Welcome to Picton!


About Bucket List Tours NZ



Bucket List Tours NZ is a boutique tour company based in Picton, in the spectacular Marlborough Sounds located at the top of New Zealand's South Island.

Specialising in small group tours of Marlborough, we showcase the best the region has to offer with our wine, scenic and historical tours. 

Our vehicles are modern, comfortable and accommodate 5 - 11 guests. So come along with us and enjoy an experience to remember!


Our Tours…


Whether you're visiting Picton and the Marlborough region independently or via a cruise ship, we have a wide range of tours to suit!

Fabulous Marlborough
Indulge at Makana

Boutique Chocolate factory, delicious handmade chocolates

Visit Omaka

The powerful recreated battle scenes from WW1 by Sir Peter Jackson

Wine Tasting

Enjoy world class wines right here in Marlborough from, 1 or 2 vineyards


Mussels at Havelock

Enjoy world-famous Green Lipped Mussels for lunch at picturesque harbour town of Havelock.


Take a Drive

Enjoy gorgeous vistas on the stunning Queen Charlotte Drive

Showcasing Marlborough Wineries
One for Wine Lovers!

Marlborough is renowned for having world class wines.

Start your tour at the Marlborough Wine Exhibition (recognised as the best in Australasia).


Visit 4 - 6 vineyards with tastings led by wine experts.


As you travel to each new destination your guide will showcase the Marlborough Region from the comfort of our van. 


Partake in lunch at a vineyard if you wish (optional extra), and if time allows return to Picton via the impressive Queen Charlotte Drive.

Sights of Picton


Ideal for Day Visitors

On this tour, enjoy spectacular views of Queen Charlotte Sounds and the picturesque harbour town.


Views across the harbour to where cruise ships dock and also take in amazing vistas from Victoria Park, Karaka Point, Waikawa Bay, and the Ferry Lookout.


Awesome photo opportunities
with the company of friendly, knowledgeable guides.



Heli-Wine Tour
Something Spectacular!

The Marlborough Sounds look breath-taking from the air.


Enjoy a 30 minute scenic flight over the Marlborough Sounds
and disembark at a winery. 


Visit 3-4 local Marlborough wineries for tastings with your Bucket List Tours NZ guide, perhaps enjoy lunch if you wish (optional extra).

Return to Picton in one of our vans and enjoy even more stunning scenery on the way.



Something Unique?
Private Tours Available

If you're looking to experience something special or unique while in Marlborough, we can tailor a package to suit you! 

So much to do! Choose from over 30 cellar doors for wine tasting. Or if craft beer is more to your taste there are a number of boutique breweries in the region.


Perhaps you'd like to sample some unique cheeses, indulge in artisan chocolates, or partake in a Devonshire tea? You can do all that and more!

Of course its not all about eating and drinking! There is an abundance of options available for your sensory enjoyment!

Please contact us today to discuss your thoughts! 


Bucket List Tours NZ Reviews


“While in Picton, NZ on a Royal Carribbean cruise, we did not have any plans in Picton. We booked a spur of the moment Wine Tour with this company and were very happy. Ray was our tour guide and he took us to Spy Valley, Nautilus, Greisen & St. Claire Estate wineries. The wines were incredible and Ray was a delight. Highly recommend this company.”





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