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Half-Day Marlborough Wine Region Tour from Picton or Blenheim provided by Marlborough Wine Tours

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Half-Day Marlborough Wine Region Tour from Picton or Blenheim

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Updated 20-11-25 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-11-25 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
A visit to New Zealand's premier wine region is incomplete without stopping by a winery for a tasting. This half-day Marlborough tour leaves the driving to a guide who selects four different wineries you’ll visit. Limited to 11 people, this small-group tour maintains an intimate atmosphere. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included from Picton or Blenheim.
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    Marlborough Region
    Stop: 4 hours
    Visit 4 marlborough wineries and enjoy a selection of there wines at each visit
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Highlights
  • Marlborough wine region features top wineries
  • Stroll through the vineyards with your guide
  • Sample sauvignon blanc and pinot noir
  • Convenient pickup from hotels in Picton or Blenheim
Important Information
Duration
4–5 hours
Inclusions
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Visits to four wineries
  • Wine tasting
Exclusions
  • Lunch (optional; extra cost)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Small group tour with a maximum of 11 people
  • If you are arriving on the Interislander ferry which berths at 12.30 ( 12.15 in summer) please ensure we know as it can take some time to get your luggage
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Pick ups start up to 15 minutes prior to tour start time. Please check your messages for updated pick up time
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jewell wrote a review Sep. 2020
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Excellent half day tour, a. variety of great wineries were visited with a informative driver who made the whole experience awesome
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Exploration788655, Owner at Half-Day Marlborough Wine Region Tour from Picton or Blenheim
Responded Oct. 3, 2020
Thanks Jewell, happy to hear you had a great day out with our team.
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Sîan Michelle E wrote a review Sep. 2020
Mangere, New Zealand8 contributions5 helpful votes
Great tour. Phil was so nice and was very knowledgeable. He gave us lots of information about the background of each winery and made the day very enjoyable. We went to 4 different wineries, all were really nice. Thanks :) highly recommend
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Response from Exploration788655, Owner at Half-Day Marlborough Wine Region Tour from Picton or Blenheim
Responded Sep. 18, 2020
Great to hear, thanks so much for taking the time to review our tour.
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seandoestravel wrote a review May 2020
6 contributions1 helpful vote
Starting with a convenient pickup, we headed off with Gavin, our guide who was brilliant throughout the afternoon. Super knowledgeable and friendly, made for a seamless and fun trip. Gorgeous region. Bonus of lovely co-tourists made it even better. The wine was delicious and
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Date of experience: May 2020
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Response from Exploration788655, Owner at Half-Day Marlborough Wine Region Tour from Picton or Blenheim
Responded Jun. 1, 2020
Great to hear your enjoyed your tour, it's still a great time to visit Marlborough with less tourists around.
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nlems17 wrote a review Mar. 2020
Washington DC, District of Columbia65 contributions6 helpful votes
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My mom and I had a fantastic time on the half-day tour. Dean picked us up at our motel in Picton, and after picking up another person from the ferry, he even kindly drove to her motel so she could drop off her luggage. We then drove to meet up with the rest of our group,
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Response from Exploration788655, Owner at Half-Day Marlborough Wine Region Tour from Picton or Blenheim
Responded Mar. 8, 2020
thanks so much for your great review, and helpful to others as well!
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DanielAdvisor wrote a review Mar. 2020
Epsom, United Kingdom10 contributions5 helpful votes
My wife and I went on the half day tour since the the full day tour was fully booked, but still had a great time sampling 20 wines at 4 vineyards. Gavin our guide was fun, friendly and knowledgeable. Exactly what you want for a wine tasting guide. Some in the group we were in
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Response from Exploration788655, Owner at Half-Day Marlborough Wine Region Tour from Picton or Blenheim
Responded Mar. 8, 2020
Thanks Daniel - just as well Gavin loves difficult questions! Yes the all day tour does sell out quickly through Jan - March. thanks
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greyway19
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Very enjoyable Marlbrough Wine Tour
Kiwis on a road trip, Mr and I chose a half day wine tour. Phil collected us at our motel and we enjoyed some lovel
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Jet01376171678
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Girls trip
We booked for a group of four and were joined by another couple. Phil our driver was on time and full of informatio
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sarahshelliker
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6 wine tastings + one huge lunch = Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
My husband and I did this wine tour on Friday 6 November and it was excellent - Phil was our guide/driver and he to
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Roam9919
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Girls Weekend - Wine Tasting
Booking this tour was easy and email communication was great. Phil arrived right on time to collect us from our acc
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Melmarr74
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Chilled Saturday in Marlborough
We had an enjoyable day with Phil. He was knowledgeable, easy-going and took us amazing cellar doors.
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neenak2017
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Full day wine tour
I had read the reviews and heard the compliments about Phil so we were very happy when he arrived to pick us up! We
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Spider1946
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Great day out and some very nice wines
I was one of a group of 10 that booked a wine tour with guide and driver Phil. Phil organised a great day and we vi
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975lorrainet
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Great experience
Our driver, Phil was really knowledgable and a lot of fun. Wine was great and food was good. Also recommend checkin
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TeresaGrimshaw
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Wine trip with lunch
Great wine tour full day scenic boat tour around the sounds then lunch at saint Clair which was amazing . Phill was
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J6023JDcolinm
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Fun happy day
Phil was a fantastic professional host with great knowledge of the wine in the area. Brilliant day with lots of lau
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Irish_Kiwi77
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Very enjoyable day
The tour is a great way to see the region and enjoy some great wine. Phil our tour guide was excellent, he selected
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edward414
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Bliss on the Doorstep
Phil was an Excellent tour escort, not rushed and a great choice of vineyards. All the Cellar Door Hosts were bril
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Ryan and Jo C
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A girls weekend must do!
We had such an amazing time!! Loved our tour guide Nic, she was warm, friendly and ensured we had the best time. It
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Soni6
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Amazing Day!
Catamaran Cruise around the sound was great, despite the cloudy, rainy weather! Great views! Wine tour with Phil wa
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Sue L
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Superb Sunday, Superb Weather, Superb Wine.
Thanks Phil, from go to whoa you were also SUPERB. An eclectic mix of wineries and a bonus stop at Makana Chocolate
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4–5 hours
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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