THE MARLBOROUGH REGION

Events and Activities in Marlborough, New Zealand

Marlborough holds international acclaim for being one of the finest wine regions in the world. The Convent is ideally situated among the vineyards for a tour of the nearby wineries.

Those attracted to the water may visit the Marlborough Sounds for water sports or fishing. Your hosts can arrange a trip on the mail boat or a fishing guide to take guests to the perfect spot for trout fishing in one of the local fresh water streams.

Other activities include horse trekking, scenic walks, bird watching and hunting. Scenic helicopter flights and transfers are available - Old St Mary's Convent has suitable ares where helicopters land. Several excellent golf courses may be found in close proximity to the Convent. The Omake Aviation Heritage Centre has been voted "Best Museum in the World" by the Sydney Morning Herald.

Marlborough has many superb restaurants providing a wide variety of cuisine, while lunches and evening meals are also served at a number of the local wineries.

Old Saint Mary's Convent is located just a 10 minute drive from Blenheim or 20-25 minutes from Picton on Rapaura Road. Look for our signage on Rapaura Road.