Travel Trade

Welcome to Marlborough - the home of brilliant experiences for travellers to New Zealand. Marlborough is centrally located within New Zealand at the head of the Southern Alps and well connected by air, road and ferry transport links to the main centres and international airports. 

Protected by mountain ranges, the climate and high sunshine hours make Marlborough a fantastic year-round destination.

This resource aims to provide travel wholesalers and resellers with all the information and inspiration you need to sell the Marlborough region and our travel products. Destination Marlborough is here to help with information on our brilliant region, so click here to get in touch.

Find out what's new, how to get here, and download useful tools such as images and suggested itineraries.

Where is Marlborough and how do I get there?

Marlborough is located at the top of the South Island of New Zealand. The region is home to 1500km of coastline and well-known for it's favourite drop, Sauvignon Blanc.

A regional airport, State Highway 1, waterways connecting to New Zealand's North Island and rail connection through to the rest of the South, whichever way you decide to travel, you’re going to love getting to Marlborough. Check out some of our travel partners below, or find out more here. 

Suggested itineraries

Wine and food is a key attraction for visitors to Marlborough given it is home to more than 150 wineries and over 36 cellar doors, as well as great restaurants, boutique producers and amazing seafood. The Marlborough Sounds, which makes up one fifth of New Zealand’s coastline, is a playground for those seeking a relaxing escape or an adventure of a lifetime, or anything in between.

The combination of what Marlborough has to offer makes it a great destination for all seasons, tastes and budgets. Check out the itineraries featured below, prepared and ready to show your clients a brilliant time in Marlborough.

Must do Marlborough Experiences

Whether your client is looking to jump on a cruise, walk the Queen Charlotte Track or discover New Zealand's largest high country station in the Molesworth, there are experiences they simply cannot miss while visiting Marlborough. Check out our must-do experiences in Marlborough below, or click here to find out more.

Trade Resources

Resources have been developed to assist with developing wholesalers and resellers knowledge of the Marlborough region, and are here to refer to when dealing with client enquiries or making recommendations.

Images & Trade Directory

Please feel free to use imagery from our image library when developing collateral, adhering to usage guidelines aligned with each file. The Marlborough Trade Directory is updated annually and is available in an E-Edition for you to download below.

2019 Marlborough Trade Directory
Image Library

Marlborough Videos

Videos showcasing Marlboroughs offerings can be accessed via links below, or you can check out our YouTube channel, which also features consumer video clips that are developed seasonally - showcasing Marlborough as a year-round destination.

Marlborough Regional 30 Second clip
Marlborough Regional 30 Second clip 
Marlborough Regional 60 Second clip
Marlborough Regional 1 Minute 45 Second clip

Havelock, Pelorus and the surrounding Marlborough Sounds - 2 Minute clip
Escape to Marlborough, it's never been easier - 15 second clip
Indulge in Marlborough, it's never been easier - 15 Second clip
Have the BEST. DAY. EVER in Marlborough - then top it off with tomorrow! - 30 Second clip
Have the BEST. DAY. EVER in Marlborough - and it's only Saturday - 30 second clip

TNZ video


The following E-Editions of Marlboroughs trade collateral are available for download below. If you'd like to request a hard copy, please contact us to arrange this.

Trade Directory 2019 - Download pdf
Top of the South (English) - Download pdf
Trade information (Chinese) - Download pdf
Top of the South (Chinese) - Download pdf
Trade Facts (Chinese) - Download pdf

Contact Us

For more information about our trade-ready operators, contact:

Daniel Winner
Trade Development Manager
P: +64 3 579 2307
M: +64 27 223 0459

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