The Marlborough region is the gateway to the South Island, from stunning sounds to the plains of white gold (Sauvignon Blanc grapes), with great artisan shopping, wining and dining and many hidden treasures. The region is broken into three main areas, the Wairau River Valley and Blenheim, Queen Charlotte Sound and Picton and Pelorus Sound and Havelock
Wairau River Valley
Marlborough's main town, Blenheim, has great cafes, galleries and shops wrapped up within the picturesque Taylor and Opawa rivers, a short distance to the region's world famous wineries.
Tucked in beside beautiful wetlands, gorgeous native bush, and the magical Kenepuru, Mahau and Pelorus Sounds, lies the Greenshell ™ Mussel capital of the world Havelock. Take a trip out delivering the mail, and experience the fascinating slice of daily life in this remote part of the world
Queens Charlotte Sound
Picton is a beautiful port town, poised at the edge of the Queen Charlotte Sound, and is home to fantastic cafes, restaurants, galleries and specialty shops. The gateway to the Queen Charlotte Track and the many hidden bays waiting to be discovered