Marlborough Sounds: unspoilt wilderness

Marlborough must have been an amazing place to visit in the last Ice Age, when a fair chunk of the...


The great river valleys of ancient Marlborough produced the internationally renowned sounds. © Westend61

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Picton Campervan Park Visit website

Cloesest Holiday Park to Ferry & Town Centre. Great central location less than a 2 min drive from the ferry terminal and just a short . . . More . . . 

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Natural attractions

Adventure time: tramping in New Zealand

Known in other countries as hiking, bushwalking or trekking, tramping is a uniquely Kiwi term that fits the style of walking here – often rough, frequently wet, but regularly inspiring.  Read the story . . . 

Affinity Cruises

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Activities

Outward Bound: discovering the discomfort zone

There is so much more to Outward Bound than deprivation and physical challenges. Every strenuous activity, every test of endurance, every uncomfortable night’s sleep is designed to teach you something about yourself. Read the story . . . 

Pataka The Foodstore Visit website

Fine Foods of Aotearoa. Marlborough's speciality deli, cheese and wine destination. Stoockists of a range of NZ artisan cheeses and award-winning wines from Lake Chalice. . . . More . . . 

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Things to do

Get a bird’s-eye view of Picton from the Tirohanga Track

While the Marlborough Sounds are spoilt for scenic spots and great views, one of the best and most accessible viewpoints is at the top of the Tirohanga Track in Picton. Read the story . . . 

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Picton Beachcomber Inn Visit website

Situated right above the Picton marina. All 34 units have views from private balcony or patio area. New spa bath units. . . . More . . . 

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Discover Captain James Cook’s favourite New Zealand base, Ship Cove

Set on the outskirts of the Marlborough Sounds, Ship Cove Meretoto was a favourite anchorage of Captain James Cook and remains popular with boaties today.  Read the story . . . 

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Picton TOP 10 Holiday Park Visit website

A premier holiday park 1 km east of town with quality amenities and a range of quality accommodation, from motels, self contained units to cabins . . . More . . . 

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Get a taste of terroir at the Marlborough Food and Wine Festival

Sample the best of Marlborough wine in one easy location at the Marlborough Food and Wine Festival.  Read the story . . . 

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Colonial Motel Visit website

A 10 unit motel with 3 studios,2 one bedroom units, 4 two bedroom units and 1 three bedroom unit. All units have full kitchens and . . . More . . . 

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Discover the history of combat aircraft at Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

Originally established by a small group of passionate aviation enthusiasts, Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre in Blenheim has grown to become a site of national significance. Read the story . . . 

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Alexanders Holiday Park Visit website

Situated in beautiful Essons Valley. Quiet, friendly family camp in tranquil, beautiful native bush setting on the banks of the Waitohi Stream, safe for swimming, . . . More . . . 

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Fish n' chips and L&P on the beach

From Ahipara to Ahuriri; Mangonui to the Mount; Paihia to Piha – New Zealand is spoilt for spots to enjoy fish and chips by the sea.  Read the story . . . 

Picton Yacht Club Hotel Visit website

Picton Yacht Club Hotel has a total of 48 rooms to suit every budget from comfortable standard rooms to contemporary apartments.Choose from one of the . . . More . . . 

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Indulge: food and drink in Marlborough

There are epicurean delights to discover in Marlborough that go beyond the famous seafood and Sauvignon Blanc. Read the story . . . 

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