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Moetapu Bay 'carpark'

Moetapu Magic

Moetapu Bay has one of the nicest beaches within reasonable driving distance in the Marlborough Sounds - if you can find it.

Molesworth and Inland KaikĊura Range

Molesworth - A road trip on the trail of ancestors

An Easter road trip to Molesworth is like travelling back in time in one of New Zealand's remotest wilderness areas.

Lower Goulter Hut

A Marlborough School Holidays Winter Wilderness Adventure

A school holiday father and daughter tramping and mountain biking adventure up the Goulter River in Mount Richmond Forest Park.

A tarn on the Red Hills

Mission to 'Mars' - A Journey to the Red Hills

Marlborough's Red Hills are part of Mount Richmond Forest Park with an other worldly landscape like no other in Marlborough. They're accessible enough for a family day trip, but are the gateway to over a week in the wilderness for intrepid adventurers.

Red Hills Track

Red Hills Track

Red Hills Track is a shared tramping and mountain bike track in the upper Wairau Valley in Mount Richmond Forest Park near the boundary between Marlborough and Tasman Districts.

Robin Hood Bay

Summer Camping at Robin Hood Bay

Summer camping is something of a kiwi ritual, and Marlborough is no exception. Read about family adventures at Robin Hood Bay.

A long, straight road, and not much else

Why would anyone want to stay in Linkwater?

Linkwater is a small rural settlement in Marlborough that's easy to overlook as a family holiday destination, however it's got more going for it than first appearances.