The Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre in Blenheim is build for the love of aviation, an appreciation of its role in history and recognition to its value to our future. Knights of the Sky, it's first exhibition, is Sir Peter Jackson’s own collection of WW1 aircraft and artefacts.
5 km from Blenheim centre
10.30am and 2.00pm daily
1 - 2 hours
Visit the Edwin Fox Maritime Museum in Picton, were you can visit the 9th oldest troop ship in the world, built in 1853. In 1897 the ship was towed to Picton, where it has remained and has had many different functions, but is now a famous tourist attraction.
A unique collection that gives a special insight into both Marlborough and New Zealand motoring from the 1950’s to 1980’s. The collection shows more than 100 cars, each car with its own story and all of them are original and formed a part of the New Zealand way of life. From vintage cars to the cars of today.
MS Mikhail Lermontov was an ocean liner owned by the Soviet Union's Baltic Shipping Company, built in 1972 by V.E.B. Mathias-Thesen Werft, Wismar, East Germany. MS Mikhail Lermontov rests where it sank, lying on its starboard side in depths reaching up to a maximum of about 38 m. It is popular with Scuba divers and the site is served by local dive shops in Picton and Kaikoura. It is also one of the biggest, easily accessible, diveable ship wrecks in the world.