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A great place to work, an even better place to play.

Come to Marlborough for work and stay awhile. Easy to get to and oh so easy to enjoy. Whether you relax and unwind or get stuck into some pure adrenalin action, Marlborough has it all.

Journey through WWI & WWII

Activities

Explore the living history of aircraft at the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre, created by Weta Workshops and Wingnut Films, who also made 'The Lord of the Rings'.

Journey through WWI & WWII

Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

Walk the Queen Charlotte Track

Activities

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.

Walk the Queen Charlotte Track

Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

Picnic on the foreshore

Wine & Food

Pack a picnic to enjoy on the Picton Foreshore, or grab an order of fish and chips to eat on the beach.

Picnic on the foreshore

Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

Marlborough Farmers’ Market

Activities

Devour a beautiful brunch at the Sunday morning Marlborough Farmers’ Market or cool down with fresh-fruit ice creams and juicy cherries.

Marlborough Farmers’ Market

Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

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

Visit Molesworth Station

Activities

Drive up the Awatere Valley Road to access Molesworth Station, which is open over summer months.

Visit Molesworth Station

Guided Molesworth High Country Day Tour

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Eat & Drink
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Eat & Drink

There have been some cellar door and restaurant changes and adjustments. Find out more information here.

If you’re a foodie with a passion for matching cuisine with great quality wine or beer, or just love to eat and drink, then Marlborough will surprise and delight you and your tastebuds. 

World-class wine, multi-award winning craft beer and boutique gin distillers, paired with local produce and gourmet cuisine means eating and drinking in Marlborough requires a thirst, an appetite and a belt with plenty of notches...

Check out the interactive wine map here and locate cellar doors with ease.

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