience the many walks, bike rides and kayaking trips in Marlborough, from the winding waters of the Marlborough Sounds, to the iconic Wither Hills Farm Park.
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Romantic Getaway
Itching for a weekend away? Marlborough is the perfect spot to immerse yourself in award winning wines, delicious cuisine, and spectacular views of the Sounds. The top of the South never looked so dreamy.

Food & Drink

Marlborough is a foodie haven, with plenty of gourmet produce on offer from land and sea.

Take a Marlborough Sounds seafood tour, visit a local market or head to one of the eateries to sample local delicacies. Marlborough will surprise and delight you and your tastebuds.


See & Do

A playground of possibilities. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Marlborough, where stunning landscapes and endless adventures await. From the Marlborough Sounds that beckon you to sail, kayak, and swim, there's no shortage of unforgettable experiences.


Plan & Stay

Marlborough offers a variety of accommodation options to cater to different preferences, needs, and budgets. Whether you prefer a luxurious vineyard stay, a 5-star motel, or a trendy urban retreat in the heart of a vibrant retail and restaurant area. There is a place for everyone in Marlborough.
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Marlborough is blessed with many different storylines bound by the Nukuo Ariki - the four valleys. These four valleys make up the region and should each be discovered and explored. The Wairau Valley, Awatere Valley Queen Charlotte Sound and Kenepuru/Pelorus Sound. Within these valleys lie key destinations, have a look and start planning your next adventure story.

isites Marlborough

Who better to plan and book your Marlborough holiday than a local? The isite Visitor Information Centres are a free service staffed by knowledgeable and passionate people. We are your ‘one stop shop’ for Marlborough travel.

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