Things to do in Marlborough this Easter

Stuck on plans for Easter weekend? We've done the heavy lifting, and compiled a list of 5 things you can do this long weekend either solo, with a buddy or the whānau! Of course there is so much more to do in the region, explore through our listings & just contact us if you get stuck planning. 

Sounds & Seafood

The Pelorus Mailboat has an Easter Monday run. Departing Havelock at 10.00am and returns between 3.30/4.30pm/ Can be combined with a walk in/around Havelock , Motuweka Path, Link Pathway, Waterfall Track or Cullens Point Loop Track

To round the day up have a feast at the Mussel Pot. (Open on Easter Monday and Sunday)

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Wine & Dine

With Harvest approaching, some cellar doors will be closing for the busy season. Not to fret, there are still plenty open for tastings. Bid our hardworkers farewell and cheers to them! 

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Nothing like an Easter Egg Hunt!

Held at the picturesque Pollard Park in the town centre, Ray White Easter Egg hunt will be a fun filled afternoon is one not to be missed. Starting with basket decorating (baskets provided) at 3:30pm followed by the egg hunt at 4pm, this free event is for any child 12 years and under, so bring your family and some friends and enjoy some fun before the Easter weekend.

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Arts & Culture

Start your morning with a coffee and treat at one of our beloved cafes (hot cross buns, anyone?) and enjoy the rest of your day Art Gallery & Museum hopping! Marlborough is home to talented artists, sculptures, art curators and rich history. Check out the Rita Angus exhibition running at Te Kahu o Waipuna Marlborough Art Gallery & The Prints on Paper exhibition at Marlborough Art Society.

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Eggs-traordinary Easter family journey

Book your Scenic Class $25 Child fares for an Easter getaway! Simply choose your preferred train below and start booking. Choose a Scenic Class fare and enter the code below on the confirmation page to get your promotional $25 Child fares: CODE: KIDS25

Terms: Valid for children aged 2-14 years  •  minimum of one adult • available for Scenic Class only (excludes Scenic Plus) • Valid for new bookings made between 22 February and 28 April 2024 only • Valid for travel between 29 March and 28 April 2024 •  Offer may be withdrawn at any time • Normal fare conditions apply • Not available in conjunction with any other offer • Subject to availability

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Airplanes and Aviation galore!

Check out two incredible exhibitions focusing on WW1 and World War II and prepare for an unforgettable experience. The WW1 collection features Sir Peter Jackson's own collection of WW1 aircraft and artifacts. New Zealand's most respected cinematic and special effects craftsmen have created a dramatic aviation theatre in which original and full-scale replica WW1 aircraft - both static and flyable - are presented in all their glory. The second exhibition, Dangerous Skies brings to life stories from World War II. Featuring iconic aircraft such as the Spitfire and the unforgettable Stalingrad Experience. These exhbitions are family friendly and a must-do while in the region!

Open 7 days, 9am - 5pm, even thoroughout Easter! 

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