Marlborough and the top of New Zealand's South Island is a treasure trove of food, wine, arts, culture and scenery just waiting to be explored, and The Marlborough Lodge sits right in the heart of it all.

Take a look at what appeals to you and we can help you plan your itinerary whilst you're staying with us. Self drive or let us organise a guided tour with one of our excellent partners. Alternatively, if you wish to stay close to home, there is plenty happening at the Lodge everyday within the 16 acre estate.

Please contact us so that we can make your stay as enjoyable and fulfilling as possible:

[email protected] | +64 3 570 5770



Wine Tours

Taste your way through the famous Marlborough wine region and learn the stories of Marlborough's wines and terroir, with exclusive winery experiences private half or full day tours.

Explore the Marlborough Sounds by water

With one fifth of New Zealand’s coastline, the Marlborough Sounds is a haven for the outdoors, scenic tours and nature visits let us help you explore this stunning area of hidden waterways, secluded coves and native bush that reaches down to the shoreline in the Marlborough Sounds.

Helicopter Experiences

Explore the hidden areas of the Marlborough Sounds, view the sights of the Wairau and Awatere Valleys, fly down the east coast to Kaikoura, experience the Able Tasman or perhaps take a trip to Wellington and visit TePapa.

Private Tours

We can create your own bespoke private Marlborough and top of the South Island tour in a luxury vehicle at a time that suits you with an itinerary personalised just for you.

Points of interest could include Maori cultural sites, gourmet local produce, art and a winery lunch, a sheep farm visit, gardens and nature walks, heritage museums, eco sites, scenic routes and so much more.


Relax and unwind with a massage the ultimate afternoon treat

Wilderness Kayak Tours

The ultimate way to get up close and personal with nature either in the Marlborough Sounds or the Wairau Lagoon. Experienced guides will accompany your desired tour.

Guided Walking or Biking Tours Queen Charlotte Track

The famous Queen Charlotte Track in the Marlborough Sounds will provide you with a fantastic day of stunning scenery and vigorous exercise. Experienced guides will provide you with excellent commentary of this beautiful area.

Marlborough in One Day

Experience the whole of Marlborough in one day with a half-day wine tour, waterfront lunch and half-day Marlborough Sounds seafood cruise.

Taste, experience and drink in the beauty of the region.

Chef garden tour and cooking demonstration

Meet with our Chef who will take you on a tour of The Marlborough Lodge's vegetable and herb gardens have you tasting the freshly picked oranges from our citrus grove or taking a stroll through the orchard before heading into the kitchen for a cooking demonstration.

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What our customers say

Lovely lodge in heart of the wine district. We loved our stay in a beautiful room. The grounds are lovely and we took some bicycles out to see the sights & sounds of the nearby vineyards. Staff are very attentive and everything is pretty new.


Beautiful, friendly lodge.


Amazing food, service & room. Congratulations.

Sandra & Simon

Loved it. Thank you :)

Pao & Alan