Luxury at The Marlborough Lodge
Luxury at The Sounds Retreat
Luxury at The Marlborough Lodge
Discover secluded bays aboard a luxury launch in New Zealand's Marlborough Sounds

Travel Style

Luxury

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.

Winter Fireplace Trail

Wine & Food

Cosy up beside a roaring fire with a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and some delicious local produce, you'll never want to leave!

Winter Fireplace Trail

Set sail in the Sounds

Activities

Bring your yacht or charter one here, for beautiful cruising in the Marlborough Sounds, where winter brings crisp and calm blue-sky days.

Set sail in the Sounds

Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

Fresh Marlborough seafood

Wine & Food

Marlborough salmon and mussels are available at a range of foodie outlets. Seafood (or more strictly Sounds food) with a crisp ‘chardie’ or ‘sav blanc’ is heaven on earth!

Fresh Marlborough seafood

Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

Hear the dawn chorus

Activities

Wake early in the Marlborough Sounds for a stunning dawn chorus, like that heard by Joseph Banks when he visited Queen Charlotte Sound with Captain Cook.

Hear the dawn chorus

Blenheim i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

Cruise with dolphins

Activities

Go dolphin watching, and learn about all the marine wildlife you see along the way, including seabirds and seals.

Cruise with dolphins

Jack's Raw Bar at Cloudy Bay

Wine & Food

Head to Jack’s Raw Bar at Cloudy Bay Vineyards in summer for local salmon, freshly shucked oysters and venison carpaccio in a gorgeous setting.

Jack's Raw Bar at Cloudy Bay

Cloudy Bay Vineyards

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