Take a flying jump
Leap from the Lochmara Lodge rope swing into the sparkling sounds below, or try out the flying fox. For more sedate pleasures, walk the eco trail to find weta hotels and geckos.
Hit the snow
Head to Rainbow Ski Field for great skiing and boarding, for the whole family. Just 90 minutes drive from Blenheim.
Wither Hills Farm Park
Head to the Wither Hills Farm Park, on the outskirts of Blenheim, where a multitude of trails wind up to stunning views of the Wairau Valley, Mount Tapuae-o-Uenuku and Cloudy Bay.
Kayak the Pelorus River
Discover the beautiful location of the dwarves in a river scene from 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' travelling by kayak in lieu of barrel.
Spot the king shag
Get a glimpse of the king shag, the second rarest bird in the world with a stagnant population of 500-600. The king shags nest near Motuara Island in the Marlborough Sounds.
The ship Edwin Fox
The Edwin Fox in Picton is largely unrestored, with amazing displays of cabin life on the deck.Load More