Half-Day Wairau Lagoon Tour from Blenheim. A 4-hour guided van tour into one of Marlborough's natural gems. Your guide will tell you stories of the Marlborough pioneers from a hill top view. You will then be guided along a beach which was once the bullock trail of early settlers beneath the towering white bluffs. You can walk into the conservation valley to see and hear the native bird life being restored to this area. The nearby Wairau Lagoon is the first site of human occupation, the Polynesian Moa Hunter. This is a unique experience to see the real New Zealand with a local guide.

Half-Day Wairau Lagoon Tour from Blenheim - Blenheim, New Zealand

Half-day Tour
Duration:4 hours
Price: Starting from $220.00 per person

A 4-hour guided van tour into one of Marlborough's natural gems. Your guide will tell you stories of the Marlborough pioneers from a hill top view. You will then be guided along a beach which was once the bullock trail of early settlers beneath the towering white bluffs. You can walk into the conservation valley to see and hear the native bird life being restored to this area. The nearby Wairau Lagoon is the first site of human occupation, the Polynesian Moa Hunter. This is a unique experience to see the real New Zealand with a local guide.

A 4-hour guided van tour into one of Marlborough's natural gems. Your guide will tell you stories of the Marlborough pioneers from a hill top view. You will then be guided along a beach which was once the bullock trail of early settlers beneath the towering white bluffs. You can walk into the conservation valley to see and hear the native bird life being restored to this area. The nearby Wairau Lagoon is the first site of human occupation, the Polynesian Moa Hunter. This is a unique experience to see the real New Zealand with a local guide.

You will be met by your guide at your accommodation in Blenheim or at the Blenheim Railway Station. After a short safety and environmental briefing you will be driven to Vernon Station Farm.

You will be driven to 300 meters above sea level to see 360 degree views of Marlborough's Wairau and Awatere Valleys, Cloudy Bay and the Richmond Ranges. Here your guide will tell you about the first indigenous people to settle at the Wairau Lagoons.

You will then be driven to the foot of the White Bluff, Te Parinui o Whiti, on the private beach you can enjoy coffee, tea and a muffin. Your guide will tell you stories of the early European settlers to this area. You can take an optional guided walk into a nearby valley into a privately owned conservation area where your guide will help you identify birds or you can choose to stroll the beach. It is a beach with a bounty of sponges, shells and driftwood. 

After a short time relaxing you will be returned to your pick up point.

 

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