Discover the many coves of the beautiful Marlborough Sounds on a cruise or cycle through vineyards on a wine-tasting tour. A visit to Marlborough is incomparable – glorious sunshine, delicious food, and luxurious resorts make this area a joy to visit.


Key facts about Marlborough

  • Population: 1.5 million people
  • 16 km Airport → City
  • Driving: Drives on the left
  • Accommodation: 300 Accommodations
  • Timezone: UTC+12:00
  • Venues: 25 Venues
  • Capital: Wellington
  • Electrical: 230/240 volts


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Leonie Ashford

Leonie Ashford

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Wellington, New Zealand

Marlborough Attractions

  • Food & wine

    Food & wine

    Marlborough is one of New Zealand's premier wine regions and is world-famous for its sauvignon blanc.

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  • Boat cruises

    Boat cruises

    The winding waterways of the Marlborough Sounds make up one-fifth of New Zealand’s coastline.

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  • Walking & hiking

    Walking & hiking

    Positioned at the top of the South Island with numerous bays, Marlborough is the perfect place to relax and spend some time outdoors.

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  • Queen Charlotte Track

    Queen Charlotte Track

    Experience the heart of the Marlborough Sounds as you journey through lush coastal bush and along skyline ridges.

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  • Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

    Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

    One of the world’s largest private collections of Great War aircraft and artifacts in dramatic displays created by Wingnut Films, with mannequins by Weta Workshop. A second exhibition has just opened featuring stories from World War II.

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  • Sightseeing Tours

    Sightseeing Tours

    Enjoy award-winning wineries and the spectacular Marlborough Sounds when you take a sightseeing tour in this region.

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