South Island

A Complete Budget Travel guide to French Pass and D’Urville Island. It doesn’t get more “off the beaten path” in the Marlborough region of New Zealand than French Pass and D
Things to Do in Picton for Backpackers As your starting point for adventures in the turquoise waters of the Marlborough Sounds, plus a whole network of hiking and mountain biking tracks, we are surpri
Wine, Wildlife and Wonderous Landscapes Is wine and sun your favourite combination? Then you must make sure to spend some time in Marlborough while backpacking around New Zealand. The region gives you
Things to Do in the Marlborough Sounds Covering one-fifth of New Zealand’s coastline, the Marlborough Sounds is a mecca for all things coastal. As a haven for wildlife, a treat for landscape lov
What to Do in Havelock, the Greenshell Capital of New Zealand There’s something for foodies, adventurous-types and even Lord of the Rings nerds in the little Marlborough town of Havelock. While
The Must-Dos in Picton Welcome to the sunny South Island! Picton might be the gateway town to the South Island when taking the Cook Strait Ferry, but this little town on the edge of the Marlborough So
Experience Marlborough’s Natural Attractions Secluded bays, 1,500km (932 miles) of coastline, rugged islands, mountainous regions, crystal clear rivers, a haven for wildlife, fertile soils and p
Family Activities in Picton Wildlife encounters, amazing coastal scenery and historical attractions await families who make the smart decision to stick around in Picton before or after exploring the S
How to Visit Picton on a Budget After a ferry crossing from Wellington, not-so-savvy travellers drive straight through Picton to explore more of the South Island highlights. However, even on a budget,
Plan a Premium Trip to Picton Conclude or start your tour of the South Island to the right tone with a luxurious stay in Picton. Whether you’re visiting for a special occasion or simply prefer t
Premium Tours in Picton With sheltered glistening waters, often soothing weather and a surrounding region of vineyards, Picton is a destination that deserves a bit of luxury. When you’re not rel
Plan a Romantic Getaway or Honeymoon to Picton The Marlborough Sounds are like their own honeymoon destination within your honeymoon destination. It’s one of the few places in New Zealand offeri
Things to Do in Picton for Couples On the shores of the Marlborough Sounds, surrounded by bush-clad hills, wildlife sanctuaries and vineyards, Picton certainly offers a romantic introduction (or concl
The Picton Food Guide What better introduction to a gastronomical journey around the South Island (or conclusion, if you’re leaving the South Island) than Picton? In between the mussel and salmo
Food Tours and Experiences in Picton Get your trip to the South Island to a gastronomical start with one of the food tours in Picton. Nestled between the renowned Marlborough wine region and Havelock&