5 Reasons Why Everyone Needs to Visit Marlborough
1. Marlborough Sounds
The Marlborough Sounds provide a haven for water sport enthusiasts! Hundreds of miles of hidden bays and coves and stunning walks through beautiful native forests. Hire a kayak, charter a boat, find a spot to wind surf, go fishing or simply just sit and take it all in!
2. Sauvignon Blanc
Marlborough is famous for this fruity white wine and therefore the region offers a plethora of cellar doors and wineries open to visitors. Recognised as one of the best regions for growing Sauvignon grapes, over 85% of the wine produced is exported overseas. There are plenty of wine tours including self-drive or self-pedal available, find a tour.
3. The Queen Charlotte Track
This track is one of New Zealand’s most popular walks and cycle trails due to the amazing scenery, beautiful bird life, comfortable lodges and like minded people! Stretching 72km from Ship Cove to Anakiwa, you can do the full walk or take a water taxi to take you to and from track to your accommodation, find out more.
4. Fresh Seafood
You know when you see seafood on the menu in Marlborough that its fresh! The Marlborough Sounds is home to salmon and mussel farms, delicious blue cod, scallops and so much more! Take a tour or just sample some of the many delectable delights at one of the many local eateries.
5. Take a Tour
Marlborough tour organisers have something for everyone! You will be picked up and dropped off at your accommodation, be able to enjoy the right mix of food, wine and sight seeing and still feel absolutely relaxed at the end of your day. Check out what’s available here.