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Picton Shore Excursion: Marlborough Flyer Train Tour

When your ship pulls into port, board the Marlborough Flyer, a restored heritage steam train, and see two towns in one day. Follow your guide on a scenic rail journey between Picton and Blenheim, where you’ll have free time to explore Marlborough attractions—or sample regional wine—at your leisure. Shuttle and round-trip train fare included.
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Cruise Ship Half-Day Marlborough Wine Region Tour from Picton

When your cruise ship arrives in Picton, take advantage of a half-day excursion that introduces you to four Marlborough wineries handpicked by a guide. On this small-group tour you’ll taste the region’s sauvignon blanc and pinot noir, stroll through Blenheim vineyards, and sample boutique chocolates. Round-trip minivan transport is provided from the nearby i-SITE.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Shore Excursion: Highlights of Marlborough from Picton

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.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Picton Shore Excursion: Wings of Omaka and Marlborough Wine Tour

Combine a tour of Marlborough wine country with a visit to the Omaka Aviation Heritage Museum, with round-trip transportation in between, during this 5-hour shore excursion from Picton. Wine tasting, all entrance fees, and round-trip transportation from the cruise port are included. This small-group tour ensures personalized attention and an intimate experience.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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Picton Shore Excursions - Marlborough Sounds Cruise and Lochmara Day visit

The dramatic coastal scenery of the Marlborough Sounds stretches north of Picton around the top end of the South Island. On this shore excursion, set sail for Lochmara in the Queen Charlotte Sound and look out for wildlife like dolphins, seals, and blue penguins. On arrival, enjoy kayaking or paddleboarding in the tranquil waters, and explore the Underwater Observatory on a guided walking tour.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Picton Shore Excursion : Marlborough Wine Tour

When your cruise ship docks in Picton, take the opportunity to go wine tasting on a tour that visits some of Marlborough’s award-winning wineries. Visit up to five wineries in Blenheim for tastings and vineyard tours, discovering both internationally famous wines and lesser-known New Zealand gems. You’ll also stop for lunch (own expense) and sample locally made chocolates as you head back to Picton at the end of your tour.
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Picton Self-Guided Audio Tour

Use your mobile device to download an MP3 audio guide and map for a self-guided walking tour of Picton. Step off your cruise ship or ferry into the postcard-perfect seaside town and take a cultural journey into Picton’s past. With informative narration you’ll learn about the Māori people, whaling history, and more.
  • Duration: 1 to 3 hours
  • Duration: 1 to 3 hours
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Picton Shore Excursion: Marlborough Wine Region Small-Group Tour

Swap the cruise port for a Marlborough wine tour on this shore excursion to a half dozen boutique wineries or more. When your ship pulls into Picton, travel by minivan through this notable wine region in the South Island, sipping award-winning New Zealand wines and sampling delectable chocolates. Opt for extra time to taste wine and purchase a seasonal gourmet lunch on this small-group tour, limited to 11 people for an intimate experience.
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
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Private Shore Excursion: Explore Marlborough from Picton

Discover the award-winning wines of the Marlborough region on a private shore excursion from Picton for your group of up to six people. The exact itinerary is tailored to you, with plenty of time to sip locally-made wines, browse art galleries, then pause for lunch and views of Marlborough's rolling vineyards, plus many customizable options. Pricing is per-vehicle, and includes a wine tasting and a chocolate tasting, as well as round-trip shuttle transport from the Port of Picton.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Shore Excursion: 7-11 Seats Explore Marlborough from Picton

Relax with the flexibility of your exclusive tour of the Marlborough wine region.  Taste sensational wines and partake of some of the most delicious gourmet treats.  Enjoy the wineries or mix and match the day with exciting options.From the Port of Picton your local chauffeur/guide will meet you at the Picton Visitors Centre near the vehicle to take you on a scenic journey through to Blenheim and the famous wine region. Savour our local cuisine in a winery garden café or enjoy a wine with a cheese, meat, seafood platter overlooking our stunning Wairau Valley. Later, visit a chocolate boutique.Ride with peace of mind with flexible drop off to suit your ships scheduled departure.This tour has been created due to the demand for larger but small personal groups of a maximum of 11. A comfortable 11 seat Mini Tour Van is provided for your pleasure.
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Ecoworld New Zealand tour from Marlborough Sounds

Spend time at the EcoWorld Aquarium & Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre when your cruise ship pulls into port in Picton. You’ll see ancient reptiles called tuataras and get acquainted with little blue penguins rescued from the Marlborough Sounds. On-site staff take you behind the scenes to discover New Zealand’s conservation in action.
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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PRIVATE COACH GROUP ONSHORE EXPERIENCE TRAIL OF MARLBOROUGH Min:20 Max:49 seats

A unique chance to book a large group coach experience from the Port of Picton, 49 seats are available to book your family and friends or gather others from the cruise ship to join you in a custom wine and gourmet scenic tour. This tour is not provided per seat. You have the exclusive use of the coach for the day. A minimum group of 20 people to a maximum of 49 people are offered a private and exclusive tour of Marlborough and the wine region plus a chance to taste local gourmet treats and cuisine.You have a private local chauffeur who will share stories of the region and ensure you have an exciting experience. Come and enjoy an exciting and fun day in Marlborough.Note that the rate offered is a day rate and split between the number of people in the group. This program will only register and show maximum 15 seats - please ignore this. You have up to 49 seats for your group. - 20 $129.75NZD p seat and 49 $52.95NZD p seat. One payment is required to secure this tour.of $2595.00 NZD.
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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