Morning tour with knowledgeable guide
Explore the wine region by yourself for the afternoon.
Modern bikes and helmets.
Flat and easy riding suitable for all fitness levels
15 wineries within 3km of home base
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Easy to understand wine map for your afternoon of self guided touring
Free pick up and drop off to and from your Blenheim and Renwick accommodation
Morning wine tasting fees are included in the tour cost
Lunch is not included in this tour.
Afternoon tasting fees are not included in the tour cost. Expect to pay 5-10 dollars per winery.
What you can expect
During the morning guided tour, you’ll stop at least 3 select wineries ( wineries will vary on the day based on availability )and have the chance to take in the incredible views of the Richmond Range, Wither Hills, Wairau River. You will wind along bike paths, quiet country roads and
through the vineyards while learning about the history Marlborough and its wine-making. Our tours are small and personal with a maximum of eight people per tour. Your guide will be with you for the morning to answer your questions and ensure you have the best possible experience.
In the afternoon, you’ll take control of the adventure, armed with your winery map and expert advice from your guide on lunch spots, wineries and routes! We will meet you back at the Vines Village at 4.30pm to take you back to your accommodation.
Be prepared to taste some exceptional Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir and a range of aromatics. You’ll get the best of both worlds on this tour as you soak up the knowledge of our expert guide in the morning and do your own exploring in the afternoon.
You do not need to be an experienced cyclist to enjoy this bike tour. The pace is leisurely and the terrain is gentle, ensuring easy riding no matter what your skill level. If you are booking as a family, we have a range of kids bikes.
We will pick you up from your Blenheim or Renwick accommodation (approx 9.30am) and drop you off
(approx 4.00pm) so that you are free to enjoy the day to the full. Picton pick-up is available for fifty dollars per person.
Don't worry about the weather. If it does rain we will attempt to switch you to a driving wine tour for the morning guided tour.
Note: We need 2 people booked to run this tour so if you are booking as a single please be aware that we may have to cancel the tour if we do not get enough bookings. If you want to ensure that the tour will go ahead you can pay the single person surcharge for this tour. This will be refunded if more bookings are taken for the same tour.
Cancellation policy: If you need to change the day of your booked Explore Marlborough Guided Wine tour you can do so provided that we are given at least seven days notice. If you need to cancel your booking with Explore Marlborough Guided Wine Tours you can do so provided we are given a minimum of 48 hours notice at which point a full refund will be provided. Any cancellations received within 48 hours of a booked tour date will incur the full tour charge.