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Raetihi Lodge

Nestled in a secluded bay of extraordinary beauty in the Marlborough Sounds is Raetihi Lodge offering 14 suites.

Raetihi Lodge

Since the 1930s, Raetihi Lodge has built a reputation as one of the most popular destinations in the Marlborough Sounds.

‘The Marlborough Sounds’ is one of New Zealand’s iconic playgrounds and has for over 100 years attracted local and international visitors who share a passion for activities such as boating, fishing, hiking, sailing, diving, relaxing …and the finer things in life.

Extensively rebuilt, our accommodation and facilities are 4 star with luxury and comfort amidst the serenity and nature of the Marlborough Sounds.

Raetihi Lodge is a superb wedding venue for its seclusion and privacy providing all the intimacy to create the perfect occasion and the perfect memories for your ceremony and reception

A water's edge retreat, Raetihi Lodge sets its own standards for gracious and unsurpassed hospitality - we look forward to hosting you at our secluded lodge accommodation in the Marlborough Sounds.


Raetihi Lodge Facilities

  • Conference Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Non-smoking Property
  • Spa & Treatment Rooms
  • Wifi Access
  • Bar
  • Bike Hire
  • Car Parking - Outdoor
  • Fishing Rods
  • Guest Lounge
  • Kayak Hire
  • Pool Table
  • Reception - Limited Hours
  • Restaurant
  • Water Transfers

Additional Info

Check In


Check In Instructions

Check in is via reception.  If planning to arrive after 10.00pm then please contact hotel Reception for instructions for getting your keys.

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Complimentary Activities

At Raetihi, our guests have the chance to experience the spectacular Marlborough Sounds by water and land with complimentary use of our Kayaks, Stand Up Paddle Boards, and Mountain Bikes, or try your luck fishing off the jetty with our Fishing Rods.  For the more relaxed guest, we offer Petanque and our Billiards Table or simply curl up on our outdoor loungers with a good book.

Getting There

Situated at "Double Bay", on the North-West shore of the Kenepuru Sound, is Raetihi Lodge, a 4 star plus Hotel Lodge, accessible by water, air and road. By boat from Havelock, Te Mahia or Picton; scenic flight by helicopter, floatplane or light plane; and the Kenepuru Road by car.

Contact the Lodge for more details on the above transportation options.


There are a number of outdoor car parks available at the hotel and there is no charge for this facility.



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