Full Day Tour (Friday-Sunday)

Start Time Picton: 10.00am
Start Times Blenheim: 10.25am and 11.10am
Lunch Break: 1 hour and 15 minutes
Duration of the Tour: 4-7 hours approximately

Half Day Tours (Friday-Sunday)

Start Time Picton: 12.15pm
Start Time Blenheim: 12.35pm
Please note there will be a 1 hour and 15 minute lunch break followed by 2 x 45 minute stops.
It is best to plan your half-day in advance.
Duration: 2-5 hours approximately

Stops

  1. The Wine Station (+64 3 578 2633)
    Taste from a selection of over 80 wines with many from wineries without cellar doors.
    Tastings – $3-$8 per 25ml tasting
  1. Marlborough Museum; including a wine exhibit (+64 3 442 8570)
    Located in Brayshaw Heritage Park, the museum is known for its wine exhibition and Wairau Boulder Bank including the famous Jim Eyles Collection.
    Special! – $8 entry for adults SAVE $2
  1. Brayshaw Heritage Park (+64 3 442 8692)
    Established in 1968, Brayshaw is home to a number of organisations including the Marlborough Historical Society, Marlborough Vintage Farm Machinery, The Vintage Car Club of NZ and many more.
  1. Omaka Classic Cars (+64 3 409 2135)
    A unique collection of New Zealand vehicles that were popular during the 1950-1980 period, along with some special additions.
  1. Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre (+64 3 428 2569)
    Two fascinating collections of rare aircraft brought to life in powerful displays featuring memorabilia and lifelike mannequins created by internationally famous Weta Workshop.
  1. Wither Hills (+64 3 520 8284)
    They take their name from the landmark Wither Hills range that borders the vineyards and produce under the philosophy that the finest wines are always created from exceptional vineyards. Excellent lunch stop in their restaurant.
    Tastings – $5 for 3 wines
  1. FROMM Winery (+64 3 572 9355)
    Crafting single vineyard wines since 1992 and staying true to the roots of their European founder. Enjoy a meat or cheese platter or a vegan snack.
    Tastings – $10 for 4-5 wines
  1. Cork & Keg (+64 3 442 1090)
    Closed Monday
    An English style tavern, serving beer, cider, wine and great food; warm fire in the winter.
  1. Gibson Bridge (+64 3 442 0556)
    A boutique family owned vineyard nurtured on the banks of the fast flowing, alpine fed, Gisbson Creek.
    Tastings – $5 fee waived on purchase of a bottle
  1. Framingham (+64 3 572 8884 ext 2)
    They make aromatic styled wines to accompany food. They have won several awards including 2018 New Zealand winery of the year.
    Special! – $5 tastings SAVE $5. Fee waved with a bottle purchase
  1. The Vines Village (0800 286 4958)
    Closed Monday
    Home to Golden Mile Brewing, Roots Gin and a cafe and deli all with a lakeside deck.
  1. Whitehaven Wines (+64 3 442 6910)
    Located in the Vines Village, Whitehaven Wines have a singular vision of making wines from 100% Marlborough fruit.
    Tastings – $5
  1. Moa Brewery (+64 3 572 5149)
    Enjoy the view from a beautiful patio along with a tasting of their award winning range of craft beers.
    Special! – 20% discount on tastings and flights of 6
  1. Jackson Estate (+64 3 572 9500 ext 1)
    Closed Monday & Tuesday
    100% Kiwi owned! Concentrating on low cropping yields and small batch fermentation with fruit from a single vineyard. Grab something to eat from the food truck Thursday-Saturday 11.00am-4.00pm
    Tastings – $5 for 4 wines
  1. Allan Scott (+64 3 572 9054)
    Closed Monday – Tuesday
    Exclusive wines and gifts, relaxing dining indoors or out, delicious seasonal menu and giant chess.
    Tastings – Pay at the end for your tastings, 1/2 glass or full glass
  1. Rock Ferry Wines (+64 3 579 6430)
    Closed Monday & Tuesday
    Taking its name from the site where early settlers crossed the Wairau River, Rock Ferry makes 15 wine styles sourced from three organic vineyards in Marlborough and Central Otago.
    Tastings – $5 for 5 wines
  1. Hunters Wines (+64 3 572 8803)
    Closed Monday & Tuesday
    Positioned in the original farmhouse and retaining the original villa characteristics, Hunters have tastings inside or out in the gardens. Visit the artist in residence and a light lunch.
    Special! – $5 tastings of 6 wines SAVE $5 – refunded with a wine purchase
  1. Saint Clair (+64 3 570 5280)
    Enjoy a locally sourced lunch in the middle of the vines with wines from one of Marlborough’s most awarded family owned wineries.
    Special! – 10% OFF when dining for lunch or wine purchases. Tastings – $6 for 3 wines or $10 for 6 wines
  1. Makana Chocolate (0800 131 101, ext 2)
    Manufacturers of gift quality chocolate at this boutique factory.