Picton Taste of Marlborough Excursion Reviews

A day in Marlborough, New Zealand is all about the wine. Get the most out of a visit to this famous wine-producing region by taking the Taste of Marlborough tour from Picton to wander vineyards and taste award-winning wines.
This tour was only average and was aimed at selling you stuff rather than entertaining you.
Sail Date: February 2019
This tour was only average and was aimed at selling you stuff rather than entertaining you. Would have rather stayed and looked round Picton which looked beautiful.
This tour was only average and was aimed at selling you stuff rather than entertaining you. Would have rather stayed and looked round Picton which looked beautiful. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Excellent.
Sail Date: February 2019
Excellent. I really liked riding the old train.
Excellent. I really liked riding the old train. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Spy Valley winery was very good.
Sail Date: November 2018
Spy Valley winery was very good.
Spy Valley winery was very good. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
The greatest tour ever.
Sail Date: February 2018
The greatest tour ever. We were here twice, booked with Viator twice, saw 12 wineries, had two unbelievable lunches. All for half the price.
The greatest tour ever. We were here twice, booked with Viator twice, saw 12 wineries, had two unbelievable lunches. All for half the price. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Garden and vineyard visits were outstanding.
Sail Date: December 2017
Garden and vineyard visits were outstanding.
Garden and vineyard visits were outstanding. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Silversea Cruises
Disappointed we only visited one winery.
Sail Date: September 2017
Disappointed we only visited one winery. Picton was cold.
Disappointed we only visited one winery. Picton was cold. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Our tour seemed to have quite a lot of driving and less wineries and sightseeing stops than I ...
Sail Date: January 2017
Our tour seemed to have quite a lot of driving and less wineries and sightseeing stops than I expected, again - we got good weather and a nice lunch but felt a little rushed.
Our tour seemed to have quite a lot of driving and less wineries and sightseeing stops than I expected, again - we got good weather and a nice lunch but felt a little rushed. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Nothing much at Picton village so you need to drive away to experience the countryside.
Sail Date: December 2016
Nothing much at Picton village so you need to drive away to experience the countryside. The tour was quite good and reasonably priced.
Nothing much at Picton village so you need to drive away to experience the countryside. The tour was quite good and reasonably priced. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Visited the winery and then stopped at a chocolate factory on the way back.
Sail Date: September 2016
Visited the winery and then stopped at a chocolate factory on the way back. An enjoyable day.
Visited the winery and then stopped at a chocolate factory on the way back. An enjoyable day. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Holland America Line
Nice scenery, otherwise nothing special.
Sail Date: September 2016
Nice scenery, otherwise nothing special.
Nice scenery, otherwise nothing special. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Wasn't sure what to expect but thought we might have stopped at a few more places other than "The ...
Sail Date: January 2016
Wasn't sure what to expect but thought we might have stopped at a few more places other than "The Vines". We had ample time there though and loved the little shops. Had time to buy some souvenirs as well as a wine tasting ... Read More
Wasn't sure what to expect but thought we might have stopped at a few more places other than "The Vines". We had ample time there though and loved the little shops. Had time to buy some souvenirs as well as a wine tasting (4 wines for $4 and we ended up getting 5). Didn't expect a large coach and would have been good if we could have stopped at the historical museum where bus just drove in and then drove out saying that the bus couldn't fit in the carpark to stop. Made it hard to get decent photos out of the window while rushing by. We were supposed to stop at the Botanical Gardens but driver thought it was a bit chilly outside and asked if we were happy just to drive around so we did. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
We got picked up from the ship which was great.
Sail Date: December 2015
We got picked up from the ship which was great. Driver had lots of interesting information. We visited The Vines, which was ok and my son found goal posts to kick a footy over - the drive there was probably more interesting and then we ... Read More
We got picked up from the ship which was great. Driver had lots of interesting information. We visited The Vines, which was ok and my son found goal posts to kick a footy over - the drive there was probably more interesting and then we went to a huge garden which was beautiful. It had a kids park and rose garden. Was a nice drive and tour. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Not a whole lot around Picton to see but driver was knowledgeable about area and sights.
Sail Date: April 2015
Not a whole lot around Picton to see but driver was knowledgeable about area and sights. It was hard to hear him on the tour bus because of muffled sound.
Not a whole lot around Picton to see but driver was knowledgeable about area and sights. It was hard to hear him on the tour bus because of muffled sound. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Guide (Carol) was great - took us to 5 different wineries.
Sail Date: March 2015
Guide (Carol) was great - took us to 5 different wineries. She chose an excellent mix of different wineries. Also enjoyed stop for lunch at Geisen very much. When guide saw that I had a particular interest in a winery not on our ... Read More
Guide (Carol) was great - took us to 5 different wineries. She chose an excellent mix of different wineries. Also enjoyed stop for lunch at Geisen very much. When guide saw that I had a particular interest in a winery not on our program, she arranged for us to make a brief stop there as well. She also managed to have us stop on route back at a chocolate factory & at a couple of lookouts for excellent views of Picton & the Queen Charlotte Sound. Great excursion! Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Holland America Line