Pelorus Sound


Sweeping Views

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.

  • 10 People
  • 1 Bath
  • 3 Bedroom
  • 2 Queen
  • 3 Bunks
*First 4 people per night $25 per additional person per night, peak rates may apply



Foxy Lady Boat Stay

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.


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.

  • 8 People
  • 1 Bath
  • 4 Bedroom
  • 1 Queen
  • 1 Single
  • 4 Bunks
*per person, peak rates may apply