For discerning travellers, these Purely Marlborough packaged holidays offers the best of Marlborough wine and the Marlborough Sounds – luxury accommodation, wine tasting tour, mussel cruise, gourmet guided walk.
Packages commence from your arrival into Marlborough be it by air, road, rail or ferry. Transfer can be arranged from all the above to your accommodation – either Marlborough Vintners Hotel located around 10 minutes drive from Blenheim in the Marlborough wine region OR Bay of Many Coves Resort, located in Queen Charlotte Sound around 20 minutes by water taxi from Picton. We arrange everything to take ensure you can completely relax and unwind from the time you arrive until the day you depart . . .
Features one night’s accommodation in a luxury suite at Marlborough Vintners Hotel;
Two night’s accommodation in a luxury apartment at the Bay of Many Coves Resort in the Marlborough Sounds.
Three night package in to the fabulous Marlborough region
Day 1 Start your experience in the seaport township of Picton, gateway to the stunning Queen Charlotte Sound. 1.00pm Check in for the Seafood Odyssea Cruise. Enjoy the scenic cruise, commentary on the area and a fabulous tasting of King Salmon and fresh Oysters. 4.30pm arrival at Bay of Many Coves Resort for two nights in a luxury apartment. A simply stunning experience to relax on the waterfront at this divine resort. Enjoy breakfast and dinner in the fine dinning restaurant on site.
Day 2 Depart the resort with a walking guide from Wilderness Guides. Your day begins with a cruise through Queen Charlotte Sound to the Queen Charlotte track. Experience virgin native forest at its best plus stunning views on today's walk as your guide points out native birds, forest plants and shares the European and pre-European stories of this fascinating area with you. Today’s guided walk includes a nice picnic lunch.
NB. Walk options range from two to five hours in duration.
Day 3 Cruise back to Picton where you will be met by a guide from the Marlborough Tour Company for the Taste Marlborough Tour. This unique full day tour is all about Marlborough wine and food, getting behind the scenes of the Marlborough wine region and meeting some great people behind the wines. Visit boutique wineries and iconic names such as Cloudy Bay, enjoy a wonderful lunch at the stunning Wither Hills Winery (lunch at own cost) and finish the day with a sweet treat tasting at Makana Chocolates.
At the completion of the tour settle into a luxury Suite at Marlborough Vintners Hotel (MVH). This stunning property is situated on the “golden mile” of Marlborough wines, right in the heart of the wine region. Tonight enjoy a divine 3 course dinner in the Vintners Room restaurant, on site at MVH.
Day 4 Check out of MVH after a leisurely breakfast.
(Transfer to Blenheim Airport or Railway Station available).
Package pricing (GST inclusive)
Retail $4220.00 for Twin Package (two people)
Rates Valid 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2016
One night’s accommodation in a Suite at Marlborough Vintners Hotel;
Two nights accommodation in a luxury apartment at the Bay of Many Coves Resort;
Three course Dinner each night, breakfast & all transfers;
Plus, “Seafood Odyssea Cruise and Taste Marlborough Tour” with Marlborough Tour Company.
And a “One Day Gourmet Guided Walk & Wildlife Tour” with Wilderness Guides.