The Hotel d'Urville Blog

Outdoor Adventures In The Marlborough Sounds

24th Jun 13
The Marlborough Sounds is a vast landscape of drowned valleys nestled on the tip of New Zealand's South Island. The sound makes up 1,500 kms of New Zealand's coastline, and is home to a myriad of wildlife, including seals, penguins and dolphins - perfect for the amateur photographer and animal enthusiast.

Get Ready For The Snow At Rainbow Ski Field, Marlborough

27th May 13
Queenstown too expensive? Mt. Ruapehu too busy? Why not try something different this year and take a trip to Rainbow Ski Field in the beautiful Marlborough region.

Five Reasons To Love New Zealand

2nd Apr 13
If you combine a rich culture, friendly people, outdoor adventures, an exquisite landscape and world-class sauvignon blanc, you might think you've described every traveller's ideal destination - and you'll find it all in New Zealand!

Head To The Classic Fighters Omaka Airshow This Easter

13th Mar 13
Every second year, aviation fans from all over the country visit Blenheim for the Classic Fighters Omaka Airshow - widely regarded as one of the world's best and most innovative airshows.

Events In The Marlborough Region To Check Out This February and March

22nd Feb 13
There's always plenty to see and do in Marlborough - but in the warmer months, this region comes alive as festivals, events and concerts fill up the summer calendar.

Enjoy Fine Dining In Blenheim At Hotel d'Urville

15th Jan 13
At Hotel d'Urville, we're proud to have been recognised both locally and internationally for our luxury boutique accommodation, as well as the fine dining offered at...

The Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre - A Must See Attraction in Blenheim

3rd Dec 12
Blenheim is well known for its beautiful weather, scenery, walking tracks and wineries - but if you happen upon poor weather during your visit, the Omaka...

Five Reasons To Visit Blenheim, New Zealand

21st Nov 12
Just a short drive from the Marlborough sounds, you'll find Blenheim - the major urban centre of the Marlborough region. Known for its warm summer weather,...

Delicious Dining Experiences in Marlborough

16th Oct 12
Marlborough is known throughout New Zealand as one of the best places to experience gourmet cuisine and award-winning wine. The various Marlborough towns like Blenheim, Picton,...

Must-See Attractions During Your Luxury Weekend Getaway In Marlborough

20th Sep 12
Located at the top of the South Island, Marlborough is one of New Zealand's most popular holiday destinations for both local and international travellers. Known for...
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