Raetihi Lodge

7124 Kenepuru Road,
Kenepuru Sound,
RD 2 Picton 7282,

+64 (3) 573-4300



Enjoy the perfect escape from everyday life at Raetihi Lodge, nestled in the stunning Marlborough Sounds. Extensively rebuilt, our accommodation and facilities are rated 4 star plus Boutique Qualmark with luxury and comfort amidst the serenity and nature of the Sounds.

The 14 en-suite rooms provide everything to ensure comfort and relaxation - hosting up to 30 guests - perfect for couples, an intimate wedding or a conference.

Arrival here is spectacular by road, water or air. Raetihis Restaurant has fabulous views over the water, and offers quality meals using fresh local produce prepared by our chefs, complemented by the finest regional wines. After dinner relax in front of the fire in our comfortable lounge. Our restaurant is open every day from breakfast through until dinner and we welcome casual diners to the Lodge. We have three moorings and a jetty if you are bringing your own boat.

Raetihi Lodge is a perfect corporate retreat with a board room and comfortable guest lounge for total thinking space, with a Billiards Table for a social game and a large screen TV for those not wanting to miss their favourite programmes. For those who need to keep in touch, complimentary WiFi internet access is available throughout the Lodge.

With eight premium Seaview rooms, three Garden view rooms and three Standard rooms, we cater for a variety of budgets, but no matter which room you stay in, the water is just meters away from the front door, with glorious views from the restaurant and bar.

Complimentary Facilities include; Mountain Bikes, Double & Kayaks, Stand Up Paddle boards.  Fishing equipment, Internet, Petanque & Croquet available on site and Massages.

Getting off the Beaten Track is Raetihi Lodge. The Lodge can be reached via a scenic & winding road, passing the many bays and inlets of the Kenepuru Sound, it is captivating. To see the Marlborough Sounds from the Air is truly spectacular and you can choose arrival by Helicopter landing on the property, by floatplane right in front of the Lodge or via Sounds Air to the nearby airfield at Nopera. It is also an experience to arrive via watertaxi, from Picton, Havelock, or Te Mahia.