Marlborough is a perfect place for your vacation with many wonderful activities you can do around the region, either in picturesque Picton, Blenheim or Nelson. You can go on a relaxing boat trip, dolphin watching or for the more active person you can swim with dolphins, go kayaking, mountain biking or walk the Queen Charlotte Track. Watch the chocolatiers at work at Makana or for the more leisurely a simple day’s shopping in Nelson. With the amazing scenes of the Marlborough in combination with the activities, you will have a journey of a lifetime!
Makana Confections specialises in gift-quality confections - all hand-made and using only the freshest, natural ingredients available.is The facility is set up like a winery / cellar door where you can watch how we make our chocolates, taste a few samples and, of course, shop for delicious chocolates.
Thomas’s offers Marlborough’s biggest range of women’s fashion, as well as a brilliant selection of Menswear which includes collections from top international and national brands and also provide luxurious homeware options suitable for any home. Thomas’s is punctuated by innovation, dedication and a focus on delivering excellent shopping experiences for their valued customers.
Need some time to relax? There are great opportunities to relax at Escape to Picton. Allow yourself some time with an amazing Therapeutic Relaxing Massage. Therapeutic relaxing massage works on the major meridians, also called energy lines, which run throughout the human body. It aims to harmonize the body, to loosen blocks, and to recoup deficiencies along the energy lines.
Located among vineyards you’ll enjoy the scenery and course challenge when you play at Marlborough Golf Course, Fairhall, Blenheim. Founded in 1900. It’s one of New Zealand’s oldest courses. The par is 72 over 6052 metres off the blue tees. With only 400 members the course is never crowded. It’s a friendly club where visitors are always welcome. Usually you can tee off without booking a tee time.
It’s easy walking with a variety of trees and terrain, water hazards and out of bounds in the vines making it a good test of golf. Each hole offers a different challenge.
We can take you to the best places to shop, either in Picton, Blenheim or Nelson. Let us take you to superb high street stores, luxurious fashion boutiques and bustling markets with fresh gourmet foods and beautiful arts, crafts and jewellery.