The Waipara Valley is situated only 40 minutes’ drive north of Christchurch International Airport and Christchurch city, the capital of the South Island.
Marlborough is at the top of the South Island, and can be easily reached by air or ferry from Wellington. The city of Blenheim is at the region's heart.
There is nowhere in New Zealand like the fabulous West Coast of the Southern Alps!
Whale Watch Kaikoura has a 95% success rate in sighting whales
Picton Ferry - Interislander
Interislander's Cook Strait Ferries travel between Wellington and Picton New Zealand.
Marble Point Winery
Enjoy delicious food and wine tastings with breath-taking views over the Waiau River valley and out to the majestic Southern Alps. The Tasting Room is our onsite restaurant, serving up a full gourmet menu from 10am – 3pm daily (lighter options available until 5pm). We recommend bookings if you wish to dine with us. Wine tastings are available daily from our cellar door.