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Marlborough Wine Region from Picton

Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 965

Enjoy the very best that Marlborough has to offer with a visit to some superb wineries. Next embark on a full day guided walk and wildlife tour seeing the sights in this beautiful area.


Get out to Wellington’s wine regions for a true taste of New Zealand. Picton is your base for 4 days of wineries, wildlife and guided walks, along with a Greenshell Mussel Cruise (replaced by a half-day wine tour in the winter months, May-Aug). 


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Duration
4 Days
Prices From:
US$ 965

Itinerary

Day 1

Picton Ferry to Blenheim Hotels

Duration30 Minutes

Chateau Marlborough Blenheim

Chateau Marlborough is centrally located overlooking Seymour Square Gardens just a two minute easy walk from Blenheim's town centre. It prides itself on offering guests luxury accommodation with an enviable attention to detail. With 45 well-appointed Suites and Apartments Chateau Marlborough provides the highest level of comfort along with modern amenities.

Meal Plan Room Only
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Chateau Marlborough Blenheim

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    Chateau Marlborough Blenheim



    Chateau Marlborough is centrally located overlooking Seymour Square Gardens just a two minute easy walk from Blenheim's town centre. It prides itself on offering guests luxury accommodation with an enviable attention to detail. With 45 well-appointed Suites and Apartments Chateau Marlborough provides the highest level ...

    Chateau Marlborough is centrally located overlooking Seymour Square Gardens just a two minute easy walk from Blenheim's town centre. It prides itself on offering guests luxury accommodation with an enviable attention to detail. With 45 well-appointed Suites and Apartments Chateau Marlborough provides the highest level of comfort along with modern amenities.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Conference Facilities
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Lounge(s)
    • Parking
    • Pool (s)
    • Restaurant(s)

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Day 2

Marlborough Icons Tour

Your tour guide will show you through the fabulous Marlborough wine region stopping to enjoy two fine wine experiences including Marlborough's iconic winery, Cloudy Bay. After two wonderful winery visits, depart the wine region through to the seaport town of Picton. Picton is the gateway to the Queen Charlotte Sound, a stunning area of waterway steeped in history. Enjoy a nice lunch on the waterfront (at own expense). After lunch depart the marina on the Marlborough Travel launch for a truly unique Seafood Cruise through the Marlborough Sounds.
Take in the natural beauty of the native bush and the tranquility of the Sounds. Learn from your experienced Skipper the history of the Marlborough Sounds and the history of the pioneering families who have settled in the Sounds over 6 generations. Visit a marine farm and learn why seafood grows so well in the Marlborough Sounds. Enjoy a divine seafood tasting matched perfectly to a complimentary glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. A perfect wine and food match in a beautiful part of Marlborough. On arrival back in the marina board the coach for the transfer back to your accommodation.

Duration7 Hours
Day 3

Full Day Queen Charlotte Track Guided Walk from Blenheim

Take a boat cruise from Picton to Ship Cove past salmon farms and sea birds on a beautiful voyage to Ship Cove, a historic and scenic reserve that Captain Cook visited several times in the 17th Century. Enjoy a guided walk along the Queen Charlotte Track from Ship Cove to Endeavour Inlet (14km). Bush is mainly a mixture of stunning podocarp and beech forest with punga ferns and other New Zealand native foliage. This day is regarded as the premier section of the Queen Charlotte Track. Many beautiful views are to be had across the Marlborough Sounds. Your informative local guide will explain the European and pre-European connections of this significant historical area as well as provide detailed information on flora and fauna. A gourmet lunch is included.

Duration10 Hours
Day 4

Blenheim to Christchurch

Duration6 Hours

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DEPARTURES:

Daily.

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Roundtrip transfers
  • Full day Marlborough Icons Tour
  • Full day Queen Charlotte Track guided walk
  • Meals as indicated.

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

DP PICTPK4DBLENZ
15 Mar 2018
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