Ticket Sales | Tickets go on sale 1st July. You can book online, in person at 92 High Street Blenheim, by phone 0800 627 527 or by mail (via the booking form in the event programme)

Registrations All ticket holders must register at Event HQ, 92 High Street, prior to their selected event. Please do not leave this until the last minute as there may be queues. 

Garden Tours All buses for the garden tours will depart from Seymour Square. Every tour bus has a friendly local volunteer guide who will host you throughout the day. Please note there are no self-drive tours available. 

Travel | By Road - Travel times * Nelson - Blenheim (116km) 1hr 40 mins Christchurch - Blenheim (308km) 4hrs 25 mins Westport - Blenheim (264km) 3hrs 40 mins *according to AA travel website

By Air | Blenheim airport receives direct flights daily from Wellington and Auckland. The airport is situated approximately 10kms from the town centre, and is a short taxi ride.

By Ferry | The Interislander ferry terminal at Picton is 28km from Blenheim, and is a 30 minute taxi ride from Blenheim town centre.

Where to stay | For all travel and accommodation enquiries call the Marlborough i-SITE on 0800 777 181.

Wheelchair access | Wheelchair access toilets available on fete day at St Andrews Church, Alfred Street.

Doctor's Services | For daytime duty GP – phone 520 6200. For After Hours GP phone 520 6377, 6pm – 10pm weeknights and 8am – 10pm weekends. No appointment necessary. After 10pm contact Wairau Public Hospital on 520 9999.

Event Information

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As New Zealand’s Premier Garden Event, Nelmac Garden Marlborough is a credit to the region and to the Garden Marlborough Team who bring everything together.
Nelmac is proud to support the event as naming rights sponsor and to witness the benefits and pleasures it delivers to the region and visitors alike.