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A great place to work, an even better place to play.

Come to Marlborough for work and stay awhile. Easy to get to and oh so easy to enjoy. Whether you relax and unwind or get stuck into some pure adrenalin action, Marlborough has it all.

Jack's Raw Bar at Cloudy Bay

Wine & Food

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.

Jack's Raw Bar at Cloudy Bay

Cloudy Bay Cellar Door Marlborough

Swim with dolphins

Activities

Head out from Picton with Marlborough's specialised dolphin swimming and viewing tour company to view dolphins and even swim with them, in the sheltered waters of the Queen Charlotte Sound.

swim-with-dolphins

E-Ko Tours

Set sail in the Sounds

Activities

Bring your yacht or charter one here, for beautiful cruising in the Marlborough Sounds, where winter brings crisp and calm blue-sky days.

Set sail in the Sounds

Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

Drink craft beer & eat pizza

Wine & Food

Eat pizza and drink Rennaissance craft beer at Dodson’s, looking through to the brewery at work or enjoying the sun in the garden.

Drink craft beer & eat pizza

Dodson Street Beer Garden

Take the mail boat

Activities

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.

Take the mail boat

Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

Hire bikes

Activities

Get out and experience Marlborough’s vines or hills by bike

Hire bikes

Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

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Eat & Drink

There have been some cellar door and restaurant changes and adjustments. Find out more information here.

If you’re a foodie with a passion for matching cuisine with great quality wine or beer, or just love to eat and drink, then Marlborough will surprise and delight you and your tastebuds. 

World-class wine, multi-award winning craft beer and boutique gin distillers, paired with local produce and gourmet cuisine means eating and drinking in Marlborough requires a thirst, an appetite and a belt with plenty of notches...

Check out the interactive wine map here and locate cellar doors with ease.

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