Take time to relax and experience Raetihi Lodge, and the Marlborough Sounds, with this great Stay & Dine Deal when you stay 2 or more nights. (Not valid over Christmas/New Year period & Public Holidays)

You’ll be treated to stylish and comfortable accommodation, coupled with a delicious 3 course dinner and a glass of wine in our beautiful restaurant overlooking the water each night, then start your day with a hearty breakfast before heading off to explore the stunning Marlborough Sounds using our complimentary mountain bikes, kayaks and fishing rods. Prepaid at the time of booking & non-refundable in the event of cancellation. You can book directly from our website booking button.

You can spoil that special person in your life with two blissful nights away, coupled with scrumptious food prepared by our chefs and friendly, personal service from our Raetihi staff. Sit back and enjoy a glass of wine of a coffee by the fire, while looking out over the stunning Kenepuru Sounds.

The package is from $942 – $1149 for 2 people for 2 nights luxury accommodation, 3-course dinners with wine & breakfasts! This offer is subject to availability & depending on dates and room types. For further details on our 2-Night Stay & Dine Deal, please contact us.




Cougar Line and Raetihi Lodge have partnered services to offer a Magical Sounds Adventure Lunch Package (Bookings are Essential) to have lunch at the Lodge, and experience some amazing Marlborough Sounds scenery getting there. Check in at the Cougar Line office on the waterfront in Picton (look for 3 purple flags) prior to 11:15 am and depart at approx 11:30am for a wonderful day adventure in the Marlborough Sounds. The package includes:

The trip begins with a boat ride to Waterfall Bay Jetty in the Queen Charlotte Sound. From there you will be transferred by shuttle van to the beautiful Te Mahia Bay Jetty in the Kenepuru Sound. A Raetihi Lodge water transfer will pick you up and transfer you across the sound to Raetihi Lodge. This remote lodge has a magnificent indoor/outdoor restaurant area with superb views. Choose any dish from their main lunch menu and sit back and relax following with a tea/coffee or non alcoholic beverage.(* extras such a wine or desserts at own cost.)
Return to Waterfall Bay jetty for a 3:45pm pickup. Enjoy the return journey to Picton with perhaps some stops at jetties along the way. Return time to Picton approx. 4:30pm.
Please Note.The weather in the Marlborough Sounds can change four seasons in one day. So make sure you bring plenty of warm clothing for all weather contingencies, water bottle, sunscreen etc.

  • 11.30am Departure from Picton Waterfront on the Cougar Line boat. Stunning views of the harbour and heads before crossing Queen Charlotte Sound to Waterfall Jetty where you’ll be collected by Raetihi Lodge staff.
  • Lunch at Raetihi Lodge overlooking the Kenepuru Sound
  • 4.30pm Arrive back in Picton

Comfort and Luxury on a relaxed afternoon cruise.

$125 per person. Valid November 11th 2018 until 22nd April 2019.

Bookings Essential. Please contact Cougar Line Picton Office or Raetihi Lodge Reception to reserve your seat.

Email: enquiries@cougarline.co.nz
Freephone (New Zealand only): 0800 50 40 90 (NZ callers only)
Telephone (within New Zealand): 03 573 7925
Telephone (outside New Zealand): + 64 3 573 7925 (calling outside NZ)




The Marlborough Tour Company and Raetihi Lodge have partnered services to offer a Special Getaway Package to stay at the Lodge, and experience some amazing sights, wine and scenery getting there. The package includes:

Marlborough Airport to Raetihi Lodge Meet and Greet at Blenheim Airport & transfer to Havelock. Time permitting you can enjoy a winery visit and wine tasting before cruise.

  • 1.30pm Departure on the Greenshell Mussel Cruise through the stunning Pelorus and Kenepuru Sounds
  • 3.30pm Drop off at Raetihi Lodge

Comfort and Luxury on a relaxed afternoon cruise. Full commentary on the Marlborough Sounds, the history of the area and the people who live here.

Visit a Greenshell Mussel Farm, learn how and why mussels grow so well and enjoy the perfect wine and food match of freshly steamed mussels with glass of award winning Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.

Airport transfer plus outward trip to Raetihi Lodge available. Contact MTC for pricing. 

*Website Booking is for the Raetihi Lodge Room Only accommodation. Transport, Airport Transfers and/or Mussel Cruise need to be booked with Marlborough Tour Company on: +64 3 577 9997 or freephone (within NZ) on 0800990800, or email info@marlboroughtourcompany.co.nz.


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