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Blenheim Guide

What’s on in Blenheim?

Marlborough Wine & Food Festival

The Marlborough Wine & Food Festival takes over the region at the end of summer, making it one of the most exciting times to plan flights from Dunedin to Blenheim. More than 30 Marlborough vineyards participate in the Festival, and some of New Zealand’s top chefs attend to serve food and teach cooking master classes. Join in on the excitement of the Marlborough Wine & Food Festival by travelling on Dunedin to Blenheim return flights in early to mid-February.

Garden Marlborough

Head to Blenheim in the spring to take in the beautiful blooms at Garden Marlborough. The festival runs for four days at the Rapaura Springs vineyard. Visitors can take tours of the gardens, attend workshops to brush up on their gardening knowledge, browse market stalls at the Garden Fete, and attend the Bloom in the Boom Garden Party. Book cheap flights to Blenheim from Dunedin for travel in early November to attend Garden Marlborough.

Marlborough Multicultural Festival

This annual event celebrates the diversity of the Marlborough region and showcases the different cultures that call Marlborough home. People from many cultural backgrounds participate in the festival, including Chinese, Peruvian, Samoan, and Sri Lankan. Watch more than 30 cultural performances, try food from different cultures, and shop traditional handmade crafts. Have a look at cheap flights Dunedin to Blenheim in early March if you’re interested in attending the Marlborough Multicultural Festival.

What is the cost of visiting Blenheim?

You can find great deals on hotel rooms and rental cars through Webjet as well as your cheap flights to Blenheim from Dunedin. The average nightly rate for a hotel room is $150 NZD, and there are also budget options starting from around $80 NZD per night. Hiring a car is the best way to explore the local area while holidaying on Dunedin to Blenheim flights. Cars are available from about $85 NZD per day and can be picked up from Blenheim Airport (BHE).

Catching the public bus or hiring a bike are other options if you won’t have a car. Blenheim Bus fare costs $2 NZD, and you can rent a bike for the day for rates starting around $35 NZD.

Wine tasting is a can’t-miss activity when you book tickets to Blenheim from Dunedin. You could do a self-guided tour by car or bike or opt for a guided vineyard tour. Plan to spend around $70 to $100 NZD per person for a group tour.

There’s plenty to see and do outside of the vineyards as well. Entrance to the Marlborough Museum costs $10 NZD. The Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre is divided into two exhibits with separate entry fees. You can visit the WWI exhibit for $25 NZD, the WWII exhibit for $20 NZD, or get a combined ticket to both for $39 NZD. Guided group tours are also available for an additional $5 NZD.

What is the best way to get around Blenheim?

Explore the Marlborough wine region on your own terms by hiring a car for your trip. You can reserve your rental car through Webjet after booking your cheap flights Dunedin to Blenheim.

Cycling is another popular way to see the Marlborough region. The Marlborough Wine Trail is a fun and scenic way to visit the vineyards – just make sure to take the proper precautions if you plan on sampling the wares at multiple cellar doors. You’ll also find some nice cycling trails in Wither Hills Farm Park.

Blenheim Bus is a public bus network that operates two routes around the city – a North Route and a South Route. Each bus operates in the morning and early afternoon Monday through Saturday.

Consider booking a spot on a wine tasting tour when travelling from Dunedin to Blenheim. It means everyone in your group can sample some wines, and you don’t need to worry about designating someone to drive.


How far is Dunedin to Blenheim?

There are about 550 kilometres between Dunedin and Blenheim.

How long is the flight from Dunedin to Blenheim?

Flights from Dunedin to Blenheim take about two hours and 35 minutes, including a stopover.

What airlines fly direct from Dunedin to Blenheim?

No airlines fly direct from Dunedin to Blenheim. Air New Zealand operates Dunedin to Blenheim flights with a stopover, often in Wellington.