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  • Marlborough wine
  • Greenshell mussels


Blog posts about MV Tarquin, the stunning Marlborough Sounds and the beautiful Marlborough region...

Love local, love seafood

There's nothing quite like sampling Greenshell mussels, King salmon and wild surf clams fresh from the sea while cruising with Tarquin on the very watersin which they are grown. READ MORE...

Tiaki - Care for New Zealand

Tiaki means to care for people and place. The Tiaki Promise is a commitment to care for New Zealand, for now and for future generations. We wholeheartedly gets behind the Tiaki Promise and encourage all visitors to Marlborough to act as guardians of Aotearoa New Zealand. READ MORE...

Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre 

Realistic and dramatic dioramas of WWI and II aviation scenes, expertly refurbished aircraft and personal items belonging to famous pilots including the Red Baron are just some of the things you’ll find at the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre. READ MORE...

Tarquin Day Trip

Swinging slowly in a wide hammock suspended between two tree ferns, shaded by their lush green canopies and overlooking blue seawater, I could see stingrays slowly gliding just beneath the surface. READ MORE...