For an inexpensive accommodation option in Marlborough, go to Jasons for the best Backpacker and hostels list. Locations include Picton, Blenheim and Kaikoura. Room options include dorms, bunks, apartments and suites.
Get a chance to kayak with orcas and dolphins in the Marlborough Sounds. Or see the great views of Marlborough atop Molesworth Station where you can river raft and go trout fishing.