Picton, the gateway to the Marlborough Sounds
The South Island Terminal for the Cook Strait Ferrys
Both the Wairau Valley and the Awatere Valley are home to a number of internationally renowned wine companies and where some of the best Sauvignon Blanc wine is produced. Marlborough wines are world class, and are being recognised as such. While in Marlborough join with a wine tour and visit a winery, "a must do".
Bubbly Grape tours, will provide a door to door tour of winery's in the area. Great reviews.
Marlborough Tour Co.
Touring the wineries
or any place of
interest, on land or
Woodbourne. The RNZAF and SAFE Air and Air NZ' subsidiary Eagle Air operate from Woodbourne.
The internationally acclaimed air show, held every 2nd Easter Weekend, is held at Omaka.
The Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre is a world class museum of static and flyable aircraft, dating back to WW1 circa and is a must do activity.
It is advertised as the best aviation museum in the world, (it's got to be close).
Whale Watching tours just 90 minutes away, down the coast at Kaikoura. On the way, stop and see the seals resting on the rocks and enjoying the sun on their backs. If you have time, take a 15 minute walk up a side stream and meet up with the seal cubs, who for safety reasons have been hidden away, by their mothers, from the large bull seals.
The tranquil maze of coves and inlets of the Marlborough Sounds is a holiday-maker's delight, the stark beauty of the Awatere, the Wairau and Waihopi Valley's are unique and captivating regions with a wealth of attractions for visitors.
Go cruising the Sounds with Marlborough Travel. The company will take you on a regular tour with a large number of people or you can enjoy a personal tour on an Odyssea charter.
Check out Marlborough Tour Company.
the toll road
through the high
Station is open
to the public.
This road is
un-sealed and is
best suited for
vehicles with a
A self drive
tour will take
you back to the
encounter by the
pioneers as they
tried to travel
the length of
For guided tours see Molesworth Tours
As well as having
the built in
facilities for a
district also has an
abundance of bush,
coastline makes the
ideal for outdoor