YHA Anakiwa

Description

YHA Anakiwa Lodge is a modern boutique backpacker hostel situated between Picton and Havelock at the start (or end point) of the Queen Charlotte Track in the Marlborough Sounds at the top of New Zealand’s South Island.  YHA Anakiwa Lodge offers ideal backpacker accommodation for walking, kayaking or mountain biking in the Marlborough Sounds.

Situated at the lower end of Queen Charlotte Sound, YHA Anakiwa Lodge has a central idyllic location just 70m from the shore and adjacent to the Outward Bound School. YHA Anakiwa Lodge accommodation offers excellent facilities where you can wind down by enjoying a glass of wine on the deck, taking a soak in the large modern spa, or watching one of over 300 DVDs in the movie lounge for some big screen entertainment. YHA Anakiwa Lodge has a self-catering kitchen and BBQ area as well as various meal options available.

YHA Anakiwa Lodge has a range of quality budget hostel accommodation options to suit both couples, backpackers and groups. Let the hostel staff know what you need and we will help you select the best option to meet your requirements.

For a very beautiful and tranquil place to unwind after walking the Queen Charlotte track or another action packed experience in the Marlborough Sounds, YHA Anakiwa Lodge ticks all the right boxes. 

By Bus:

Shuttle available from Picton ($20 one way).

From the Airport:

45 Minute drive from Blenheim Airport.

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  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Storage
  • EFTPOS
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mastercard
  • Parking
  • Spa/Pool
  • TV Room
  • VISA
  • The Queen Charlotte Track is one of New Zealand’s best walks with its combination of native bush and scenic views of the
  • Marlborough Sounds. The YHA Anakiwa hostel is the perfect base for before or after walking the Queen Charlotte Track.
  • Explore the remote bays of Queen Charlotte or Kenepuru Sounds by boat or by car to get away from it all.
  • Visit Cullensville, Havelock, Blenheim or Picton: each offering stimulating adventures, a fascinating history or a delicious food and wine experience.

Events

  • Crossing Boundaries (May 27th - Oct 31st) 'Crossing Boundaries' celebrates the pioneers, revolutionaries and rebels who pushed the boundaries of car design and WearableArt™. The new WOW® Gallery display features 13 garments straight out of the newest ...
  • The Print Show (Jun 24th - Aug 15th) The latest exhibition up on the walls at Reflections Art Gallery is “The Print Show”. A fun and unique collection of framed and unframed printed works by 4 talented Artists. Greg Straight from Auckland, and local ...
  • The Deep End (Apr 4th - Dec 19th) The Deep End Nelson's improvised comedy show at the Theatre Royal. Take a team of intrepid improvisors, plunge them into a whirlpool of audience suggestions and see if they sink or swim! Take the plunge! you're in ...
  • A Long Look for a Long Time (May 17th - Jul 30th) A long look for a long time is curated by John Furtak, The Suter’s longest serving staff member. The exhibition marks John’s long service at the Gallery – thirty two years – during which he has supported a great ...
  • The Last Picture Show (May 17th - Jul 31st) The Last Picture Show is an evolving presentation of artworks from The Suter Collection. This display is an opportunity to see some of your favourite artworks before The Suter building closes for a two year building ...
  • Brendan Dugan & Tony Wellington (Jul 25th - Jul 25th) Johnny Cash and Roy Orbison Tribute Show. Four decades after winning a TV music contest Brendan Dugan still has the magic that saw him honoured as the New Zealand Entertainer of the Year and that has made him a music ...