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.
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.
Dine with a view
Marlborough offers world-class dining, showcasing fresh produce from the region. But the icing on the cake is the brilliant views, along with the variety of views that you can experience while dining out in Marlborough.
Swim with dolphins
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.
Cruise with dolphins
Go dolphin watching, and learn about all the marine wildlife you see along the way, including seabirds and seals.
Walk the Queen Charlotte Track
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.
Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
Soak up the view at Brancott Estate
Get there early in the morning when it’s quiet and have a coffee looking at the view.
Brancott Estate Cellar Door and Restaurant
Linger at cellar doors
Savour Marlborough pinot noir in front of a toasty fire, or enjoy a lunch made from premium local ingredients at a vineyard restaurant.
Fishing on the Wairau
Whether it's spin or fly fishing, the Wairau River is a great spot to have a go at hooking a delicious trout for your lunch or dinner.
Visit boutique wineries
Hunt down small, artisan boutique wineries and learn about what makes them so special - whether European influenced, organic, or family owned and run.