‘The Sounds’ are simply New Zealand’s foremost marine playground for
boating, fishing, sailing, cruising and sight-seeing. Why not consider:


Available for your enjoyment, we have complimentary use of:

  • Mountain Bikes
  • Kayaks
  • Stand-up Paddle Boards (SUPs)
  • Fishing rods
  • Dinghy rowing boat
  • Walking/ Tramping

Or relax with a wide variety of
recreational options around the Lodge

  • Retire in the guest lounge to play pool, read, play board games or watch TV, or lounge by the warmth of the fire with a good book
  • Follow one of the bush-walking tracks over the Nature Reserve
  • Play 9-holes of golf at the Nopera Golf Course nearby, which is sheep grazed with fenced greens. (Nominal green fee and golf club hire -$15 per person, available)
  • Take a swim in the bay
  • Ever-changing light conditions present stunning photographic opportunities, as evidenced from the Photo Gallery in the Lodge.
  • The marine environment and natural bush provides amazing opportunities to observe native birds, flora and fauna.
  • Enjoy a game of Boules or croquet on the French Courtyard and lawn