‘The Sounds’ are simply New Zealand’s foremost marine playground for
boating, fishing, sailing, cruising and sight-seeing.


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
  • BOAT CRUISES: Explore the Outer Sounds with the Pelorus Mail Boat - available 7 days a week in summer
  • Golf: Play 9-holes of golf at Nopera Bay Golf Course nearby. Nominal green fee - $15 per person, and golf club hire & transfers from Raetihi Lodge is available for only $15 per person.
  • 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 fixed-wing plane
  • Take a swim in the bay
  • Walking Tracks: Queen Charlotte Track and Nydia Track
  • Marlborough Wine Tours

So Much to See and Do @ Raetihi Lodge