Ora King (Chinook) Salmon, farmed in New Zealand's Marlborough Sounds

Travel Style

Gourmet

Fresh local produce, prepared the local way.

Expect a party in your mouth when you visit Marlborough. With plenty on offer from land and sea, Marlborough is a foodie haven that will have your tastebuds tingling.

Eat local produce prepared for you at one of the many cafes, winery eateries and restaurants, or head to one of the markets to gather your own ingredients to create your own Marlborough gourmet feast.

In any case, pair it with Marlborough wine and craft beer and enjoy every mouthful.

Visit a mussel farm

Activities

Take a tour boat to one of the mussel, oyster or salmon farms within our unique waterways to see how some of our wonderful seafood is grown.

greenshell-mussels

Greenshell Mussel Cruise

Stay amongst the vines

Accommodation

From B&B's to lodges, find a place to stay amongst the vines.

Stay amongst the vines

Marlborough Highlights

This itinerary has been designed to fit into a shorter New Zealand itinerary featuring Marlborough's two most well-known assets, wine and the Marlborough Sounds.

Marlborough Highlights

Walk the Queen Charlotte Track

Activities

Boat to historic Ship Cove to start your walk on the Queen Charlotte Track. Carry your pack or have it transferred each day. Full walk 3-5 days or choose a section.

Walk the Queen Charlotte Track

Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

Marlborough Farmers’ Market

Activities

Devour a beautiful brunch at the Sunday morning Marlborough Farmers’ Market or cool down with fresh-fruit ice creams and juicy cherries.

Marlborough Farmers’ Market

Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

The Salmon Trail

Wine & Food

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.

The Salmon Trail

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