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When your cruise ship arrives in the port of Picton, located in Queen Charlotte Sound, take a shore excursion to Blenheim and the Marlborough wine region with a guide. Enjoy wine tasting while you learn about the area’s cultural heritage. Travel with a small group along a scenic route and relax in winery gardens and cafes overlooking the Wairau Valley. Shuttle transport is included from the port to a bus stop in town for pickup and drop-off.
Travel aboard a luxurious minibus to the wineries of the Marlborough region during this private winemaking tour from Blenheim. Just let your expert guide know which award-winning vineyards you’d like to visit, and you’re in for an unforgettable experience. Discover local viticulture while you learn to blend your own wine among the wine barrels, starting with a bit of wine tasting. Top it all off with a 3-course lunch paired with wine at a fine restaurant.
Marlborough is New Zealand’s largest wine region, famous for its Sauvignon Blanc and scenic Marlborough Sounds. Discover both on this full-day small-group tour as you visit several Marlborough wineries, indulge in expert-led wine tastings, tuck into lunch at a waterfront restaurant (own expense), then set sail on a cruise through the Marlborough Sounds, accompanied by a delicious seafood tasting platter.