VroomVroomVroom can help you find a cheap car rental at Marlborough Airport, also known as Woodbourne Aerodrome and Blenheim Airport. We compare car rental deals from major brands including Avis, Hertz, Budget, Thrifty and Europcar.
The airport is one of the busiest regional airports in South Island and it serves as a gateway to the premier wine growing area in New Zealand, the home of world-famous Sauvignon Blanc.
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Blenheim airport is situated 7km from the town centre, giving visitors easy access to a wide selection of accommodation and restaurants. Take State Highway 6 toward Blenheim, and turn right onto Grove Road to reach the town centre.
Picton and the Marlborough Sounds are located approximately half an hour from the airport, while the travel time to Nelson is 70km or one and a half hours from Blenheim. For more driving tips in New Zealand, click here.
VroomVroomVroom is the best way to book your next car hire. Picking it up from Blenheim Airport is a great option, giving you instant access to the attractions of 'the top of the South'. Here are just a few ideas, there are plenty more in our Blenheim travel guide.
Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre
This unique attraction is just five minutes' drive from Marlborough Airport and essential viewing for anyone interested in aircraft history. The museum is running a 'Knights of the Sky' exhibition, which features rare WW1 aircraft and artifacts from the private collection of Sir Peter Jackson. The aircraft is displayed in stunning sets designed by Wingnut Films and Weta Workshop. The Omaka centre is also home to the Classic Fighters Airshow, the next one is to be held on Easter Weekend of 2017.
The Wine Exhibition at Marlborough Museum
The story of the wines of Marlborough, beginning with signature Sauvignon Blanc, is told in this permanent exhibition. It is the perfect start to a Blenheim holiday, giving you an overview of the area before heading to the wineries.
Queen Charlotte Track
This is a 70 km track in the Marlborough Sounds. It can be walked in around 3 -5 days, and takes in historic sites, hidden bays and lush coastal bush. During the winter, the track is open to mountain bikers. There is a range of accommodation along the track, from luxury lodges to campsites. Companies such as the Marlborough Sounds Adventure Company offer the choice of guided or freedom walks with your gear transferred each day. Water taxis and sea kayaks are available as alternative transport.