Kayak the Wairau Lagoons
Kayak down the Wairau River, to the Wairau Boulder Bank, exploring the habitat of amazing birdlife with Driftwood Eco Tours.
Buy cherries at a roadside stall
Marlborough is bursting with delicious cherries in December and January. Stop by any roadside stall to pick your own or buy them already packaged. The true taste of summer.
Take the mail boat
Travel from Havelock or Picton and call in to isolated homesteads and secluded bays to deliver mail and groceries to families living in the Marlborough Sounds.
Fishing on the Wairau
Whether it's spin or fly fishing, the Wairau River is a great spot to have a go at hooking a delicious trout for your lunch or dinner.
Jack's Raw Bar at Cloudy Bay
Head to Jack’s Raw Bar at Cloudy Bay Vineyards in summer, for local salmon, freshly shucked oysters and venison carpaccio in a gorgeous setting.
Stay in the Marlborough Sounds
From self-contained baches to all inclusive lodges, there's a slice of paradise for everyone in the Marlborough Sounds, some accessible only by water-taxi.Load More