The Marlborough is located in the centre of New Zealand at the top of the South Island.
With direct flights from Auckland (1.5hrs) or Wellington (20 mins) to Blenheim our closest airport, just 10 mins drive away it is easy to get here. Alternatively fly into Christchurch and drive up the scenic east coast of the South Island (4.5hrs) or take the inter island ferry from Wellington to Picton which just is 20 mins drive away from us.
Marlborough, at the top of New Zealand’s South Island, is accessible with direct flights from Auckland and Wellington to Blenheim Airport or Queenstown, Christchurch with connections through Wellington. Being a natural half way point in an itinerary through both islands The Marlborough is an ideal location to stop and relax on your travels
The Marlborough is located in the beautiful Marlborough region – famous for its world-class Sauvignon Blanc & Pinot Noir as well as its many other varietals it produces, having the most sunshine hrs in New Zealand provides the area with the ideal growing conditions creating the largest and world renown wine growing region in New Zealand.
It also has the stunning Marlborough Sounds just 20 mins drive away, with its beautiful non connecting sounds, Queen Charlotte, Kenepuru & Pelorus which all offer a vast array of hidden coves and secret inlets to explore by boat with bush running down to the waters edge and a vast array of marine life and virtually no one else to be seen.
Located at 776 Rapaura Road, The Marlborough is just 5 minutes drive from State Highway 1 to Christchurch (4.5hrs drive) and State Highway 6 to Nelson (1.5hrs drive).