The second edition of the South Island Spirited Women — All Women’s Adventure Race will be held out of Blenheim from Friday 9th – Sunday 11th April 2021. With the registration/expo and awards venues secured in Blenheim, we suggest teams look for accommodation in the Blenheim CBD or nearby. 

Marlborough enjoys one of New Zealand’s sunniest climates. Discover long hot summers and blue-skied winters, from alpine peaks to the Marlborough sounds.

Marlborough has 20% of New Zealand’s coastline, woven through the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, and nearly 80% percent of its wine industry, stretched across our valleys. Climb awe inspiring mountains for breath-taking views, plunge into aquifer fed rivers with pure sparkling waters, and devour some of the best gourmet produce in the country. Marlborough is the perfect place for romance, relaxation or adventure, in every season.

Marlborough’s main town, Blenheim, has great cafes, galleries and shops wrapped up within the picturesque Taylor and Opawa rivers, a short distance to the region’s world famous wineries. There’s an abundance of vineyards and cellar doors surrounding Blenheim, so explore the stunning Wairau Valley and discover why the world is in love with Marlborough wine.