Private Wine Tour of Marlborough
Come and enjoy the wineries, breweries and attractions of the Marlborough wine region. This is a great way for a group to get out amongst the best that Marlborough has to offer. Your wine tour guide will show you around a range of fantastic attractions including iconic and boutique wineries. Along the way we can stop for a leisurely lunch at a winery restaurant or cafe.
A private wine tour can be created for any group size from individuals and couples through to larger groups. We can create a wine tour around your favourite wineries or wine styles and this tour can include a full day of wine tastings or a nice range of wines, foods, arts, crafts, attractions and scenic highlights such as private gardens, olive groves and the brand new Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre.
To get the most from your tour we would recommend a full day tour (6 hours) although we are always more than happy to create half day tours or shorter tours to fit your timeframe.
All tours include collection and drop off in Picton, Blenheim or Havelock with a collection at your accommodation, the Picton waterfront, Blenheim airport or Blenheim railway station. We can create our tours to fit with Cruise Ship shore excursion timetables.
All of our private tours can be created with your input. We like to include your favourite wineries where ever we can, so please let us know if there is anything that you would really like to see and taste. Alternatively we have a range of suggested Marlborough wine tour itineraries. These itineraries take in a range of wineries so that you get to see some of the larger iconic places like Cloudy Bay, Allan Scotts or Hunters, along with boutique wineries such as Bladen, Te Whare Ra and Mahi.
Marlborough Travel operate a range of tour vehicles around the Marlborough wine region. All vehicles are fully licensed, comfortable and nicely appointed. This includes luxury sedans as well as touring vans, mini-coaches and touring coaches. We can cater for any group size and any duration of tour.
The Marlborough Travel Private Wine Tour operates for a private group of 1 - 6 people. The price for the day is NZ$550.00. This price includes vehicle and private wine tour guide for the day (6 hours). We will collect you from your accommodation in Picton, Havelock or Blenheim and return you back at the end of the day. Alternatively collection and drop off at the Airport, Ferry Terminal or Railway Station.
This tour includes wine tastings, so the only additional cost for the day is lunch and beverage, and of course all the wine that you will purchase to take home!!
Enjoy the comfort of our BMW 7 series or Mercedes S series sedan. With full climate air, surround sound stereo, all leather upholstery and ample leg room, this is a fantastic way to tour the wineries of Marlborough. These vehicles are suitable for 1 - 3 passengers. (Having 4 passengers may be suitable if you are happy to share 3 across the back seat.)
During the day your private wine tour guide will assist with all aspects of the tour including expert advice on the wineries and wines to try.
We will collect you from your accommodation in Picton, Havelock or Blenheim and return you back at the end of the day. Alternatively collection and drop off at the Airport, Ferry Terminal or Railway Station.
The price for a full day (6 hour) tour is NZ$825.00.
The only additional cost for the day is lunch and beverage, and of course all the wine that you will purchase to take home!!
Marlborough Travel operates a range of vehicles so that any group size can experience the Marlborough Wine Region. With 19, 32, and 41 seat coaches available we can cater for any group size.
Our experience with large group tours includes a number of corporate and conference groups with numbers ranging from 20 - 300 people. We also organised the Marlborough Wine Day for the International Pinot Conference. This was a wine tour with a difference with 600 delegates booked for a day of Marlborough wine and food.
Let us know your group size, and your preference for wineries and we will put together a suggested itinerary and a no-obligation quote. Its that simple.!!
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Add in a New Experience!!
Gardens. Visit a public or private garden in the Marlborough region. There are a vast number of diversly different gardens to visit. Places like Upton Oaks, Barewood, Hortensia, Broomfield, Woodend, Pollard Park, and the winery gardens.
The team at Marlborough Travel will assist with matching a suitable garden to your group. Charges for garden entry range from $8.00pp to $20.00pp.
Winery Educational Tour. Learn the process of making fine wine with a guided educational tour through the Montana Brancott Winery. The knowledgeable staff at Montana will guide you through the winery explaining the the terminology of Cuves, Cooperage, Barriques and more!! See the innovative Tipping Tanks, a world first. Charges for this Educational Winery Tour are $15.00pp.
Olives. This is fast becoming a large industry in Marlborough with the extensive plantings of Olives through out the region. Visit a Olive Oil producer, take a guided tour through an Olive Grove, learn the process of making extra-virgin oils and taste the results. Visit award winning Olive Oil Producers such as Seresin, Creekside, Blumenfield, and Serendipity.
Our Olive experience can be as simple as a visit to a Olive Oil shop, or indepth with a private guided tour with tastings. Charges range from $3.00pp to $20.00pp.
Divine Chocolate!! Visit Makana Confections' boutique chocolate factory and enjoy samples of their incredible products. Watch hand-made chocolates and other fine confections being made using traditional methods, and you'll understand why Makana has garnered numerous awards.
Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre. Omaka is one of Marlborough's major visitor attractions - offering a captivating experience for the whole family. You will be transported back to an era of aviation chivalry - when the Knights of the Sky jousted above the clouds on horses of cloth and wire. You'll learn about some of the famous aviation aces and marvel at the early aircraft in which they braved the skies. Our dramatic presentation of some of the world's rarest WW1 aircraft and aviation memorabilia will leave you breathless.
In conjunction with the Interislander ferry sailings we can offer some fantastic wine tour packages.
With a new ferry and a new timetable we can offer a day return wine tour or an overnight package.
This is a great way for a social club or corporate group to escape from Wellington and enjoy the wines and foods of Marlborough.
Simply email us now with the number of people and a suggested date and we will get back to you with a no obligation suggested itinerary and quotation.
* Please note that pricing ex-Wellington is subject to Interisland Ferry crossing availability. Due to availability the pricing ex-Wellington can fluctuate, please contact Marlborough Travel for details.
Pricing (Group Wine Tour EX - Auckland, Wellington, Christchuch or ANYWHERE!!)
Not only faster, but a hugh amount of fun!! Charter your own aircraft for the day and visit Marlborough in style. Just think, it's only a 20 minute flight from Wellington to Blenheim and we will meet your chartered aircraft on the tarmac at the airport. With service like that you can spend more time enjoying the superb wines of Marlborough.
We can access a large range of suitable charter aircraft. How about a charter Metro or Jetstream (18 seats) a Dash 8 (40 seats) or your very own Boeing (100 seats).
Let us know your group size, were you would like to depart and your preference for wineries and we will put together a suggested itinerary and a no-obligation quote. Its that simple.!!
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