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Explore Marlborough Wine Tours

193 Rapaura Road, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
+64 21 846 607
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US$106.68*
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6-Hour Marlborough Wine Region Guided Bike Tour
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US$259.07*
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Deluxe Full-Day Marlborough Wine Region Guided Bike Tour
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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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“bike tour” (11 reviews)
“great fun” (10 reviews)
“new zealand” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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193 Rapaura Road, Blenheim 7273, New Zealand
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+64 21 846 607
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were picked up from our hotel to begin our wine tasting experience with Karen during our Lions Tour of NZ. Our first stop was a fabulous lunch where we chatted about the places we'd like to visit on our tour of wineries. The afternoon...More

Thank Clockieee
Karen W, Owner at Explore Marlborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for that stunning review. It was really lovely to spend the afternoon with you. I have to admit that its not like work and the pleasure was all mine. Enjoy the rest of your tour. It is absolutely pouring down outside tonight which does...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

We chose the driving tour and had the car and guide all to ourselves as a couple. I have been in the wine business in the US and South Africa and visited spectacular wineries around the world. Marlborough is quite special and an absolute must-do...More

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Karen W, Owner at Explore Marlborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Hi Thanks so much for taking the time to give a review of your day with Explore Marlborough and our wonderful friend and guide Norm. HOpe to see you back in Marlborough at some point in the future. Kind Regards Karen

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic day and exceptional customer service. Highly recommended. Andy picked us up from our hostel and made us feel at ease.

Thank Adam L
Karen W, Owner at Explore Marlborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thanks for the review and the recommendation. We appreciate it. Kind Regards Karen and Andy

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Our tour was supposed to be by bike but thanks to the Cyclone Cook, we went by bus instead. Our terrific tour guide Andy picked us up and took us through 6 wineries. He was extremely knowledgeable and entertaining ensuring all on board had a...More

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Karen W, Owner at Explore Marlborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Hi Thanks for taking the time to give us a review. It was great to meet you. I am glad you had a great day despite the weather. Come back and do it by bike the next time you visit! Kind Regards Andy

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Karen was such a wonderful guide! She picked us up for a small group bike tours of some of the smaller wineries. We learned a lot about the area and the wines and had a lot of fun! Definitely the best way to explore all...More

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Karen W, Owner at Explore Marlborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I hope the rest of your holiday went well. Kind Regards Karen

Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

As non-bikers, when our travel agent originally suggested this excursion we were a little apprehensive about drinking wine all day and going on a strenuous bike ride. We needn't have worried. This bike tour is all on flat ground in the valley. There were no...More

Thank Mhart606
Karen W, Owner at Explore Marlborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Hi Thanks for the review and the great summary of the tour. The biking is definitely more about a nice way to travel between the wineries rather than a hard core bike ride. Glad you enjoyed the day with us as I know Basil enjoyed...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

We spent a 1/2 day touring the wine country with Andy. He was absolutely amazing - probably one of the best tours that we have ever experienced. We were picked up right by the cruise ship terminal and taken out to five different wineries. Andy's...More

Thank Anne B
Karen W, Owner at Explore Marlborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Hi Anne Thanks so much for the review. I have just started to send Andy out on tour so thanks for giving the day with him such a great review. I know he really enjoyed meeting you both and spending the day with you. I...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Organized as part of our Wine Experience stay at the Herzog estate Karen gave us a great half day tour. My wife is not a great Sauvignon Blanc fan (thankfully not total sacrilege) so it was fascinating to see what 4 wineries were doing with...More

Thank SteveByrne
Karen W, Owner at Explore Marlborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Hi Steve, Thanks for the review. It was lovely to meet you both and spend the afternoon with you. Hope the rest of your trip went well. Kind Regards Karen

Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We were picked up on time from Picton and taken to the start of our guided biking wine tour near Blenheim. What fun we had cycling through the vineyards and sampling many different wines at 4 cellars. Our guide was very informative and made sure...More

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Karen W, Owner at Explore Marlborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Hi Thanks for the review. I am glad you enjoyed the day. Thanks for choosing to tour with us! Kind Regards Karen

Reviewed 2 March 2017

We had a great experience with Lucy, our biking wine guide. We were booked for a full day outing, that included lunch at one of the wineries. It was just myself, my husband and our guide, which made our experience more personable. Lucy was fun,...More

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Karen W, Owner at Explore Marlborough Wine Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Hi Thanks for the great review. I have forwarded it onto Lucy. Next time you visit we will try and arrange some sunshine. Kind Regards Karen

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