Grapelander Tours

Experience the beautiful scenic Marlborough region with one our unique tours.

What We Offer

Our cruise-ship tours are often a great way to not only taste the fine wines of New Zealand but also to explore the beautiful landscape.


Cruise Ship Tour (4-5 hours)

High Country Merino Sheep Farm & Wine Tour

Get a taste of Kiwi culture with a bit on the side! We will visit a working farm, an award willing Vineyard and see some markets! Experience the sights and taste the local food and wine!

$10 (return)

Shuttle Bus ( Min 8 Passengers)

Hire A Shuttle Bus in Marlborough

At Grapelander we provide a shuttle bus and coach hire services. Great for getting to and from functions and weddings in Marlborough. Find out more!

Why Choose Us

Comfy Coaches

Travel in comfort in our comfortable coaches

Great Value

Our tours start from only $90 per person for a half day!

Friendly Guides

Our local guides are knowledgeable & friendly

Cruise Ship Tours

We will pick you up and drop you off at the free Picton I-Site

Marlborough Cruise Ship Tours

Our tours have something for everything. Visit a working farm and learn about merino wool or take a river cruise. Both tours visit a top Marlborough vineyard - find out more!

Coach Hire & Shuttle Service

Grapelander Tours are an experienced transport team offering group and corporate transport to and from your special event. Find out more.

Why wait? Book your tour today

More than Just a Marlborough Wine Tour!

Wanting to see the wonderful wineries of Marlborough but don’t want to miss out on other attractions as well? With Grapelander Tours, enjoy affordable, friendly, flexible cruise ship tours- appreciate the wonderful wine and taste local treats. Travel in either our 16-seater or 50 seater bus; and enjoy the vineyard tours in comfort and safety.

We have two unique tours to chose from. Through our guided cruise-ship tours you can not only experience the taste of Marlborough, but enjoy the sites and culture of this stunning area of New Zealand.

You will ride in one of the most luxurious super lounger coaches operating in Marlborough. Our guided journeys will immerse you in New Zealand culture. There is no better way to explore a new place than through a journey with informative locals.

  • Learn facts of local history and culture
  • Taste some delicious wines and craft beers
  • Walk through and enjoy some of Blenheim’s finest and award-winning vineyards
  • Share the fun experience with others interested in learning about local wine and more

A fantastic tour with all the inclusions

We are the sole operators who visit both and know the area very well. We will pick you up from the Picton I-Site (a short, free shuttle ride from your cruise ship). Our rates are from $90 for a half day of activities, enjoy a vast array of experiences, at an affordable price.

Blenheim Bus Charter

Planning a corporate or group event? We have a 16 seater and a larger 50 seater coach, ideal for group transportation or your own personal party bus. Our bus charter hire is the perfect solution to your next function. Let us help you plan your next event!

Book with Us

Bookings can be made by text or email. For the quickest response we encourage you to call or text Allister directly on 027 44 33 963. To make a general enquiry fill out our online form and we will get in touch shortly. We pride ourselves on offering unique and informative winery tours that help you experience all the Marlborough region has to offer. Turn your next trip into culture filled experience.

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'Very good value- one of the best things to do in Blenheim. Great balance of farm life, wine and shopping. Thank you Allister Heather, Paul and Jenny!'
Melbourne, Australia
'It was an informative and fun experience. Jenny and Paul were super friendly and welcoming. Booking this tour online in advance is strongly recommended.'
Hamilton, New Zealand