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

  • Three Wishes Exhibition at Reflections Art Gallery (Mar 4th - Apr 27th) 'Three Wishes' exhibition is a celebration of three artists and their interpretation of domesticity. If Nelson screen printer Lisa Grennell had one wish it would be to turn back time and take back the years of ...
  • Nelson Suter Art Society: Autumn Exhibition (Apr 17th - May 11th) Guest Artists: Patterson Parkin (Painter), Nadine Spalter (Potter), and Art Society members.
  • Easter 10 & 5km Run/Walk (Apr 18th - Apr 18th) Run & walk open to everyone. Starting next to Railway Station Trafalgar Street end of the Atawhai Walkway off Sovereign Street. Ideal lead up race for the Nelson Shoe Clinic Half, Quarter or 5km fun run and walk on ...
  • Starting with Plants (Dec 12th - May 31st 2014) Plants are the basis of food for all animals and they create oxygen for all living things. The native plants at the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary support a variety of very special birds and animals. Come and explore ...
  • In the Trenches (Apr 19th - Apr 20th) Lest we forget transports you back to WW1 for an interactive theatrical experience to give an understanding of wartime realities. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of First World War trenches with a working ...
  • Canterbury Quakes (Mar 1st - Jun 2nd) Starting at 4:35 am on Saturday 4 September 2010, the Canterbury region has been shaken by several large earthquakes and their consequent aftershocks. These earthquakes have already been acknowledged as some of the most ...