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Explore Marlborough Wine Tours

Blenheim, New Zealand
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About Explore Marlborough Wine Tours
Explore Marlborough Wine Tours offer fully guided biking and driving wine tours of the Marlborough wine region. We are the only company in Marlborough offering guided biking wine tours with both half and full day options available. All our tours include pick up and drop off from your accommodation,morning tea,the benefit of the local knowledge of our guides and an Explore Marlborough drink bottle to take away with you as a momento of your day. Our Deluxe biking and driving tours include a winery lunch and glass of wine included in the tour cost.
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9 reviews
Skip the minivans, the strangers, and the set list of cellar doors on this self-guided tour around the Marlborough wine region. Spend the day cycling around the vineyards and countryside outside Blenheim with your group, dropping in at the wineries and restaurants that you want to visit. If you’re having trouble building an itinerary of your own, get customized recommendations based on your tastes and interests.
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from $28.81
17 reviews
Pedal at a relaxed pace along easy, flat terrain on a bike tour of the Marlborough wine region. Follow your knowledgeable guide to six wineries for tastings of aromatic varietals including sauvignon blanc and pinot noir. You’ll learn about New Zealand’s viticulture and stop for lunch at a winery (own expense). Tasting fees and round-trip hotel transport from Blenheim and Renwick included. Numbers are limited to eight people on this small-group tour.
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from $92.84
9 reviews
Check out the vines on this guided half-day bike tour and enjoy some time of your own to explore the magnificent Marlborough wine region. With three guided winery visits you will learn about the history of the region and its wines before venturing off for an afternoon of self-guided exploration armed with a wine map, a warm glow, and some helpful local tips.
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from $76.83
4 reviews
Spin through New Zealand’s South Island and sample delicious local wines on this full-day Marlborough wine region guided bike tour. Follow your guide along winding cycle trails through the Marlborough wine region, where lush vineyards thrive in the sun-drenched soils. Visit six wineries and gain insight into the area’s rich winemaking heritage. Stop for a delicious lunch in a local restaurant along the way and sample some of the delicate wines for which Marlborough is famous. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to four people.
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from $252.91
Visitors to the Marlborough region often take the time to visit some of the region’s many wineries, but there’s always someone that has to draw the short straw and be the sober driver for everyone else. On this private tour, visit the wineries you want to visit without running the risk of being the sober driver and missing out. Sample different types of wine at several different wineries, all selected by your guide based on your tastes and your preferences.
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Reviewed July 21, 2019

We were travelling in the early off-season and they were very accommodating of us, even though they were shut. We were given a very thorough and helpful rundown, with all the local highlights pointed out as we were self-guided. Very enjoyable day out. Would highly...More

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Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 10, 2019

Our hosts for the day were fantastic. We were picked up on time and taken to the drop off point for our ride. We were then given a very comprehensive talk on what to expect at each winery, and the local map. With the info...More

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Date of experience: June 2019
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ExploreM2, Owner at Explore Marlborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2019

Thanks for the review. Glad you had a great day. See you next time ! Kind Regards Karen and Andy

Reviewed June 6, 2019

We hired bikes for a rainy afternoon wine touring, we didn't book until late morning but that wasn't a problem. We were picked up from our Air BnB and able to leave our bikes at our accommodation as we were leaving early the next day....More

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Date of experience: May 2019
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ExploreM2, Owner at Explore Marlborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2019

Thanks for the review. Glad you had a good day despite the weather. We are lucky that all the wineries are so close the weather never matters too much. I hope the rest of your holiday went well. Kind Regards Karen

Reviewed June 4, 2019

Wonderful way to explore the wineries - we were promptly picked up, taken to collect our bikes, then given a brilliant overview of local wineries and biking routes before we set off. We dropped the bikes back off, and we’re then taken back to the...More

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Date of experience: June 2019
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ExploreM2, Owner at Explore Marlborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2019

Thanks for the review. Much appreciated. I hope the rest of your holiday went well. Kind Regards Karen

Reviewed May 20, 2019

I highly recommend this tour for any level of cyclist and wine enthusiast! Although we only had time for a half day tour, on our next trip we'll definitely do the full day food and wine tour. Our guide was knowledgable and fun, and each...More

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Date of experience: May 2019
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ExploreM2, Owner at Explore Marlborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2019

Great - glad to hear you had good day and that we might see you back in Marlborough at some point. Thanks for taking the time to give us a review. Kind Regards Karen

Reviewed May 4, 2019

Riding bikes around the Malborough wineries was one of the highlights of our trip. The vineyards are stunningly surrounded by mountains - one of the most beautiful wine regions I have been to. There were many wineries located within easy biking distance and some dedicated...More

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Date of experience: April 2019
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Karen W, Owner at Explore Marlborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2019

Thanks for the great descriptive review and recommendations. Kind Regards Karen and Andy

Reviewed May 3, 2019

Great experience and great service. The operators were very accommodating and went out of their way to make our day enjoyable. They showed us all the best wineries to visit and also helped us get our car back to our accommodation.

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Date of experience: April 2019
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Karen W, Owner at Explore Marlborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2019

Thanks for the review. Much appreciated. Hope the rest of your holiday went well. Kind Regards Karen and Andy

Reviewed April 28, 2019

This was so fun. I was worried that all day was too much wine tasting for us and that we'd get bored but in the end we hardly made it back in time at 5 pm. The roads are flat, the bikes are nice, so...More

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Date of experience: April 2019
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Karen W, Owner at Explore Marlborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2019

Great advice. Each winery provides a different experience and has different ambience but all of them are lovely to linger at. Thanks for your review. Kind Regards Karen

Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

We have done many wine tours around the world and this was definitely the best region we have visited. Explore Marlborough made it so easy for us to get the most out of our visit. They picked us up from our campsite right on the...More

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Karen W, Owner at Explore Marlborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2019

Great - thanks so much for the review. Our aim is to ensure you have the best day out so I am glad it was both easy and enjoyable. See you next time. Kind Regards Karen

Reviewed April 22, 2019

So, here's everything you need to know: This is the easiest, most scenic way to explore wineries in Marlborough. 1.) They pick you up (or, if you're like me and stayed across the street at the Marlborough Vintners Hotel, they walk across the street and...More

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Date of experience: April 2019
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Karen W, Owner at Explore Marlborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2019

Wow - you are one expert review writer ! That really is the all inclusive guide to booking a biking wine tour in Marlborough. Thanks so much for taking the time to give us a review. Hope the rest of your holiday went well and...More

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Hi Yes we do have infant bike seats. Just specify that you want one in the booking and we can make sure we have it fitted for you. Kind Regards Karen
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