Watsons Way Lodge See and Do

See & Do, Marlborough

I love Marlborough and am proud to call it my home which is why I’m committed to making sure that Watson’s Way guests get to see all the region has to offer

Peter Meredyth – Owner, Watson's Way
  • Grapes Marlborough
  • Queen Charlotte Track
  • Whites beach
  • Wine Tasting Marlborough


With 40 Wineries surrounding, Watson's Way is truely in the heart of wine country, Hire a bike and enjoy tastings and vineyards.

Eating and Drinking

Don't feel like cooking? View the list of local eateries below

  • Roadhouse cafe Good coffee provides full breakfast and a range of fresh food -5 minutes walk
  • Woodbourne Tavern restaurant/bar with snacks and takeaways -4 minutes walk
  • Cork and Keg old style English pub, Restuarant and bar snacks -8 minutes walk
  • Fish, chip & hamburger takeaways -2 mintues walk

Local Shops and Services

  • Fuel and service repair work shop; - 2 minute walk
  • Supermarket; also has local wines and a range of local craft beers -2 mins walk
  • Butchery bakery Homemade pie with fresh meat cuts -5 mintues walk
  • Dairy shop the real NZ cone ice cream and Southern Fried takeaway chicken -5 minutes walk
  • Hair salon -2 minutes walk
  • NZ Post Shop all mail and renewal of rego’s- 5 minute walk

Marlborough and surround

  • Whites Bay Amazing white sandy beach with great/ safe swimming. A range of walks for abilities can also be accesed near Whites Bay. Short walks include Pukatea Walk, Monkey Bay Walk, Rarangi-Whites Bay Track and Black Jack Track
  • Queen Charlotte Track With Rich history and beautiful scenery this 70km track is a must do for any hiking lovers.