Marlborough's Brilliant Backyard

Marlborough's Top 50 the autumn and winter edition - as voted by locals

Click here to check out the top 50 things to do in Marlborough this autumn and winter - as voted by the locals! 

From heading on a cruise to spot wildlife, to wine tasting by the fire at a cellar door, there's something for everybody to have a brilliant time in Marlborough.

You can also download this PDF and print it or check out our brilliant top 50 Booklet the autumn and winter edition, to start checking things off!

Escape for a break, right here in Marlborough

Take a day trip in your brilliant backyard!

Using this website, you can explore things to do, then begin planning your trip. Use the 'My Trip' function, that allows you to explore activities, accommodation, transport and where to eat or drink, then add your preferences to your own planner by simply clicking '+ add to my trip' on the listing.

Adventure through the Kenepuru Sounds, Pelorus River and Havelock

Matt & Nat Travel That

Matt and Nat, a couple of Marlborough locals getting out and discovering their brilliant backyard - follow their adventures across the Marlborough region and discover more of what's out there!

e-KO Tours

Yealands Estate

Greenshell Mussel Cruise

Wine Tour by Bike

Magic Mail Boat

Sea Kayak Adventures

Summer Feast - South Island Cheese Festival

The Portage

Leave a brilliant review

Did you have an outstanding dinner at a local restaurant? Were you transported around on a wine tour? A visit to the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre that you haven't been able to stop talking about? Browse Marlborough operators, give them a quick search on Google Reviews, Facebook or TripAdvisor and let everybody know about your brilliant experience

Share your brilliant moments in Marlborough

Share your favourite spots, viewpoints, memories, adventures or moments of serenity in Marlborough on social media, and use hashtags #MarlboroughNZ and #BrilliantEveryDay so we can all share in your moments - plus, you'll appear on the feed below, and we may even ask to repost on our instagram or facebook.

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