Since 1998, the Marlborough Web Directory web site has been one of the principal entry points for people using the Internet to search for activities, accommodation, business services and investment opportunities in the Marlborough region. The site has provided businesses and organisations in the Marlborough region with a vehicle to effectively promote their products and services to the wider Internet community.

After an extensive period of development, the web site has undergone its third complete revamp, with a whole range of new features added or redefined. We have retained the categories that are of inertest to visitors to the area: accommodation, activities, wineries, business, etc., and we've introduced a number of new sections, including a 'fact file' section that outlines Marlborough's population, history and our community.

Why did we do it? We believe that effective and cooperative promotion of the Marlborough region on the Web will create a 'flow-on' effect for all businesses in Marlborough. We have endeavoured to create a web site that can establish 'linkages' from Marlborough to the world. We will continue to offer free listings, although we do ask for reciprocal links.

We hope you will enjoy using our new site and we look forward to hearing any feedback you might have. If you'd like to contact us, please send an email to editor@discovermarlborough.co.nz
Dining Out
Marlborough's gourmet paradise sets the scene for visitors to explore the region's produce. From award-winning wines and fresh produce to a vast array of epicurean delights, Marlborough offers a tasty treat.
Places to Stay
From water-side retreats tucked away in secluded settings to hotels, motels and backpacker hostels, Marlborough has a wide range of accommodation options to suit different needs and price ranges.
Swim With Dolphins
Swimming side-by-side with dolphins and viewing them in their underwater world is the adventure experience of a lifetime. Join an eco-tour and see the very best of the Marlborough Sounds.
It's a Fact...
THE MIKHAIL LERMONTOV
On 16 February, 1986, the Mikhail Lermontov left Picton piloted by the harbour master. The pilot made the decision to take the ship through a dangerous passage at Cape Jackson, where it struck rocks below the waterline on the port side. After beaching the ship, water-tight doors were breached and water gushed into the ship. One crew member died and some passengers were injured. The ship rests where it sank, lying on its port side.
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