From the scenic Sounds to the rugged splendour of Kaikoura, Marlborough is one of New Zealand's most exciting and diverse regions. Use the web directory to find links to some of the region's recreational activities, accommodation providers, wineries and breweries, arts and entertainment, and places to dine. The directory also lists links to many of the businesses that comprise Marlborough's flourishing business community. If you would like to add a listing to Discover Marlborough: The Marlborough Web Directory, please click HERE.
Fit for a Queen
For a taste of real adventure, a walk or cycle along Marlborough's Queen Charlotte Track offers you the experience of a lifetime. Whether you join a tour or go it alone, this is an experience you'll never forget.
Stroll On
A stroll alongside the Taylor River near Blenheim's town centre is easily accessible and is ideal for a gentle and undemanding walk. Take your camera and some bread to feed the ducks.
Kaikoura Magic
With stunning views to snow-capped mountains, the Kaikoura Peninsula Walkway is one of the most popular half-day tracks in New Zealand, passing near a New Zealand fur seal breeding colony.
It's a Fact...
CROISILLES HARBOUR
Croisilles Harbour, on the Tasman Bay side of the Marlborough Sounds and to the south of d'Urville Island, is named after Jeanne Francoise Julie Victoire de Croisilles, the mother of Dumont d'Urville, the French explorer and naval officer who explored the area in 1827. d'Urville declared the bay unsuitable for ships, although a safe anchorage and shelter from most winds.
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