An experienced local chauffeur/guide will take you on an exciting wine and gourmet experience on this private, full-day tour from Blenheim. You will enjoy stunning scenic views of the Marlborough wine region and taste the sensational wines and seriously delicious gourmet treats and cuisine. Your interests are the priority for the day and can also include the Heritage air museum, award winning gardens, local producers of crafts and talented artisans. Your tour is custom made especially for you. Your chauffeur/guide is a professional local to ensure you receive the very best Marlborough has to offer. Your tour will be in a comfortable 6 seat vehicle with wide window view advantages. Tours depart from Blenheim with flexible tour times to suit your own schedule. Treat yourself to this tour of discovery and experience the very essence of Marlborough.
What You'll Get
Departing Blenheim you are taken on a tour of discovery through Marlborough highlighting the sensational wines, stunning landscapes and seascapes not to mention the seriously delicious gourmet treats and cuisine. For the heritage lover a must stop is the Heritage Air Museum to see Peter Jackson's amazing classic aircraft displays, and for the artisan lover, meet one of the local artists and visit a renowned gallery. Award winning gardens, local brewery, private home gourmet kitchens or scenic drives around the Bays of the serene Marlborough Sounds. Even a thrilling jet boat ride could take your fancy.
Relax in a comfortable vehicle with wide window advantages for viewing the spectacular scenic sights as you travel through the Wairau Valley wine region or through to Picton for breathtaking views of the sparkling waterways of the Marlborough Sounds.
As Marlborough is the heart of the New Zealand wine region, wine tasting is usually on top of the list. The many wineries and cellar door hosts offer a truly personal experience to showcase their award winning wines all year round.
Treats of gourmet oils, liqueurs, chutneys, fudges and ice-cream/gelatos can be slipped in between your wine tasting. The local cheeses are also available, along with the Manuka honey, peanut butters, black garlic, smoked mushrooms and lots more for you to savor. Our local produce season from November through to February have road stalls offering asparagus, juicy cherries, strawberries, raspberries, apricots, nectarines and more.
Lunch venues can include a beautiful winery garden restaurant or even a chateau on the hill for the most amazing views of the valley. Wine tasting is available or enjoy a glass or bottle of wine with your choice on the local menu. Cheese platters are also offered at some of our cellar doors with your wine tasting.
If attending a Marlborough event or on business and prefer the privacy of your own chauffeured tour, your chauffeur/guide will create a custom itinerary to suit your requirements. Private appointments can be arranged for your specific industry. Some activities do require an entry fee and can be paid on the day direct to the provider or host. All wine tasting fees are included and lunch is at your own cost.
Your local tour guide will be in touch with you prior to your tour date to confirm bookings for any additional activities.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Minimum drinking age is 18 years
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Bottled water
- Gourmet treat tasting
- Wine tasting
- Local guide
- Private tour
- Transport by private vehicle
- Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick and Drop off is at your designated accommodation.
Your Blenheim accommodation
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The Fine Print
7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.