Marlborough and Helicopters

South Island, NZ

Picton and Marlborough Holidays

Holidays in Picton and Marlborough allow you to experience the best of New Zealand’s South and North Islands. Located on the coast, Picton is a seaside town with an inter-island ferry service, while Marlborough is well known as the country’s wine capital.

Adventurers will find beautiful landscapes and plenty of activities to keep them entertained in Marlborough, while couples wanting to enjoy a romantic break can simply sit back, relax and enjoy the gourmet dining scene. If you prefer to explore the coast, Picton is home to sea kayaking and other activities, as well as pods of dolphins who play in the waters. 

Destination Highlights
  • Ferry to North Island
  • Gourmet dining
  • Watch Marlborough Sounds
  • Marlborough wine and food festival
  • See the Maritime Centre
Essential Information
  • Time Zone +13 hours
  • Currency New Zealand Dollar
  • Visa Information UK citizens or passport holders do not need visas for trips up to six months.
  • Language English
  • Flight Time London Heathrow to Auckland is around 24 hours, typically with one stop in Singapore. From Auckland, you can get a direct flight to Marlborough (Blenheim airport) and take a shuttle (25 minutes) to Picton.
  • Health Information No Mandatory vaccinations required. It's important to contact your GP for the latest recommendations.