A 4-day discovery tour for discerning travelers to sample Marlborough’s famous wines, gourmet produce and delicious seafood, plus guided eco walks and cruises through the beautiful Marlborough Sounds.
With 5-star accommodation, fine dining and luxury pampering at the end of each day. From your arrival in Marlborough everything is taken care of, leaving you to simply enjoy the best of everything this very special region has to offer.
The Purely Marlborough Package includes:
You’ll spend one night in a luxury suite amongst the vines at Marlborough Vintners Hotel, followed by two nights in a luxury apartment here at the 5-star Bay of Many Coves Resort.
All main meals are included including gourmet dinners, full breakfasts each day, picnic baskets and alfresco lunches. Some optional snacks and lunches may be at your own cost.
Once you arrive in Marlborough, by land, sea or air, transfer will be arranged via road and water taxi to and from your accommodation. Once you’re here, you can just sit back and enjoy.
Taste the award winning wines of Marlborough, discover the unique flora and fauna, and learn about the colourful history of the Marlborough Sounds. Visit a Greenshell Mussel farm; sail, fish, walk or kayak in an unspoilt natural environment; then relax, unwind and be pampered at the only 5-star resort in the Marlborough Sounds.
Enjoy our day spa, swim in our all-seasons pool, or simply chill out in one of New Zealand's most beautiful and serene places. In only four days you’ll come out feeling refreshed and renewed, ready to face the world after your true adventure in paradise.
Activity One: Marlborough Icons Tour
Visit two of Marlborough’s Icon wineries in the morning to sample the award winning wines of Marlborough.
Depart the wine region for the thirty minute drive through rural Marlborough to the Havelock Marina where you will enjoy lunch right on the waterfront at the Slip Inn Café (Own cost lunch)
Depart Havelock on the Marlborough Travel launch for a cruise through the Marlborough Sounds.
Visit a Greenshell™ Mussel farm and learn the intricacies of growing this delicacy in the Sounds
Taste a personal favourite – freshly steamed Mussels matched perfectly to a complimentary glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
On completion of your days activities you will transfer to Picton for your departure to the Bay of Many Coves Resort
Activity Two: One-day Guided Walk & Wildlife Tour with Wilderness Guides
Includes gourmet lunch and a knowledgeable local guide who will attend to every need as well as provide full interpretation on the area.
Your day begins with a cruise through Queen Charlotte Sound to Ship Cove, a scenic and historic reserve and the start of the Queen Charlotte Track. Learn about the fascinating marine life of this area along the way and perhaps see dolphins as well! Ship Cove was a favorite anchorage for European explorer Captain James Cook and has an important place in New Zealand's history.
Experience virgin native forest at its best plus stunning views on today's walk towards Endeavour Inlet as your guide points out native birds, forest plants and shares the European and pre-European stories of this fascinating area with you. This is regarded as the premier section of the track with many beautiful views to be had across the Marlborough Sounds. NB. Walk options range from two to five hours in length.
$3,510 per couple twin share
($1,755 per person)
For more information, please visit www.purely-marlborough.co.nz
*Package not available between 23 December and 5 January.
Price excludes alcoholic beverages unless where specified. Price includes all transfers from arrival in Marlborough including road and water transfers to and from Bay of Many Coves Resort. NZ GST of 15% is included.