Day Trips from Blenheim to Picton

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  • Marlborough Full Day Wine Tour

    1. Marlborough Full Day Wine Tour

    You will be collected from your Blenheim hotel at 10.00 AM (collections from Picton are available at a small surcharge per group). Your guide will discuss the choice of vineyards and your wine preferences to enable him to plan the most suitable route through the winding vineyard roads. Relax in the luxury minibus as your guide describes the enigmatic history of Marlborough and it's world famous wines. Each cellar door in the Wairau Valley is unique, reflecting the rare conditions which make their wines special. The bright Sauvignon Blancs, delectable Pinot Noir and tropical Aromatics have won multiple international wine awards. Not even the French can match the quality of the Sauvignon Blanc. Your tour through the vineyards will visit a variety of famous internationally branded cellar doors to the boutique family-run winery, to illustrate the diversity of wines available.  Join your gui...

    Having an expert guide like Mike was magic! He was very knowledgeable and went out of his way to make sure we had the best experience possible!

  • Marlborough Half-Day Wine Tour from Blenheim

    2. Marlborough Half-Day Wine Tour from Blenheim

    Discover the flavors of Marlborough on a half-day small-group tour. Be picked up from your Blenheim accommodation and travel through the scenic beauty of the Marlborough vineyards. Collection from Picton is available at a small surcharge per group. Relax in a luxury minibus as your guide shares insight into the region’s history and world famous wines. You will visit five cellar doors on this tour from famous internationally branded cellar doors to boutique family-run wineries. Requests for particular wineries will be accommodated where possible.  Stroll through a vineyard with your guide. Learn about the region’s unique conditions and the challenges wine makers must overcome. A table for lunch at a cellar door restaurant can be booked for you for an additional cost. Sample hand-made chocolates at the local Chocolate Factory. Your tour will end with your safe delivery back to your hotel...

    We had a great day touring the wineries with Mike. He knew exactly where to take us, and entertained us with some good stories, as well as lots of information about the wines. Highly recommended!

  • From Blenheim: Marlborough Wines and Aviation Day Tour

    3. From Blenheim: Marlborough Wines and Aviation Day Tour

    Benefit from pickup at your accommodation in Blenheim, and then travel to the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre to look at life-size displays of aviation scenes from World War I and World War II. Explore the times of early aviators of the 20th century and more.  Then, travel through the vineyards of the award-winning Marlborough wine region, known for its fruity Cabernet Sauvignons and zesty Pinot Noirs. Access the barrel rooms and cellars in the valley, and stop for lunch at your own expense at a vineyard restaurant. Sample handmade gourmet chocolates at a chocolate factory at the end of your amazing experience before drop-off back at your hotel.

    We had an unexpected private tour with Mike as our host/driver. We had a great day and really enjoyed our time at the museum. Mike sorted out our lunch at Wither Hills, which was very nice and then chose several more wineries for tastings for our specific preferences. We were collected and dropped off from our B&B and even went to a chocolate making place.

  • Marlborough: Deluxe Private Wine Tour

    4. Marlborough: Deluxe Private Wine Tour

    The day is all about you. Your guide will meet you at your hotel at an agreed time (usually around 10:00). Your day starts with a short drive to a local vineyard to get a taste for the bouquet and texture of the styles of wines you will enjoy throughout the day. Learn about local viticulture and the unique combination of soil and climate (the Terroir), and wine maker's art, which create the unique aromas and textures of these award winning wines. An air-conditioned minibus will then transport you to a winery where you'll visit the barrel room and soak in the atmosphere of wine maturing in French oak barrels. Their expert staff will then guide you through the process of blending samples of Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Noir wines, to produce your own unique vintage to perfectly match your personal idea of the ideal wine. Those proportions will never be matched again! You'll move on to lunch a...

  • Marlborough: Private Yacht Tour with Lunch & Sparkling Wine

    5. Marlborough: Private Yacht Tour with Lunch & Sparkling Wine

    Experience the Marlborough Sounds in complete luxury with up to 5 friends on the private Cloudy Bay yacht. This excursion is a unique way to savour Cloudy Bay wines in the captivating beauty of one of New Zealand’s most pristine settings. Guests can take part in the sailing process, or just sit back, relax and enjoy a flute of Cloudy Bay’s sparkling wine, Pelorus. A 3-course lunch will be served onboard, featuring some of Marlborough's incredible local produce. Also indulge yourself in wine pairing throughout the lunch. Your transfers from Cloudy Bay Vineyards or your local accommodation are included in this experience.

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What people are saying about Blenheim

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 11 reviews

Had a really great day, was easy going, Mike was very knowledgeable, he opened our eyes to the wine industry and although it rained all day we really enjoyed ourselves and would definitely recommend to others, drank some beautiful wines. Thanks Mike

Mike did an excellent job of explaining the features of the various wineries we went to. All had their distinguishing features, and we got to taste a wide variety of wines. This was an excellent tour in a comfortable van, thanks Mike.

We had a great day touring the wineries with Mike. He knew exactly where to take us, and entertained us with some good stories, as well as lots of information about the wines. Highly recommended!

It was an awesome wine tour by Blenheim and Mike our guide was excellent. I high recommend this tour. Cheer

Brilliant day. Beautiful wines and knowledgeable staff.