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  • Local Activities & Attractions

  • Palmira Lodge is located in beautiful Waikawa Bay, a short drive from the seaport village of Picton, the main entry and exit point when travelling between the North and South Islands of New Zealand.

    Picton has daily ferry services to and from Wellington as well as regular flights via Sounds Air to Wellington. There is a train that departs daily to Christchurch and there are many bus and shuttle services that can take you to and from Nelson, Blenheim and the West Coast.

    Marlborough is known for its wonderful Wine and the 1500kms of coastline that make up the Marlborough Sounds. The Marlborough Sounds offers many ways to relax whether it be a day trip on the Mail boat, a cruise to the Queen Charlotte Track or swimming with dolphins.

    There are many fishing trips based from Picton along with Wine Tours to Blenheim and sea kayaking in and around the bays.

    The following links may be of interest to ensure you make the most of your holiday in Marlborough:

  • See & Do
  • What's There to See and Do

  • Be sure to check out the links below to get a sense of what you can see and do while visiting the Marlborough region.

    NOTE: clicking each image will take you to the See & Do website for a short video about the area as well as info about local attractions and activities there.

  • Queen Charlotte

  • Picton

  • Blenheim

  • Pelorus Bridge

  • Wineries & Vineyards in Marlborough

  • The Marlborough region is world renowned for its distinctive wines, particularly its Sauvignon Blanc. To help you experience the richness of the wine industry in Marlborough, there are a variety of tour and cruise options as well as many restaurants to choose from.