A relaxing and social hostel next to the Queen Charlotte Track for backpackers, couples, and families
About a half-hour drive from Picton, and only minutes from the Queen Charlotte Track, the Anakiwa Lodge is a great choice. Check out the photos of their amazing view! Despite being outside of town, they have everything you need, including a shuttle service to and from Picton's ferry terminals, bus station, and train station.
Private rooms with and without ensuite bathrooms are available, as well as comfortable, quiet dorms. The facilities are all up to YHA standards, which means they are clean and modern in this self-described "boutique" hostel.
Free Kayaks top their list of amenities, which also includes high-speed internet, free towels, free soap and shampoo, balconies overlooking the bay, a shared kitchen, TV room with movies and SKY, a BBQ on the courtyard, boat cruises, mountain biking, and more. There is so much to do here that you don't need the town nearby to do it.
Reviews by former guests are consistently high, and rave about the friendly owners, clean facilities, and fun activities.
9 Lady Cobham Grove, Anakiwa RD1, Picton ,