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Top things to do in Blenheim, Marlborough
Visit Blenheim, Marlborough and discover one of New Zealand's premier wine regions. With a mix of top wineries and the picturesque waters of the sounds, Marlborough offers the perfect mix of relaxation and adventure to suit all types of travellers.
Tour the vines around the region
Wine lovers rejoice, with over 120 wineries and 30 cellar doors Marlborough is the perfect destination to take a guided wine tour and treat your tastebuds. Or if you're looking for a more adventurous experience, cycle the Golden Mile through Rapaura and Renwick.
Discover Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre
Step into a museum like no other. Hollywood meets history with this mind blowing spectacle from Peter Jackson and Weta Workshop - The Knights of the Sky. From Peter Jackson's own personal collection this exhibition brings to life the story of aviation in World War 1 in a visually theatrical performance.
Dangerous Skies is the Omaka Heritage Centre's second exhibition which tells the tales of aviation in World War 2. The Stalingrad Experience creates a completely immersive experience utilising CGI and surround sound to showcase one of the most brutal battles of World War 2.
Looking to take your experience to new heights? The Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre offers joy flights in a vintage plane to explore Blenheim from the sky in a truely unique way.
Adventure in the Marlborough Sounds
If you haven't explored the wonders of the Marlborough Sounds, now's the time to add it to your bucket list. Made up of four sounds, Queen Charlotte, Kenepuru, Pelorus and Mahau the Marlborough Sounds is a haven for all water sport lovers including world class fishing, diving, kayaking and boating.
With a number of lodges, resorts and B&Bs located throughout the sounds the options are plenty when it comes to accommodation. Breathtaking views will ensure waking up in the morning and looking out your window will never be the same.
Explore the Queen Charlotte Track
Explore by foot, bike or even by sea the 72km Queen Charlotte Track offers the ultimate experience tracing through coastal forest, breathtaking ridges, through coves and inlets the options are endless. Your journey begins with a boat ride through the sounds to Ship Cove where your hike will conclude in Anakiwia.