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Blast to Blenheim 'Swap & Go' Road Trips

The Tip Top of the South.

Driving Nelson to Blenheim via the wonderful Queen Charlotte Drive and then back via Lake Rotoriti is a drive to remember. Where else can you get the Sounds and the sea, the hills and the valleys, the lake and mountains all providing stunning vistas to savour, and all in the space of one day?

Blast to Blenheim Day Trip

325 km, approx 5 hours driving

Nelson > Havelock > Queen Charlotte Drive > Picton > Blenheim > St Arnaud > Lake Rotoriti > Nelson

Choose dates to suit you!


  • Superb mix of safe, amazing driving roads
  • Glorious scenery, coastal & hills
    • Drive alongside the Marlborough Sounds
    • Visit peaceful Lake Rotoriti
  • Breaks in characterful quality cafes
  • At least 1 hours free time in Blenheim
  • Share the experience with friends old….& new!

With a superb & rarified choice of travelling in style...


Blast to Blenheim Route Map

Destinations en route....

Slip Inn Havelock
Slip Inn Havelock
Cruise Ship In Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand. Leaving Picton I
Picton Harbour
Blenheim Wine Trail
H053 Vineyard
Mussel Cruise
Beautiful Lake
Slip Inn HavelockCruise Ship In Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand. Leaving Picton IPicton HarbourH054Blenheim Wine TrailH053 VineyardMussel CruiseBeautiful Lake

Discretely escorted - it's all about you...

By your side if you need us.

We accompany you the whole route and ask that you travel in convoy.  We’ll make quite a sight! Route maps are provided with clear instructions on where the swap over breaks will be…but we normally pair those at a characterful cafe or scenic stopover for maximum enjoyment!

Ready to tour?

All cars come with unlimited km, comprehensive insurance & roadside assistance. We also provide a personalised familarisation session and documentation for your car. 

The car you see here is the car you’ll get. A 20% deposit using secure payment facilities reserves your place, so why not….

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