For the tourist who wants it all, Marlborough offers one of the best stays in the country. The scenery is gorgeous, there are hiking trails and eco-tours for those who love the outdoors and the best in fresh food and world-renowned wine for anyone with a discerning palate.
With seaside town Picton as the popular choice for tourists, Blenheim is sometimes overlooked. It’s not all sauvignon blanc and vineyards further south though – while Blenheim is home to some of the best wines in the world, Summer sees an assortment of the most exciting events in the country make their way to the town. Find a hotel in Blenheim and stay for some of the fun in the sunny months from October through till December and discover some of the hidden gems Blenheim has to offer.
Hunter’s Garden in Seymour Square is a celebration of all things gardening. Enthusiasts can travel by bus through the region to visit some of the best private gardens in the country and workshops are hosted by speakers from all over the world. The fete on Sunday is where things really get moving with over 200 stalls set up for what becomes a huge gathering for both residents and visitors.
Obviously it wouldn’t be a summer in Blenheim without a bit of wine tasting! Marlborough Wine and Cuisine at Brancott Vineyard is a day that showcases the most exquisite local food and wine with producers and vineyards bringing their best for patrons to enjoy. Ticket price includes bus service and complimentary food and drink. Experience the very best the region has to offer and some of New Zealand’s top musical talent who are booked to play.
With Wairau Village Naturist Park just a 30 minute drive from the town, any photographer will be keen to take part in the Nude Photography Workshop held in November. Learn how to better master the craft and gain some experience shooting in an interesting new situation! Classes are $105 per person.
There is so much going on in Blenheim through the summer. Add some of the other attractions to like helitours, museums, kayaking and mountain biking that make the town popular throughout the year to the mix and you’ve got the ultimate summer getaway lined up in Marlborough. Enjoy New Zealand’s best months in the country’s best region at the top of the South Island with a stay in a Blenheim hotel.
If you are looking for luxury boutique Blenheim hotel, book a stay at Hotel d’Urville located in the heart of Marlborough’s central business district: www.durville.com.
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