Marlborough is one of the regions of New Zealand, located in the north east of the South Island and is known for its dry climate, the picturesque Marlborough Sounds, and its famous Sauvignon blanc wine.
Marlborough is endowed with not only beautiful scenery that captivates you and rolling green hills that command your attention but also New Zealand’s largest winemaking region that boast around 65 wineries and 290 grape growers with wines such as Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer being produced in the region.
It has breath taking appeal stretching in every direction from Marlborough Sounds to Kaikoura as well as the townships of Blenheim, Picton and Seddon. With it central location you can have many attractions right at your fingertips so your holiday can be filled to the brim with adventure and excitement as you like or as relaxed and as laid back as you want it…. which Marlborough is the perfect place for!
While you are here why don’t you enjoy the many activities such as a swim with the dolphin in the Marlborough Sounds, watch the whales in Kaikoura, walk through one of the many beautiful forests or meander along one of the pristine golden sandy beaches. You may also like to spend the day at one of a couple of the world class wineries where you wine and dine until your heart is content. There are also excellent tours for you to embark on so that you can experience the best treasures of this region, bush walks, cruises, sailing trips and so much more that you can enjoy while you are here.
Dining out is always a luxury that we love to indulge in when we are on holidays and while you are visiting the spectacular area of Marlborough you can expect only the freshest of seafood, finest local produce and delectable wines that will have your taste buds in a spin. With every meal that you treat yourself to, your taste buds will be in heaven as the award winning chefs take full delight in preparing only the finest of foods for you, as Marlborough is known as a “Gourmet Paradise”!
The region offers a multitude of attractions and activities that will suite people of all ages, visit Blenheim or Nelson, hiking through bushlands, kayaking on the open waters, taking a scenic boat trip or perhaps embarking on an eco tour for all those nature lovers. This majestic place has so much diversity that it is hard to ever sit still…. even if you want to! From the snow capped mountains as your backdrop, peaceful bays and inlets and rolling hills just waiting to be discovered, your holiday to this amazing place will be one that will never be forgotten.
So come enjoy that many wonders and hidden secretes that are just waiting for you to discover, that makes up this awe-inspiring region of Marlborough.