Picton with Ovation of the Seas Cruise

delighted with the wonderful wines of the Marlborough wine region and the array of gourmet cuisine not to mention the stunning scenic landscapes as you travel from place to place with Your Local Chauffeur.

Come and see for yourself...







From: $1395.00
Groups of 7-11
Tours are created to suit your cruise ships schedule
Most tours can depart at 10:00 am
5-6 hours Duration - Flexible.

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Your Local Chauffeur specialises in Onshore Cruise tours from Picton, We have realised the demand that has increased for family and friends from the ship to enjoy and experience Marlborough together. Small groups of 7-11 have already given great feedback on the personal experience   If your group is more than 11 please contact the agent or myself directly as groups of 12 -18 are also available and tour is bookable online as Small Bus Onshore Experience Trail of Marlborough.

Your tour will depart from the Port of Picton and with a short scenic journey through to the Marlborough wine region your guide will share local knowledge on the area and of the exciting plans for your day.  Any requests will be welcomed and carried out where possible. 

Enjoy the sensational wine tasting, gourmet tasting, cheese and oils tasting, chocolate, seasonal produce Nov-Feb and visits to local award winning gardens, artisan galleries could be available and much more....,most wine tasting fees are included.

Lunch is at your own cost and can be a light platter or a-la-carte at one of our
picturesque winery garden cafes or restaurants.
All accompanied with wine tasting, or enjoy by the glass or even a bottle!

Special events, wine mastery wine tastings or vine to wine tours, our famous Omaka
Aviation Heritage Air Centre or our special private winery venues may have entry fees
applied. These can be paid to the host on the day. 

Bookings for any events are subject to availability on the day if not pre-booked in advance.
Oamaka Heritage Aviation Centre is open between 10:00 am  and 4:00 pm and for those wishing to visit  (2 hours covers both WW1 and WW11 entry). - this stop is available on this tour while the others continue with wine and scenic options. Your guide will be back to collect you to continue with the others on the tour.

You may like to view our spectacular views of the Queen Charlotte
Sounds, morning tea overlooking Picton Harbour and then a scenic drive through
to Havelock and enjoy a relaxing lunch of amazing  local greenlip mussels or salmon, fish and chips and more.  

A visit to our local Moa Brewery or Dodson Street Beer Garden - is very
popular for a wind down and to relax at the end of day. Time permitting.

Makana Chocolate Boutique confections is a great stop before heading back to Picton - a tasting treat and most are tempted to take some home!

On arrival back into Picton it is a great opportunity to take a short 15 minute return trip to a Look out over your ship and the Queen Charlotte Sounds. 

It is recommended that you take the journey through to the wine region first and then the scenic aspects to Havelock for lunch and continue through the Queen Charlotte Drive back to Picton.
Either direction will be yours to make on the day.   

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