Private Shore Excursion: Explore Marlborough Wines and Gourmet from Picton Maximum 9 seats
- Duration: 5 Hours (approx.)
- Product code: CRP9P3
From the Port of Picton Your Local Chauffeur will meet you
at the Picton I Site car park near the vehicle to take you on a
scenic journey through to Blenheim and the famous wine region.
Savour our local cuisine in a winery garden café or enjoy a
wine with a cheese, meat, seafood platter overlooking our stunning
Wairau Valley. Later, visit a chocolate boutique.
Ride with peace of mind with flexible drop off to suit your ships
This tour caters for 1 -9 private group.
The Port of Picton in the Queen Charlotte Sound welcomes cruise ships
through-out the season. Just 25 minutes south of Picton Your Local Chauffeur
takes you on a scenic journey to enjoy the famous Marlborough wines.
Your personal tour offers great flexibility to combine your favourite requests
with Your Local Chauffeur's recommendations of the area.
Enjoy a full wine tour experience or mix with other Marlborough gourmet and
On arrival into the Blenheim countryside of the Wairau Valley you can
start tasting some sensational wines before a relaxing break for brunch, lunch
or afternoon refreshment (at your own cost) applicable to your ships schedule.
A popular choice could be a light tapas platter of mouth-watering cheese,
meats and seafood with matching wines at a picturesque winery spot or
while you overlook the Valley views of vineyards and the surrounding landscapes.
More wine tasting could follow or try some of our local gourmet oils,
liqueurs, local cheeses, black garlic, peanut butters, Manuka honey or a
Your itinerary could vary depending on some of the options you choose on
the day. Some exciting options you could consider could be a visit to an award
winning garden, a visit to a renowned local artist’s personal gallery,
a visit to another special artisan gallery and the opportunity to see the pet sheep.
You could also choose a visit to the Omaka Air Museum to view Peter
Jackson’s classic air plane displays or a helicopter ride over the Wairau
Valley and Tasman Bays.
A must stop is the Makana Boutique Chocolate Confections – a tasty treat
not to be missed.
Some activities will be subject to availability on the day if not pre-booked and
any entry fees may be payable to the organizer on the day.
Once back in Picton you may like to take in the breath-taking views
overlooking the Port of Picton, Queen Charlotte Sound and your ship.
You will travel in a comfortable vehicle of up to six seats to suit the
single traveller, couples or friends.
Your Local Chauffeur is a local owner who has great passion for
Marlborough and would look forward to sharing it with you.