Raetihi Lodge offers an All-inclusive Exclusive Use private boutique lodge on the waterfront in the Marlborough Sounds, South Island, New Zealand.

Exclusive Use on the 50-acre estate includes: Accommodation, all Meals, Private Chef/Staff, and we accommodate between 10 – 28 guests.

Human connections are the foundation of what we offer with our All-Inclusive Exclusive Use facility at Raetihi Lodge. 

When the Lodge is not being used for Exclusive Use bookings, we also offer limited bookings for our Weekend Stay & Dine Packages.

In light of these trying times, one thing our soul craves is connection, family and friends.  As domestic travel becomes an option, now is a good time to surround yourself with family and friends to create the moments that should not go uncelebrated.

Nature in the Marlborough Sounds has been resting and rejuvenating and is now inviting us back to explore and remind us of her beauty once again.

Autumn Stay & Dine Deals

In April and May 2022, our 2, 3 or 4-Night Stay & Dine Packages will only be available the last weekend of each month


APRIL 2022 

(ANZAC weekend)
IN:      Friday, 22 April
OUT:   Tuesday, 26 April


MAY 2022

IN:      Thursday, 26 May
OUT:    Monday, 30 May 
Our Stay & Dine Package is for 2 people.
Your stay includes:

Premium waterfront Seaview room
Complimentary use of kayaks and mountain bikes

Transfers to/from Nopera Airstrip
3-course Chef’s Table dinners (we cater to any dietary requests)
Antipasto platter or Chef's selection for lunches
Welcome drinks from the bar on your first evening
Daily Full American breakfasts & espresso coffee/tea    


2-Nights   $1,200 total cost for 2 people per room

3-Nights   $1,750 total cost for 2 people per room

4-Nights   $2,300 total cost for 2 people per room


Water transfers from/to Havelock and Te Mahia jetty are available on request.

Call us to book now! (03) 573 4300 ☎️ or email lodge@raetihilodge.co.nz

Please note:

  • Booking for our Stay and Dine packages can only be booked a maximum of 3 months in advance of your arrival date so we can ensure the lodge is available for All-Inclusive Exclusive Use Bookings, which is our main business model. Our live-website calendar might be able to assist you for availability. Booking Calendar 

Welcome to Raetihi Lodge All-Inclusive Exclusive Use facility

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We invite our guests to experience Raetihi Lodge through new endeavours, whether it’s to:

  • reunite family to nurture connection, a sense of self and belonging, joy and laughter
  • be surrounded by old friends, share stories and celebrate significant birthdays, small intimate weddings or occasions whilst being at one with nature
  • be together in a space to inspire colleagues and creativity

We want our guests to feel the intangibles of serenity and peace derived from our surroundings. With your own private chef, house staff and scrumptious meals, you’ll feel like they’re sitting in the comfort of their own home whilst being spoilt with the food and service of a boutique hotel.

With this in mind we invite you to absorb, connect, reflect and be mindful in the beautiful surroundings and facilities at Raetihi Lodge.

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The Destination

While you stay at Raetihi Lodge

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    Take in the colours of nature, birdsong, night skies, stillness, clean crisp air and taste of fresh local produce.

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    Sense of reconnection is a real need for people… almost something you don’t realise you are missing until you experience it.

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    Mindful & Reflect.

    Be present. Immersed in another way of being. Reflect on the past, present & future. Be grateful for what you have.

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More than accommodation at Raetihi Lodge

Inspire our guests to achieve a sense of completeness, belonging, healing, restoration & joy.

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