Depending on the time of year, there are different Exclusive Use options available. During the Summer High Season there is a choice of Total or Limited Exclusive Use of the Lodge facilities. In Winter, the entire lodge is yours, but there are no staff. Chefs, housekeepers, skipper & boat, waitresses, masseuse and other services are available on request. See Winter details link below for prices. Facilities include:

  • Up to 14 Rooms available (Max. 30 guests)
  • Restaurant Dining Area
  • Outside Dining & Lounge Area
  • Lounge & Guest Lounge
  • Activities Room
  • No External Guests

Additional services to add to your stay are extensive. Examples include: Gourmet Chefs, Daily housekeeping, Skipper and Lodge boat, Massages, Stocking pantry, Order a selection of beverages, Heli-Gourmet adventures from our private helipad, Sight-seeing or transfers from Wellington or Nelson by charter plane, Fishing trips and Tours, Skippered sailing & boat trips, Wine Tours, Queen Charlotte Walking Track tours and more.

If you're interested in booking Raetihi Lodge for your Exclusive Use, please email: liane@raetihilodge.co.nz 


Should you be looking for a secluded and private venue that offers luxury accommodation and facilities, fine cuisine with friendly, impressive service but also the tranquility and beauty of the Sounds, then consider taking over the entire Lodge for your special occasion, possibly:

• Your Corporate Event, Retreat or Team-Building Weekend
• An Intimate Wedding
• Significant birthday party – 50th or 60th perhaps
• Family Holiday/Reunion/Get together for extended family
• Book Club or ‘Girls Weekend’

Please contact us regarding rates for use of the entire Lodge. 

All the comforts of a stylish home, blended with stunning scenery, service and food – Escape to Raetihi Lodge