Mahana in Maori means warm and this is the welcome you’ll receive.
Welcome to Mahana Lodge. Conveniently located on the waterfront in Endeavour Inlet, near the world-famous Queen Charlotte Track in the Marlborough Sounds, Mahana is a respite from the hustle and bustle of city life.If you are looking for accommodation on night two of your walk or cycle along the Queen Charlotte Track, or perhaps want a few days away from it all, the warm hospitality of Mahana will ensure that your stay is a memorable one.
Mahana in Maori means warm and this is the welcome you’ll receive. Stay in our purpose-built lodge with its four stylish ensuite-rooms, large shared guest lounge with stunning water views and enjoy wonderful home cooked meals using local fresh produce and free range eggs for breakfast. This is the way life used to be! The views of beautiful Endeavour Inlet are yours to enjoy – your peace only broken by the song of the bellbird.
The Queen Charlotte Track is the finest and most diverse coastal track in New Zealand. Access is by boat from Picton to one of the many bays along the track or walk or bike in from Anakiwa.
Mahana Lodge is standout. It is one of the best places I've stayed in NZ in the last 11 years, and I've travelled around a lot. Beautiful surroundings, well-kept property, great hosts, and comfy well laid out rooms. It is obvious the care that the owners
A wonderful, relaxed stay, and we could not recommend it more highly.
This is a great place to stay when you are hiking the Queen Charlotte track.
I was incredibly impressed and had a very memorable one night stay here while mountain biking the QC track with my partner. Our room (number 4) was just lovely, with a private balcony and a gorgeous view of the inlet.
As the name Mahana suggests – warmth, shelter and hospitality . . . the lodge and surrounding gardens are immaculate. It is a very pretty setting with a private beach. The views from the lounge and kitchen area are breath taking.