Spacious and modern, this comfortable boat access only home at Hikapu Reach offers ever changing views of Pelorus and Kenepuru Sounds. Sit upon kayaks free for your use. Well-equipped kitchen and open living area opening onto the large outdoor deck area. Perfect for sipping that latte watching the boats coming and going from the Sounds. A Log burner with wood supplied. This house sleeps 10. If you are not a boat owner, do not count this one out as the Mail Boat or Havelock water taxis can drop you off. You may be met at the jetty and helped with your gear, depending on our workload and the weather.
A classic kiwi bach and comfortable older house set in private lush Marlborough bush. Sited above the Havelock Approach channel with spectacular views of Mahau Sound. Very private and just a few steps to your own beach! Use the dinghy, go walking and mountain biking or just relaxing on the deck.
Enjoy this renovated two story holiday home on the edge of Queen Charlotte Sound. It is situated close to Momorangi Bay and has easy access to the Queen Charlotte Track. The property captures all day sun. It has water and tidal estuary views (ideal for bird watchers) also has versatile living areas (would suit two families ) and is directly opposite Outward Bound.
Up stairs master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, all the rest are down stairs. Bathroom and living areas downstairs are suitable for wheel chair access.
It is half way between Picton and Havelock on the Queen Charlotte Drive. There are many awesome tourism operators sharing the sounds experience in wonderful ways from both Havelock or Picton and those in between.
The start of the Queen Charlotte Track and Link Pathway is 10 mins drive or go kayaking with several operators in the region (the closest is 5mins drive).
The Picton ferry terminal is 40 mins drive, Nelson is 1.5 hours and New Zealands best wine region is 40 minutes away. Marlborough is world renown for her Sauvignon Blanc and many wineries are making notable attractions with other varieties. Would your perfect day involve visiting the amazing Marlborough wine and food producers then taking samples home and sitting on an outstanding deck with outstanding views?
This house has an amazing deck overlooking the sounds where you can sit and watch or just listen to the surrounding bird life.
This delightful two bedroom cottage also has a separate sleep out with double bed and a modern ensuite. Mahau Magic has all the essentials for a relaxing sounds holiday. With it's own Private Beach across the road from the house,(may not be suitable for young children) mooring and dinghy available free for your use. Bush surrounds and bush walks, wonderful sea views and the last of the evening sun and a perfect spot by the water for a evening BBQ on those lovely summer evenings. Ideal fishing from the beach for that snapper and handy to the Queen Charlotte Track for your mountain biking and walking. Plenty of bird life including tuis and bell birds.
A tidy and comfortable cottage set in mature gardens which run to the water front. The house sleeps up to eight and is the ideal spot for relaxing, bird watching, fishing, boating, kayaking and handy to Havelock. Near by is the wine growing region of Marlborough. You are just thirty minutes away from Renwick and it's well known vineyards of Nautilus, Forrest Estate, Framingham and Hunters to name just a few. The nearby Pelorus river is an ideal swimming place and is one of the locations for the filming of the Hobbit movie. .
A comfortable A frame beach house with outstanding views situated above a waterfront section. There is a track down to a safe beach. This comfortable house has lovely views and would be a great location for a break away from it all. It is not suitable for children under 5 years old.
Downstairs has a comfortable sitting area opening out onto a deck with lovely views.
A comfortable house which would suit two families and is situated two minutes walking distance from Raetihi Lodge (Restaurant and your coffee fix, during peak season). It has four bedrooms and is privately set with views over looking Kenepuru Sound. Drive on access and wheel chair access. There is a mooring for up to 60ft boats, kayaks and dinghy available for use and a swimming beach in the cove below the house. The Perfect Spot is the ideal spot to base yourselves for a secluded (and device free if you wish) holiday. Mountain biking, a golf course, swimming, kayaking, fishing and walks all nearby.
You will be impressed with this Beach House! This very private property will guarantee you and your family a safe and enjoyable holiday in this very desirable location. Discover all the delights of water front living with amazing views across the pristine waters of the bay. Collect scallops just off the beach and great fishing within meters of the jetty. Located approximately 15-20 minutes by boat from Picton or Waikawa (boat access only). There is a mooring in the bay for guest use only.
The Foxy Lady is a grand 60ft launch. She will give you the Marlborough Sounds experience that no land-based holiday home could ever hope to.
THIS IS A STATIONARY BOAT STAY ONLY. The package includes all meals, linen and boat transfers.
YOU WILL BE VERY ISOLATED WHILST ON THE BOAT AND HAVE NO ACCESS TO SHOPS, PLEASE BRING ESSENTIAL TRAVEL/MEDICAL ITEMS WITH YOU.
Available 1 November - 30 April. Catch the Pelorus Mail Boat from Havelock at 0930 for a cruise through the Marlborough Sounds on her daily run, she will transport you to The Foxy Lady within the Marlborough Sounds. The Foxy Lady will be waiting in the perfect place somewhere in the Pelorus Sounds ready for your overnight stay. The Mail Boat will moor alongside and transfer you and your gear. You will be picked up by The Mail Boat on your departure date and returned to Havelock. Arrival times back to Havelock will vary depending on the Mail Boat run.
Guest access - You will be able to roam the boat at your leisure, being mindful that it is a boat and children will need constant attention.
Guest interaction - There will be a staff member on the boat with you at all times. They are very sociable and love sharing the Marlborough Sounds experience.
You will be extremely isolated during your stay. Please bring all essential medical and personal items with you. All food, linen and fishing gear will be provided during your stay. You will be provided with 3 meals a day, we can cater for most food intolerances however, please be mindful we are very isolated and may not be able to source some food choices. You are welcome to bring your own snacks on board. The Foxy Lady is licensed for beer and wine purchases.
Your itinerary includes:
0930 Meet the Pelorus Express in Havelock for your sounds cruise and transport.
TBC Arrive at the Foxy Lady anchored in the best mystery destination The Marlborough Sounds has to offer. You and your gear will be transferred to her where you will be free to relax, fish, swim or take the dinghy for a walk onshore.
1800 Dinner is served.
The next day is yours to decide how you would like to spend exploring the beautiful Marlborough Sounds.
TBC Pick up from the Foxy Lady by The Pelorus Express for another stunning sounds cruise.
1700 Arrive Havelock Marina.
This package is one night and 2 days of everything The Marlborough Sounds can offer. Cruising, swimming, walking, fishing, exploring or boating. The ultimate sounds experience.
Any extra nights accommodation aboard The Foxy Lady is $400 per person per 24hr stay.
Pets not allowed.
This beautiful Kiwi Bach is a true holiday home in The Marlborough Sounds; and has been recently renovated throughout. With new furniture, bedding and appliances, this relaxed and comfortable holiday home is an ideal option for extended family groups. She sleeps up to 14 guests and has access to the waters edge just out your front gate.
We don't charge for extra guests at this property which makes it outstanding value for your money. Bring along the family and your friends.
It includes comfortable open plan living upstairs. The fireplace is a great option for winter hideaways with wood supplied, or utilise the easy indoor/outdoor flow onto the deck for a cruisy summer set up!
The rental includes sky TV and wifi.
Upstairs are lovely large sized bedrooms. Downstairs has two huge bedrooms, bedroom 3 has a queen bed plus a futon sofa bed with a coffee table - ideal for a quiet cup of coffee! Bedroom 4 is very spacious which includes 3 single bunk sets, flat screen TV, DVD player, toys and bean bags - perfect for the kids!
Enjoy swimming and kayaking just moments from your door or set out on an adventure with some great cycle and walking tracks in the area. Enjoy the best of both worlds with Havelock town centre and its boat ramp (Pelorus Sounds) less than 10 minute drive away in one direction, and the boat ramp at Anakiwa (Queen Charlotte Sounds) less than 10 minutes drive away in the other direction.
Everything you need for an amazing sounds escape awaits... Welcome to your 'Kiwi Bach'!
This is a beautiful 3 bedroom home overlooking Portage Bay. It is surrounded by a massive deck with expansive views of Kenepuru Sounds. The kitchen and lounge are open plan and have large sliding doors opening onto the deck, it is also equipped with a bar (BYO).
It has 2 double bedrooms and one huge bunk room for the kids.
The property has room for your runabout and vehicles.
There is a 5 min walk down to the beautiful sandy beach of Portage Bay.
And there are glow worms on the access road.
Wood for the log fire is included in your rental price.
This is the perfect family home for your holiday
Overlooking the beautiful Lissermas Bay and on Queen Charlotte Drive within close proximity to Momorangi Bay. It is halfway between Picton and Havelock on the Queen Charlotte Drive. There are many awesome tourism operators sharing the sounds experience in wonderful ways from both Havelock or Picton and those in between.
The start of the Queen Charlotte Track is 10 mins drive or go kayaking with several operators in the region (the closest is 10 mins drive). The new Link Pathway is within 5mins walk and now has tracks open that follow the Queen Charlotte Drive between Havelock and Picton.
Marlborough is world renown for her Sauvignon Blanc and many wineries are making notable attractions with other varieties. Would your perfect day involve visiting the amazing Marlborough wine and food producers then taking samples home and sitting on an outstanding deck with outstanding views?
This house has an amazing deck overlooking the sounds where you can sit and watch the maritime traffic steaming into Picton or just listen to the surrounding bird life. She has been recently decorated by professionals with open plan family living in mind. There is also a luxurious 2 bedroom sleep out downstairs with a shared bathroom.
The house is on the water side of Queen Charlotte Drive and has her own bush track down to the water with the best private swimming beach Marlborough has to offer.
A lovely, well maintained 3 bedroom home with a sleep out situated on Waikawa Rd.
There is room for your small trailer boat on the lawn or parked on the road.
She has a trampoline, pool and a tree swing for the kids. There is a sleep out for the noisy family members or snorers.
Has 2 double beds,1 queen and 2 singles.
Less than 3 mins drive from the Waikawa slipway and 5 mins from Picton township and Interisland ferry terminal.
Pukenui Paradise is nestled in a three quarter acre tranquil garden overlooking the peaceful waters of the Mahikapawa Arm, Pelorus Sound, Marlborough. The property is centrally located and a scenic ten minute drive from Havelock, half an hour from Picton or Blenheim and one hour from Nelson.
You can either sit back and relax on the large sunny deck to soak in the views or partake of the many activities available in the Sounds such as the Queen Charlotte Walkway, wineries, fishing charters, boating, kayaking, paddleboarding.
Water access from the property enables you to launch a boat, kayak or paddleboard.
Unwind and chill out in the three bedroom, two storey house. An ipod dock and Freeview is available, but you may prefer to listen to the birdsong from the native birds.
With spectacular water views from every room in the house, this is one home you won't want to leave and one which you are certain to return to. Serenity, scenery, and so much more... Pukenui Paradise awaits!
A lovely brick family home in Renwick within the outstanding Marlborough vineyards. She has been tastefully redecorated for your visit sited on a quiet country road. There is phone reception and internet available. 'Wine tours by bike' is just down the road for a fun day out. She sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms and has a pull out sofa in the lounge making a total of 8. There is a park for the kids to throw a ball just down the road. Wifi is included in rental.
This delightful 5 bedroom home is tucked away in a very popular and picturesque part of Queen Charlotte Sounds called Anakiwa. Anakiwa is where the start of the beautiful Queen Charlotte track is located and has Outward Bound New Zealand on its shores.
Fort Feijoa is situated down a back section that is quiet, private and is approximately 100m from the waters edge. There is a large protected section at the house for the kids to run around.
Anakiwa has a wonderful large public jetty and shares plenty of activities like swimming, fishing or diving. The water taxi from Picton regularly stops here during most days.
It is a great location to kick back and relax, to get out and experience several walking tracks or take out your mountain bike.
This property is the perfect location for a family holiday.
North facing to catch all day sun. Built with simplicity in mind, bright and open with fantastic views of Portage Bay with a modern living space in a near new house.The house comprises three bedrooms that sleeps six people.
- Master bedroom with Queen Bed and double doors onto the deck
- Second Bedroom with Queen Bed
- Third Bedroom has two single beds
- Open plan fully appointed a kitchen, dining and main lounge with LCD 'Freeview' TV, leather lounge suite, massive bean bags for indoor or outdoor use and log burner.
- A wooden deck runs across the entire frontage of the house for outdoor relaxing in summer or just taking in the view.
- Well appointed bathroom and separate toilet complete this fantastic holiday destination.
This property doesn't have a mooring or water craft. However, you can hire a dinghy from us for your stay.
Portage has a good launching ramp and public jetty.
Portage lodge is just down the road.
Nelson City and airport 1.5 hours. Gateway to Abel Tasman National Park
Blenheim township and airport 60 mins.
Picton township and ferry terminal 60 mins
Havelock (greenshell mussel capital of the world!) 40 mins
Marlborough produces around 80% of NZ wines, notably Savignon Blanc. Marlborough is also home to The Queen Charlotte Track (one of NZ's great walks) and many other superb walking and mountain bike tracks. There are many, many options for kayaking, boat cruises and eco tours throughout Marlborough. She is a region with many options and will keep you busy or a place for rest whilst enjoying the views.
A lovely weatherboard cottage situated opposite a classic Kenepuru Sound jetty. This property is the perfect family getaway. She is far enough away from civilisation to disconnect yet still provide phone coverage.
There is a king, queen, 3 sets of bunks to fit your guests. An outside shower is available, and an outdoor bath for those beautiful Kenepuru night skies.
The covered deck has a BBQ and wonderful views for your enjoyment.
Mountain biking, a golf course, swimming, kayaking, fishing and walks all nearby.
This property welcomes pets however, there is limited fencing around the property. It is also within native bush where there are many native birds. They are to stay outside unless agreed upon with us.