Luxury at The Marlborough Lodge
Luxury at The Sounds Retreat
Luxury at The Marlborough Lodge
Discover secluded bays aboard a luxury launch in New Zealand's Marlborough Sounds

Travel Style

Luxury

It's the way you like to travel.

Marlborough's luxury resorts, boutique wineries, fine dining restaurants and crystal clear waterways are the perfect place to indulge yourself.

Relax and unwind in style, sample the very best local wine and food, or dive into all the action and adventure Marlborough has to offer, all with a luxury twist.

Hear the dawn chorus

Activities

Wake early in the Marlborough Sounds for a stunning dawn chorus, like that heard by Joseph Banks when he visited Queen Charlotte Sound with Captain Cook.

Hear the dawn chorus

Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

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

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

Governors Bay Scenic Reserve

Activities

Enjoy golden sands and azure waters at Governors Bay, a 15 minute drive from Picton.

Governors Bay Scenic Reserve

Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

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

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