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 ...
  • The Nelson Market (Mar 29th - Jan 10th 2015) The Nelson Market is a famous Nelson icon and the perfect place for locals and tourists to experience the creativity and essence of the Nelson region and its local people. Established over 30 years ago by its owner ...
  • Taking Away Others’ Suffering 1/2 Day Workshop (Aug 30th - Aug 30th) Compassion is a mind that wishes to release others from suffering. We all have some degree of compassion, but at present it is biased and limited. Through meditation we can extend and deepen our compassion until it ...
  • McCashin's Market (Aug 16th - Dec 20th) Free stalls at McCashin's Market, Stoke. Every Saturday 12 - 4pm. All stallholders including car boot and community fundraisers welcome. No fees or bookings required. Email - info@mccashinsmarket.co.nz or phone 547 ...
  • Panda (Aug 30th - Aug 31st) The music of singer-songwriter Panda is a unique mix of folk, blues, soul and more soul, with a voice that can carry a soft ballad one moment and a gritty Tom Waits style the next. Live music at McCashin's Brewery Bar ...