Not only do you get a warm friendly welcome, our reception is a hub of information were Rachel and Kerry are full of local knowledge and eager to assist you get the very best out of your stay in the Picton and Marlborough region.

Waikawa Marina is the largest marina south of Auckland with over 600 boats in the water. Wander around the marina and enjoy a whitebait sandwich (depending on the season) at a waterfront cafe or have breakfast or enjoy a scrumptious lunch overlooking Waikawa Bay and the marina.

In Waikawa Bay you can hire a kayak or go for a swim. It's an ideal playground for your children. Book a sea kayaking, walking or mountain biking day trip in the Marlborough Sounds.

  • Discover the beautiful Queen Charlotte sounds on a Harbour Cruise
  • Venture inland on a Marlborough wine trail and sample some of the finest
    wines in the region.
  • Take the family out on a fishing charter in the sun.
  • Scenic flights allow a whole different experience from above.
  • Get back to nature with the many bush walks nearby.
  • Ideal base to explore the world-renowned Queen Charlotte Track Walk.

“Spent 3 nights here and from the moment we arrived, we were blown away with the location. Our host was very friendly and helped us with our day trip plans. The rooms were very clean and the cooking facilities excellent.”

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