YHA Anakiwa Lodge is a modern boutique backpacker hostel situated between Picton and Havelock at the start (or end) of the Queen Charlotte Track in the Marlborough Sounds at the top of New Zealand’s South Island. YHA Anakiwa 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 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.
Shuttle available from Picton ($20 one way).
45 Minute drive from Blenheim Airport.
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A small modern hostel in the Marlborough Sounds, YHA Anakiwa is suited to small tour groups or exclusive use corporate team building with a std capacity of 12 people. Extra beds for up to 16 may be possible upon request. Most double rooms have the bathrooms ensuite or adjacent and the 4 bed multi share style accommodation has its own bathroom. The hostel provides premium quality, secure and affordable accommodation for team building and small tour groups. Please contact us to discuss your requirements before making a booking.
Click here to read YHA New Zealand's full Groups Brochure.
YHA Anakiwa can cater for up to 12* people across 5 rooms.
Room types available are:
All tour group members or supervisors are accommodated in comfortable 4 bed rooms or private double rooms, some with ensuite. Shared single sex bathroom facilities are situated in each 4 bed room. All bedding is provided (duvets, sheets and pillows and towels).
Continental breakfast can be served in our group kitchen upon request for $10 per person. It includes muesli, fresh fruit, toast and spreads (butter, jam,), tea, coffee. Espresso coffee is available @ $ 4.00 per cup.
Dinner consisting of Garlic Bread, Lasagne with salad and fresh fruit with ice cream for dessert can be served in our group kitchen, upon request for $25 per person.
We know being a group leader is tough work at the best of times and you need to stay contactable as much as possible to keep things running smoothly. To help you stay connected YHA offers provides group leaders with free high speed WiFi during their stay.
Contact YHA Anakiwa direct 03574 2115 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or our national groups coordinator 0800 278 299.