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.

Fresh Marlborough seafood

Wine & Food

Marlborough salmon and mussels are available at a range of foodie outlets. Seafood (or more strictly Sounds food) with a crisp ‘chardie’ or ‘sav blanc’ is heaven on earth!

Fresh Marlborough seafood

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Cellar doors with wine & more

Wine & Food

Taste Marlborough wines amid the vines that grew them and the wineries that made them. Stay for lunch or dinner at one of the winery restaurants.

Cellar doors with wine & more

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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

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

Dream date in the Sounds

Activities

Catch the early morning summer boat trip to Motuara Island, then get dropped off at Furneaux Lodge for late breakfast. Walk to Punga Lodge for wood-fired pizza.

Dream date in the Sounds

Cougar Line

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

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