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Marlborough Tour Company

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Address: 2650 State Highway 1 | Grovetown Park, Blenheim 7240, New Zealand
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Enjoy a fabulous selection of tours across the Marlborough region including...

Enjoy a fabulous selection of tours across the Marlborough region including our Taste Marlborough Wine Tour, our Marlborough Icons Tour, or a totally private tour created just for you. As a tour operator we have a large fleet of comfortable, modern vehicles and a great bunch of tour guides ready to show you through the Marlborough region. Come and enjoy..!!

                   

                   

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Marlborough Sounds Greenshell Mussel Tasting Cruise from Havelock
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Marlborough Wine Tour and Cruise from Picton or Blenheim

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Greenshell Mussel Cruise -- Wonderful Day of Wine and Mussels

I had a truly wonderful time cruising Marlborough Sound while enjoying the immense green lipped mussels and the local sauvignon blanc wine. The mussels were simply delicious and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Ellen K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a truly wonderful time cruising Marlborough Sound while enjoying the immense green lipped mussels and the local sauvignon blanc wine. The mussels were simply delicious and so unlike the green lipped mussels found in the US which are chalky in comparison. Learning about mussel farming was interesting and informative as well. Everyone involved with this cruise was professional,... More 

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Thank Ellen K
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were absolutely delighted to have Matt take us around two vineyards for wine tasting -Cloudy Bay, and Wairau River wines. We enjoyed the experience. After that we we were driven to Havelock. The cruise, learning about mussels farming, and the great green-shelled we were offered on the boat were fabulous. I am sure all boat captains are great, but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful day out on the tour to three local wineries for wine tasting followed by a boat trip out on Marlborough Sound; Matt Pigou, our tour guide; was exceptional and did everything to make it a memorable day; thank you Matt - happy to recommend the Marlborough Tour Company.

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Thank Derek S
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed the day cruising and sampling mussels and sav Blanc with John, assisted by Deb. John is very professional and highly knowledgeable . We would recommend this tour

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Thank LvesTrvel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ryan is the ultimate tour guide, skipper & chef. His knowledge of the area is extraordinarily. He drove us from our plane to his boat with a narrative about his family's wine business & growth of the area. He generously provided the wine, fresh green lipped jumbo mussels & a banquet bar b que including unbelievably delicious salmon( including the... More 

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Webster, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on a private tour for a group of about 40; Ryan picked us up at the airfield, and took us to the cruise port. Had a beautiful day, which added to the enjoyment, but the staff was wonderful and the food was just delicious. Fresh mussels were served and then a lunch with salmon (cooked on board!) and lots... More 

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Verona, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I recently went on the Green Shell mussel cruise. Our guides, Andrew and Matt, did a wonderful job taking us to local vineyards (family owned and corporately owned) to get a small sense of the great wine in the Marlborough area. That was followed by a lovely lunch in Havelock, then a boat ride into the Pelorus... More 

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Thank Scott S
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This trip was a private tour for our group of 22 and from start to finish was a fantastic day enjoyed by all of us. From the coach pickup (comic commentary provided by Andrew) to the boat trip (comedy provided by Captain Matt) the day was faultless. The food which was cooked while we were underway by a friendly and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great 3 hours. Beautiful scenery, relaxing, and learned a lot about mussel farming. Bonus was the cooked muscles we ate at the farm. Best we ever had. Unbelievably good. Great host and captain also. Definitely recommend.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Just finished a fabulous day as part of our tour of New Zealand. Ryan, a family member of the company, was our driver, tour guide, cook, and ship's captain. The trip on Marlborough Sound included a catamaran ride to a greeen muscle farm with a catch and subsequent steaming of them, followed by a BBQ salmon on the boat accented... More 

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