Share your special moments in Marlborough, New Zealand. Copyright Destination Marlborough
Romance in the Marlborough wine region, New Zealand. Copyright Destination Marlborough
Marlborough is the perfect destination to say "I do". Copyright Destination Marlborough

Travel Style

Romance

The perfect place, for the perfect moment.

Whether it's the breathtaking vistas in every direction, the sunny days, the star-filled nights, the mystique of the Marlborough Sounds or the European-flavoured vineyards, Marlborough has romance written all over it.

Come here for a special getaway, a romantic moment, a luxury honeymoon, get married in paradise, or simply have some private time together.

It's sure to be a trip of a lifetime.

Try Marlborough honey

Wine & Food

Try delicious Marlborough honey. Beekeeper Renee de Luca borrows the wine term terroir when talking about her Pūtake Honey, because it is so influenced by land and climate.

Try Marlborough honey

Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

Go Camping

Accommodation

Bring your tent or campervan and find a holiday park or DOC campsite to enjoy the views and outdoor activities.

Go Camping

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

Picnic riverside at Pelorus

Activities

Grab some sticky buns and coffee for a romantic picnic on the edge of the Pelorus River, followed by bush walks and a dip in the water.

Picnic riverside at Pelorus

Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

Linger at cellar doors

Wine & Food

Savour Marlborough pinot noir in front of a toasty fire, or enjoy a lunch made from premium local ingredients at a vineyard restaurant.

Linger at cellar doors

Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

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

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Weddings
Accommodation

Weddings

Marlborough is the perfect central location for your wedding day.

Breathtaking scenery, excellent venue and accommodation options, sunny weather, and fantastic food and beverage offerings are sure to make your wedding a day to remember forever.

It doesn’t stop there. Enjoy a luxurious, private honeymoon in a Marlborough Sounds resort or hide away in a romantic boutique vineyard cottage – a magical start to your new life together.

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