Partner Directory

Find the people, products, services and experiences to make your ride great.

AAA Marlin Motel

Looking for more than a bed and parking? The AAA Marlin Motel is situated on nearly 2-acres of lawns/gardens in a quiet central Picton street. We offer a range of serviced studio, 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom units, to suit all…

Anakiwa 401 Self-catering Guesthouse & Green Caravan Cafe

Small homely self-catering guesthouse & private apartment. Waterfront location opposite Anakiwa jetty. Free WiFi, kayaks, swimming, hammocks. Linen & towels included. Guest kitchen/dining/lounge areas. Green Caravan on-site (open mid-October to April in afternoons) - hot/cold drinks & ice-creams (cash…

P +64 3 574 1388

Anakiwa Lodge

A bit of luxury at end of track, relax with a drink and review the efforts of the past days. Spacious modern facilities. Hot tub to soothe muscles. Shuttle to Picton to meet ferry/bus connections or leave car with us.

P +64 3 574 2115

Beachcomber Cruises

We are based in the wonderful Queen Charlotte Sound and offer a variety of options for cycling the Queen Charlotte Track. The track can be cycled in one day or multi-day trips. We also offer a luggage transfers.

Cougar Line

Award-winning with over 25 years' experience assisting with Queen Charlotte Track plans. Our Round Trip Track Pass offers boat travel to/from anywhere on the track with a jetty and includes luggage transfers free-of-charge each day to accommodation. Group enquiries welcome.

P + 64 3 573 7925 or 0800 504 090

Endeavour Heights Homestay

If you’re looking for quiet, peaceful stay at end of day 1 or 2 of the QCT, then check us out. Coffee/tea facilities, bar fridge containing beer, wine, juice, nibbles available for purchase. Shared kitchen-small oven, stove, dining table, BBQ.

Fat Cod Backpackers

We make it easy. Closest hostel to Interislander Ferry, across the road from Bluebridge and Intercity drop offs, i-SITE and foreshore. Store your car while out on track (conditions apply). Great for groups. Free wifi, seasonal breakfast, hot soup (may-august).

Furneaux Lodge

Furneaux Lodge offers one-bedroom waterfront apartments & self-contained two-bedroom units with award-winning restaurant. It?s the first stop on the Queen Charlotte Track, looking out over the calm, clear waters of Endeavour Inlet, surrounded by 2000 acres of native virgin forest.

P + 64 3 579 8259

Great Rides App

The only mobile app designed for the NZ Great Rides and a national partner of the NZ Cycle Trail. Working offline it offers GPS tracking, over 1,500+ pages of maps, photos and trail section descriptions. Download it free today!

Harbour View Motel

12 Luxurious and spacious self-contained studio units [sleep 1-3 persons] with private balconies all overlooking Picton Harbour, marina and surrounding landscape. Central location, minutes walk from the water's edge, town centre, cafes and tourist boat operators.

Jasmine Court Motel

The ideal place to stay before/after biking the Queen Charlotte Track. Modern self-contained, studio, 1 & 2 bedroom accommodations. 3 mins walk to Track departure wharf. Guest laundry on site and some rooms have washer/dryer facilities.

Katabatic Charters

Locally built, owned and operated water transport service based in Picton, Queen Charlotte Sounds.
Accommodation with all domestic facilities. Bike rack for MTB’s.

P +64 21 654 267

Lochmara Lodge

Marlborough's most unique attraction and accommodation. Arrive at the Lodge via a well-maintained side track. Discover walks, endangered species, native flora/fauna, Underwater Observatory, sculpture trail, art gallery. Relax in hammocks, indulge in spa/massage, enjoy Marlborough's food wine at licensed restaurant.

Mahana Lodge

Mahana Lodge is an ideal spot for an overnight stay, 27km from Ship Cove, 44 km from Anakiwa. Our sunny beachfront lodge with wonderful views over the Bay offers ensuite twin or double rooms. All meals and drinks are available.

Marlborough Sounds Adventure Co.

Located on the Picton waterfront, right next to water taxis. Hire one of our quality Scott Scale 760, front suspension bikes, specifically set for the QCT. Hire bike only or a complete package including water transfers, bike hire, land passes.

Miners Farmstay and Campground

Get to Picton in morning, Ship Cove in afternoon, then just 15 km ride. Walk to antimony mine, kayak, fish or relax with a beer and BBQ. Meals available for guests. Camp store - basic supplies, limited cycle repair items.

Mistletoe Bay Eco Village

Our exciting eco-village comprises eight new whare [cabins] with bathroom, sleeping and living areas for six. A new high-tech kitchen and meeting room adjacent provides cooking and dining facilities.
Catering available on request. BBQ facilities. Over 50 campsites are available.

Ngahere Hou

The midway point of Queen Charlotte Track, Ngahere Hou is a peaceful forest retreat, unique off-the-grid experience to recharge batteries. Relax in comfortable Yurt or Summerhouse. Self-contained, self-catering with hot tub, bbq. Private beach to swim/kayak or enjoy the views.

P +64 21 0224 1915

Picton Top10 Holiday Park

Just minutes from the ferry terminals, Picton TOP10 Holiday Park is located close to Picton marina with all transport options for the Queen Charlotte Track nearby. Our friendly knowledgeable staff will give advice or arrange any activities/sightseeing trips for you.

Picton Yacht Club Hotel

Picton's premier hotel with 48 well-appointed rooms. Stunning harbour views, Conference/function room, Top class restaurant, Pool side bar, Courtesy pick-up. We are happy to arrange full/half day winery tours. Fishing, kayaking and walking trips also available.

Punga Cove Resort

A stay at Punga Cove brings instant relaxation. Ideal for your first night's stay, just two minutes from Camp Bay. Accommodation for all tastes plus fully-licensed cafe & restaurant, spa baths, bike racks, internet, first aid, maintenance for bikes.

Resolution Bay Cabins

Enjoy our rustic accommodation in tranquil paradise. Trampers huts or fully self-contained cabins and campsites. Home-style meals provided by prior arrangement. Free swimming/kayak. Feed the tame Blue Cod.

P + 64 3 579 9411

Sea Kayak Adventures

Just 4km away we are the closest provider of quality mountain bikes to the Queen Charlotte Track. We have rental or guided rates from half-day through to as many days as you like. Local accommodation close to the track nearby.

Smiths Farm Holiday Park

Smiths Farm is based on a working farm centrally located in the Marlborough Sounds. 3km to the Queen Charlotte Track. Farm walks. Pet animals. Glow worms. MTB and sea kayak hire 500m. Range of accommodation options. Enviro Silver.

P + 64 800 727 578

The Portage

Experience the best Marlborough has to offer. An ideal 2 or 3 night stay to enjoy biking NZ’s Queen Charlotte Track, cruising, wildlife eco-tours, kayaking, fishing or sailing. Food options: quality restaurant dining to a café overlooking the Sounds.

The Sounds Retreat

In the stunning Marlborough Sounds, The Sounds Retreat is a spectacular paradise showcasing nature and luxury living at its finest. Located just 5 minutes from the Queen Charlotte Track, a single suite offers unparalleled service and exquisite creature comforts.

The Villa Backpackers Lodge

100 year old character home, centrally-located, relaxing gardens. Biker-friendly, lockable undercover storage, bike washing, laundry facilities, BBQ. Sunny, secure rooms (private to dorms). Free wifi, hot spa, track booking service, ferry pick up, breakfast & apple crumble in off season.

P + 64 3 573 6598

Tombstone Motel, Lodge & Backpackers

Great views, breakfast included year-round. Secure storage for bikes and luggage, free unlimited wifi in every room, 3-minute walk from Bluebridge ferry, free shuttle from Interislander, Pool & Table tennis, gym, pizza oven, BBQ , laundry, all room types available.

Treetops Backpackers

Twin or double rooms (own sleeping bags or made up beds/towels) Hot showers - Bag pick up, fully equipped kitchen (or we are just up behind the Resort for eating out)

Wilderness Guides Marlborough Sounds

Wilderness Guides is the largest provider of mountain bike tours and independent hire for the Queen Charlotte Track. From our Picton base, we can handle all your arrangements – including bike hire, accommodation, luggage transfers and water transport.

P +64 3 573 5432 or 0800 266 266