Furneaux Lodge, Queen Charlotte Sound, Marlborough Sounds

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Furneaux Lodge provides Accommodation and function centre on Queen Charlotte Track in the Marlborough Sounds

Nestled at the head of Endeavour Inlet in the heart of New Zealand's stunning Marlborough Sounds, Furneaux Lodge is the first stop on the renowned Queen Charlotte Track. It looks out over the calm, clear water of the bay, embraced by 800 hectares of virgin native forest, unchanged since Captain Cook's first visit to the inlet in 1769. Part of the beauty of this historic destination is the isolation - no roads lead to Furneaux Lodge.

Here at the lodge the pace is easy, and the atmosphere comfortable and relaxed. Explore the inlet, kayaking, swimming, mountain biking and walking, or spend the day fishing, diving and dolphin watching.

Picturesque Furneaux Lodge is unique in the Marlborough Sounds with expansive grounds running from the native bush down to the sea. In combination with our award winning restaurant, it is the premier wedding venue in the Sounds and a popular location for conferences.

Relaxing and peaceful Furneaux Lodge is privately, family owned and operated. Our attention to guests and passion for this lodge will ensure your time in the Marlborough Sounds is enjoyable and memorable.

Marlborough Sounds Accommodation

Escape away from the hustle and bustle, and make your way to Furneaux Lodge and its beautiful, tranquil grounds. This magnificent Marlborough Sounds accommodation is an exclusive bush retreat and eco resort, steeped in history: perfect for a romantic weekend getaway.

The lodge offers a range of accommodation depending on your requirements. Our waterfront suites are contemporary one bedroom apartments, absolutely private with stunning views. The self contained two bedroom chalets have panoramic views and are great for family groups, while the legendary Croft is perfect for an overnight stop for fisherman, hunters and people hiking the Queen Charlotte Track.

We offer Suites, as well as self-catering in our Chalets and the Hikers Cabins and backpacker accommodation in The Croft.


Quoted in NZ$, Subject to Change

  • Suites: from $169.00
  • Chalets: from $199.00
  • Hiker Cabins: from $45.00 per person
  • The Croft backpackers: from $35.00 per person

Activities in the Marlborough Sounds

  • Take an early morning stroll on our own beautiful Waterfall Walk - takes approximately one hour to complete, just enough for the beginner. For the more energetic, various walks are accessible on the beautiful Queen Charlotte Walkway.
  • For the more adventurous, Furneaux Lodge can arrange fishing charters, sailing, parasailing, scenic helicopter rides and a host of varied activities.
    Check out our links page for a full list of activity partners.
  • Take a trip into the past and visit the Antimony mines at the head of the inlet.
    Fish from the wharf or take a dinghy out into the bay for bigger fish.
  • Discover the secrets of the inlet in one of our single or double kayaks.
  • Get together with a few friends and enjoy a friendly game of petanque, volleyball or cricket.



Endeavour Inlet
Marlborough 7250

Phone: +64 3 579 8259

Fax: +64 3 579 8279

Web: Visit website

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