Blenheim () (Māori: Waiharakeke) is the most populous town in the region of Marlborough, in the north east of the South Island of New Zealand. It has an urban population of 31,300 (June 2017). The surrounding area is well known as the centre of New Zealand's wine industry. It enjoys one of New Zealand's sunniest climates, with hot, relatively dry summers and cool, crisp winters. Blenheim is named after the Battle of Blenheim (1704), where troops led by John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough defeated a combined French and Bavarian force.
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Marlborough wineries are world famous, producing delicious, internationally recognised wines. Let us drive you around the Marlborough wineries to try some of the amazing tastes that come from this gorgeous region. We aim to make our groups smaller, giving you the best most personal experience possible. We care about you and making your time with us memorable.
Join your hosts – as “Effervescent as Champagne” – tasting the full range of varieties of Marlborough wines that the region has to offer, while also learning interesting things about wine production and the local area, seeing some unique architecture and views, and meeting some fantastic people. We can pick you up from Blenheim or Picton. There’s something for everyone!
Marlborough Elite Tours was born in 2009 to fill a gap in the local tourism market by catering to those who wanted a more luxurious approach to exploring the region. It is locally owned and operated by Fay and Brent Silcock.
Both Fay and Brent grew up in Marlborough - New Zealand’s premier wine region. They have been involved in the Wine Industry for many years and both have wine diplomas. They also have an extensive knowledge of Marlborough and the South Island.
They are passionate about the region’s many attractions, from the amazing sea life and scenery of Kaikoura and the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, to the wineries, olive groves and artisans of Marlborough and Nelson. Together they have extensive knowledge to exceed your luxury touring expectations.
Marlborough Farming Museum, situated at Brayshaw Heritage Park in Blenheim New Zealand, is a unique experience. Not only does it have one of the largest publicly owned collections in the Southern Hemisphere but it also houses a number of truly unique exhibits.
The Marlborough Vintage and Farm Machinery Society Incorporated is a registered charity dedicated to the preservation of Marlborough's rural heritage. The museum is open to the public every day 10:00am - 3:00pm.
Come and enjoy art works from Marlborough’s own artists along with art from renowned painters, sculptors, weavers, photographers and other talent from around New Zealand and overseas.
The gallery is located in the centre of Blenheim, opposite Seymour Square right beside the Marlborough District Council.
Waves Campsite in Havelock is located in the heart of the stunningly beautiful Marlborough region and offer you a perfect stop-over or longer stay.
Being about one hour from the interisland ferry, we are ideally situated for when you land on the South Island and want to clear the port and settle down to prepare for your South Island trip.
Likewise on your return trip back to the North Island, you can stay over with us and then leave to catch your ferry with only a short journey.
Waves Campsite is also a great venue for birthdays, weddings, work parties, events, and more.
Check out our facilities - we are sure you will enjoy your stay with us, and we look forward very much to welcoming you to Waves Campsite Havelock.
With all the above and a great climate to boot, Picton and the Marlborough Sounds should not be missed when planning your travel through New Zealand. Don’t become one of the many visitors to Picton fooled into thinking that they'll see all that the Marlborough Sounds has to offer from the brief ferry ride, only to be caught out by its spectacular beauty and left wishing they had factored more time into their itinerary to explore both Picton and this wonderful region better.
Make the most of your stay in Picton and stay at Picton Campervan Park. Take advantage of our great central location within easy walking distance to Picton’s picturesque waterfront, cafes and restaurants and the many activities and attractions that this vibrant town has to offer.
Take the stress out of travelling by using CamperMate, the free New Zealand Travel app that shows you nearby locations of everything you’ll need
With over 30 years of experience in the global travel and tourism industry, you can trust thl to help you achieve an amazing holiday experience.