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 the action.

Take a look at what appeals to you and we can help you plan your itinerary while 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 which showcases the region and our 16 acre estate.

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

[email protected] | +64 3 570 5770

Peter White, General Manager


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.

For those wine aficionados, enjoy a wine blending or wine mastery course.

Marlborough Sounds Cruises

Explore the tranquil waterways of the Marlborough Sounds aboard luxurious MV Tarquin on a seafood cruise.

Learn about the region's world-renowned seafood, accompanied by Marlborough wine and stunning panoramas.

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.

Helicopter Experiences

Explore Marlborough and beyond with a heli-adventure.

Whether it's helifishing, helihunting, a scenic flight or transfer, we can arrange this for you.

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.

Would you like to book with us?

What our customers say

Thank you for a fantastic 3 days! Beautiful location, outstanding food and a fantastic team. Will be back, for sure!

Betsy & Jamie - LA

Fantastic place you have here and I wish you every success - you have great heart and hospitality!

Chee Kin - Singapore

Hard to beat. Thank you for your warm hospitality xox.

Rebecca Judd - Postcards TV Show

Beautiful location, excellent service, excellent food, pure luxury.

Pure luxury