South Island Road Trip Delights: Custom Multi-Day 4D : 3N

Top of the South Island Delights are your first link to the South Island arriving into Marlborough by air , sea or road. Marlborough is the heart of the wine and food and seascapes and the best place to start your 3 day tour delights. Arriving on Day 1 your accommodation is booked ready to start the next day with your first experience: Marlborough Wine and Food Delights Tour.
Your tour has been designed and created to include many attractions of the Marlborough region. Spend Day 2 discovering the spectacular Marlborough Sounds, beautiful Bays and local seafood or vegetarian options and Day 3 tasting locally grown produce and treats.
South Island Road Trips are created in special linked road trips to cover all of the South Island starting Top of The South. You can custom your tours to enjoy just one link or join together from 3 days through to 14 days. All custom designed from the set itinerary and instantly booked by you. You are looked after by one dedicated chauffeur entirely.

per adult from

$921

NZD

Duration

3 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • One glass of wine or beer or non alcoholic per lunch. Coffee or Tea and Brunch
    • Entry/Admission - Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Kitchen
    • Entry/Admission - Cloudy Bay
    • Entry/Admission - Framingham Wines
    • Entry/Admission - Clos Henri Vineyard
    • Entry/Admission - Makana Confections
    • Entry/Admission - Marlborough Farmers Market
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: Marlborough Wine and Food Delights

      Stop At: Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Kitchen, 13 Selmes Road Rd3, Blenheim 7273 New Zealand
      Amazing local wines with one of the most awarded Sauvignon Blancs in Marlborough. Great restaurant as an option of lunch with outside or inside choices and with vineyard views
      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Cloudy Bay, Jacksons Road, Rapaura, Blenheim 7273 New Zealand
      Fabulous wine tasting and delicious seafood from the Raw Bar of local oysters, Cloudy Bay clams, Sushi and amazing cheese platters. Relax in the expansive landscapes with the vineyards and Wairau Valley views.
      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Framingham Wines, 19 Conders Bend Road, Renwick 7243 New Zealand
      Delicious Rieslings and Montepuciano Rose are favourites here, wine tasting with matching cheeses and meats and locally made crackers and breads.
      Duration: 40 minutes

      Stop At: Clos Henri Vineyard, 639 State Highway 63, Blenheim 7271 New Zealand
      A unique marlborough vineyard here for you to compare sauvignon blanc and pinot noir in different terroir only metres apart. Due to an earthquake fault that runs diagonally through the vineyard. Enjoy the expanse of the Wairau landscapes while you engage in your wine tasting and here too an array of french cheeses and condiments and home made breads.
      Duration: 40 minutes

      Stop At: Makana Confections, Corner of Rapaura Road and O'Dwyer's Road, Blenheim 7273 New Zealand
      A special stop at the beginning or end of the tour for tantalizing boutique chocolate tasting and sales - you cannot resist the unique flavours with many truffles of Pinot Noir or salted caramel and the best of all the Macadamia Butter Crunch that takes your temptation into heaven!
      Duration: 15 minutes

      Meals included:
      • Lunch: Delicious platters of local meats/pates/seafood with vegetarian and vegan options. Bookings made to suit your tastes.
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Delightful cottages amidst the vineyards, homely bed and breakfast, 4-5 Star Hotels/Motels arranged at time of booking.

      Day 2: Marlborough Sounds Scenic and Seafood Delights

      Stop At: Havelock, Havelock, Marlborough Region, South Island
      From the town of Blenheim and the wine region just a short scenic drive through farmland of sheep and dairy and even alpaca (lama) and goats, we arrive at the quaint town of Havelock for some fresh local green-lip mussels or melt in your mouth salmon. This you can savour all year round. Fresh but frozen fruit ice creams or our famous Tip Top the creamiest of ice-cream. Havelock is the home of the mussel farms and the mussel boats can be seen to and fro to the factory on the wharf. Also Samford's Fisheries where much fish is prepared for export.
      It may be possible to visit The Shark Gallery and our historical story of the 800 years of Maori history in this region of Kaituna - home of the Rangitani and meet one of the elders or family members. The views as you travel out of the township look down over the Harbour and marina and idyllic bays and waterways of the Pelorus Sound through to the Queen Charlotte Sound arriving in Picton. Even a short drive to Pelorus home of the Hobbits scene
      Duration: 1 hour

      Meals included:
      • Lunch: Captains Daughter, Mills Bay Mussels or The Mussel Pot are options to savour local seafood. Kiwi Fish and Chips. More...
      • Breakfast
      • Dinner
      Accommodation included: Delightful cottages amidst the vineyards, homely bed and breakfast, 4-5 Star Hotels/Motels arranged at time of booking.

      Day 3: Marlborough's Local Producers Tasting Day

      Stop At: Marlborough Farmers Market, 24 Maxwell Road, Blenheim 7201 New Zealand
      Marlborough's Farmers Market although it falls on a Sunday and if you are lucky to have a Sunday in Marlborough you can taste the delights of local producers in pine nuts, walnuts and hazel nuts, home made preserves and chutneys, gourmet delights of all kinds, raspberries and strawberries in season, even locally caught fish, fresh herbs, honey from local garden bees as well as the famous manuka honey. What about pasta fettuccine made with love. Specially made goat cheeses and gourmet styles. Top it off with local bands and artists. We can arrange the itinerary to suit so you can experience our Market or private appointments can be made to visit a selection of some of the above owners who will proudly present their local wares to you.
      Duration: 2 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast: A late brunch at the Market of local foods or at a local cafe to enjoy eggs benedict or bacon and eggs or vegetarian.
      • Dinner: Depends on clients details for departing. Tour ends at 2pm or at time of flight or transport required to depart.
      • Lunch: Breakfast and Lunch will be together at the Farmers Market or at a venue with options
      Accommodation included: Scenic Hotel Blenheim
    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Travellers are picked up also from train stations, Inte-Islander Ferry Picton, all hotels and motels and accommodation within a 30 km radius of the nearest arrival point. Marlborough includes Blenheim or Picton, Nelson or Christchurch.Airports
      • Blenheim Airport, Blenheim New Zealand
      • Picton Aerodrome, Picton New Zealand
      • Christchurch International Airport, 30 Durey Road, Harewood, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
      • Nelson Airport, Dakota Street, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
      Departure Time :
      10:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • Infant seats available
      • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
      • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
      • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
      • Face masks required for guides in public areas
      • Face masks provided for travelers
      • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
      • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
      • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
      • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
      • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
      • Guides required to regularly wash hands
      • Regular temperature checks for staff
      • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
      • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
      • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
      • For local and domestic travellers of New Zealand every COVID-19 rule can apply. As a private group know that the chauffeur/guides will maintain the best health and safety however will abide by your requests and comply.
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    6

    Organised by Pamela March Trading As Your Local Chauffeur

    Activity ID: V-23110P29

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