‘The Sounds’ are simply New Zealand’s foremost marine playground for
boating, fishing, sailing, cruising and sight-seeing. Why not consider:


Available for your enjoyment, we can arrange any of the following adventures for your pleasure. Contact our friendly staff or +64 3 573 4300, or come and visit us at Reception once you’ve arrived at Raetihi Lodge.

  • Massage: relax with our expert, renown masseuse – Juli Stevens
  • Fishing: Half day or Full day Guided Trips
  • Boating: Half and Full-day Skippered Sailing trips, plus Bareboat Charter facilities, Boating Safaris in your own outboard motor boat, Mussel Cruises, Historical Tours of the Sounds
  • Scenic Flights and transfers: by helicopter or float plane
  • Golf: Nopera Golf Club is only 4kms away from the Lodge. We can provide golf clubs ($15 per person nominal hire) for use on the course, and can also drive you there. This is a 9-hole course which is sheep grazed with fenced greens.
  • Walking Tracks: Queen Charlotte Track and Nydia Track
  • Marlborough Wine Tours