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 ...
  • WW1 - Their Stories - Our History (Aug 6th - Apr 24th 2015) Over the next few years, the Nelson Provincial Museum will present an exhibition honouring the memories of men and women from the Nelson Province who served in what we now call the First World War. The exhibition marks ...
  • NZ International Film Festival (Aug 3rd - Aug 24th) Every winter, the NZ International Film Festival (NZIFF) brings the best and brightest of world cinema straight from the international circuit to the giant screens of New Zealand. NZIFF is run by charitable trust, NZ ...
  • Kiwi Jam Session (Jul 18th - Feb 4th 2015) Have you ever wanted to get up in front of a live audience and sing, play musical instruments or both? Now is your chance! Every Wed & Thur we meet at Liquid NZ bar. Liquid provides all the instruments or you ...
  • Katrina Kallil (Aug 22nd - Aug 22nd) This Friday, Katrina Kallil will be performing at the Rutherford Hotel's Port O' Call Bar with Barry Korcheski on piano and special guest, international trumpeter and trombonist , Chris Harris. Katrina Kallil began ...
  • The RWCA Sanctuary Run (Aug 23rd - Aug 23rd) A rugged run in a great location. 2014 edition: Run the Sanctuary in the stunning surrounds of the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary. This one's got it all. History, mystery and scenery. There is both a long course (approx ...