Le Cafe in Picton

17.09.2018

Top 5 places to eat out in Picton

When staying at the Picton Yacht Club Hotel you’ll have the privilege to enjoy a meal at the Chartroom, the hotel’s beautiful restaurant that specialises in international cuisine using the fresh local produce and seasonal ingredients. You’re perfectly welcome to enjoy all your meals at the Chartroom Restaurant and is something we’re confident you wouldn’tRead more

Kayak the Queen Charlotte Sounds #4 on our list of things to do in Picton

25.07.2018

7 of the best things to do in Picton

Some people think of Picton merely as a stopover point on the journey from Wellington to the rest of the South Island. Whilst it’s easy to fly through on your way to exciting destinations like Tekapo and Queenstown, we recommend stopping over for a few days. There are so many things to do in PictonRead more

The 2018 Saint Clair Half Marathon - Marlborough

10.04.2018

The 2018 Saint Clair Vineyard Half

Always had a marathon on your bucket list but never felt quite ready for it physically or mentally? How about an option that is half the distance, set against an amazing backdrop, raises money for a good cause and is a great amount of fun? Sound a bit more like you? Then look no furtherRead more

Tom Cruise was again back in New Zealand for the filming of Mission Impossible

26.03.2018

8 of the Best Movie Locations in New Zealand

New Zealand’s scenery is some of the most breath-taking in the world, a fact that hasn’t been missed by Hollywood’s biggest filmmakers. A large number of films have been shot here with Hollywood keen to take advantage of our natural beauty and cinematic surroundings. If you’re a movie-buff, there’s nothing more fun than seeing theseRead more

Cathedral Cove Coromandel Peninsula

20.01.2018

9 of New Zealand’s Most Photogenic Places

When planning a trip to New Zealand the first thing you’ll probably pack before clothes, toiletries, sunscreen etc., is your camera. There’s no secret why, it’s a beautiful country. But the next step can often be a bit more challenging. Deciding where to go to take your awe-inspiring, liked-by-all, insta-famous snaps. To make this decisionRead more

Cruising the Marlborough Sounds New Zealand

12.12.2017

10 Fantastic Events & Activities This Summer

With the first week of summer under wraps, temperatures sitting in the mid to high 20’s, and school finishing up for the year, we have compiled this list of 10 fantastic things to do in New Zealand over the festive season – shining a light on the amazing events and wonderful activities on offer throughoutRead more

A yacht moored up in a secluded Marlborough Sounds bay

29.08.2017

Exploring the Marlborough Sounds

With spring just around the corner it’s time to get planning some weekends away. It won’t be long until the clocks move forward and the nights get lighter. It’s one of our favourite times of the year to go exploring the Marlborough Sounds. Whether it’s hiking through the native forest, exploring the sheltered coves, kayakingRead more

Lux Light Festival

05.05.2017

5 ideas for Mother’s Day in New Zealand

That’s right everyone – Mother’s Day is coming up on Sunday 14 May so we hope this post isn’t the first time you’re starting to think about what to do! Just in case it is, we’ve pulled together a list of things you can do with your Mum this Mother’s Day in locations around NewRead more

A fairground ride at the Royal Easter Show in Auckland

04.04.2017

Things to do around New Zealand at Easter

With Easter fast approaching the schools due to break up for holidays in the next few days, it’s time to get planning some activities to keep them (and you!) entertained over the Easter break. Easter is a great time of year to get away and explore a new destination. Whilst we may be heading intoRead more

Picton waterfront right in front of the Picton Yacht Club Hotel

01.03.2017

Picton – a laid back sort of place

If you are looking for a laid back holiday where you can chill out, relax and unwind from the stresses of day to day life, then Picton is the ideal destination. Nestled away at the top of the South Island, Picton is a beautiful coastal town which sits in an ideal location for exploring someRead more

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