Martinborough Wine Village and the South Wairarapa are worth a deeper look. Martinborough Wine Village is set in the middle of a premium wine producing area and is also the perfect gateway to Palliser Bay and the Coast.

Green Jersey Explorer Tours

Green Jersey Explorer Tours are your one-stop-shop for active adventures in Martinborough and beyond!
Hop on a bike and tour the vineyards, explore the Palliser Bay Coastline, join a guided walk or hitch a ride to the game in Wellington (or just home from the pub)! Located in central Martinborough We are the hosts with the most during your stay in Martinborough.
With over 200 bikes to choose from and transport for over 40 passengers we can offer a wide range of excursions!
Especially for Reds Whites and Brews:
Short guided wine tours – departing 11am, 1.00 pm and 3pm visiting 2 vineyards and an olive grove $ 100pp
Full day guided wine tours – Departing 11am including 3 vineyards an olive grove tasting fees and a delicious lunch $150 pp
Transport for Games in Wellington :  $80 per person (return)
Palliser Bay Coastal Explorer Tour – An active adventure to the Southern Most tip of New Zealand visiting the Putangirua Pinnacles, Seal Colonies, the lighthouse at Cape Palliser and Lake Ferry. $150 pp

Bike, wine and golf – Daily Prize Packages!!! 27 June – 4 July, 2017

Lions fans, get involved in Martinborough Reds,Whites and Brews and bike the vines in Martinborough! Hundreds of dollars worth in prizes every day.
All you have to do is hire a bike from Green Jersey Explorer Tours right beside the I-site in Martinborough and enjoy a day sampling wines, olive oils and beers, then make the best mini-golf putts at five of our exceptional venues.
Submit your scorecards at the end of the day and go in the draw for a sumptuous selection of the best wine, beer and olive oil in the world, valued at over $150…EVERYDAY!
Everyone is in with a chance to WIN! WIN! WIN!

Martinborough Wine Tours

Exclusive & informative Martinborough wine tours & tasting.

Sit back and relax with this guided wine tour experience around the boutique wine village of Martinborough, known worldwide for its Pinot Noir and award winning wines.

Especially for Travelling Rugby Fans:

Our Supporters’ tour includes pick up and drop off at Wellington accommodation, three vineyard visits, lunch at a vineyard cafe and more. All hosted by knowledgeable, local guides. $175 per person.

Reds, Whites & Brews Wine Walk

Martinborough Wine Merchants is hosting three exclusive tours of the region’s most iconic producers, rarely open to the public.

Walks begin with a coffee at The Village Café before visiting Dry River, Schubert Wines, Cambridge Road and Porters Pinot. The final stop of the day is with local craft brewer Hayden Frew at Martinborough Brewery.

$240 per person, your tour includes:

A look behind the scenes of New Zealand’s most highly regarded wine region.

Meet and talk with dedicated viticulturists, winemakers and brewers in their own environments.

Visit vineyards not generally open to the public.

Your own personal tour guide.

A Platter-style lunch with a glass of wine, plus a second end-of-day shared platter.

All tastings at all venues visited.


Reds Whites and Brews tours must be pre-booked and operate June 26th 28th and 29th from 9.30am

Minimum booking is for 6 people, maximum booking is 20 people

Other dates available by advanced booking

Book Now – walks@martinboroughwinemerchants.com ph +64 63069040

Tranzit Gourmet Wine Tour

Small groups, friendly local guides, award-winning wineries, fine New Zealand wines and gourmet food…a combination that’s hard to beat!

Experience four boutique Martinborough vineyards, enjoy wine tastings throughout the day, a delicious gourmet antipasto lunch at the Village Cafe, and finish the day with a delectable cheese platter and coffee.

This all-inclusive wine tour departs Wellington, Martinborough and Wairarapa towns daily. Price from $164pp.

Brackenridge Country Retreat and Spa

Touring takes a lot of commitment and can be punishing on the body. Book yourself in for a treatment at Brackenridge to relax and revitalise.

Pottery and Le Creuset Cookware demonstrations at Mint.

Visit the Resting Place of Arthur Flowers Harding

Martinborough Cemetery, Puruatanga Road

Arthur Flowers Harding was a legendary British born Welsh national rugby player who played a major role in the Welsh win over the All Blacks in 1905. He emigrated to New Zealand in 1910 and died, aged 68, in 1947.
He is buried in Martinborough Cemetery with his wife Izie Winnifred Harding.