Beautiful, spacious, private and sooo relaxing....

Bach or holiday home | Ngakuta Bay | #3040

9.6/10 (37 ratings)
  • 13 Guests
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 9 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking



Beautiful Ngakuta Bay is set in the prime area of Queen Charlotte Sound.

It is a 15 minute drive to Picton or to the start of The Queen Charlotte track and 30 minutes to Marlborough's wineries.

Our picturesque bay has a large grass reserve to lovely safe swimming beach,a good boat ramp, a new jetty and ski lane. The bay has an excellent mountain biking /walking track that has spectacular views of Queen Charlotte sound and in our opinion views equal to anything seen on the Queen Charlotte track.

This area is a kayaking /boating paradise and has won NZ tourism wards and international recognition for its scenic beauty for both summer and winter.

Our large architectural designed holiday home is situated in main Ngakuta Bay where the sandy beaches and boat ramp are [not in Little Ngakuta Bay]. It is a sunny resort style property for both summer and winter and is only a 2 min walk to the safe sandy swimming beach.The home is warm and is set in 1/2 an acre of private,lovely landscaped grounds with spacious flat lawns and is fully fenced.

The three living areas all open out to attractive decks [at ground level] and a lush courtyard BBQ area for dining.

* Sky digital 40+ MULTI room [2 wide screen TVs] including sky sports 1,2,&3 no need to fight over the choice of channels with the children.

* The games room has a table tennis table and some childrens books and toys.

* We have 2 kayaks with childrens and adults life jackets available for your use.

* A 14ft round trampoline provides extra fun for the kids.

* Plenty of off-street parking.

* 2 large fridge freezers for plenty of food and beverage storage.

* We have linen available for hire for $20 per person per stay.

* 4th bedroom can be made up as a 3rd double bed if required or left as 2 singles and 1 single bunk set.

If you wish to bring a dog please enquire.

Our lay out is flexible ,we are happy to split kingbed if singles are needed or to put 2 singles together to create a double.



  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Boat ramp
  • Canoe(s)
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Highchair
  • Kayak(s)
  • Life jackets
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ®
  • Toddler safe
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • bdrm 2

    1 x Super king bed

  • bdrm 3

    1 x Bunk bed
    1 x Single bed

  • bdrm 4

    1 x Bunk bed
    2 x Single bed

  • master bdrm

    1 x Queen bed

  • playroom

    2 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Extras: Cleaning $100.00 per stay (required); Linen $20.00 per person (optional)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Low Season
19-Aug-17 to 30-Nov-17
$200+/night $200+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $18/night; Children: $18/night;
2 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season
01-Dec-17 to 21-Dec-17
$280+/night $280+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $18/night; Children: $18/night;
2 night minimum stay
High Season
22-Dec-17 to 31-Jan-18
$400+/night $400+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $15/night; Children: $15/night;
7 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season
01-Feb-18 to 28-Feb-18
$280+/night $280+/night
For up to 6 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $18/night; Children: $18/night;
2 night minimum stay
Low Season
01-Mar-18 to 19-Nov-18
$200+/night $200+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $18/night; Children: $18/night;
2 night minimum stay

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (74)

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  • Easy to find and great location ??

    Easy to find and great location ??

    joh91343 100%|1x Jun 2017

  • Great large property with plenty of space to accomodate large groups or...

    Great large property with plenty of space to accomodate large groups or families. Large section with a beautiful lawn to enjoy in the summer weather. The house functions well as a get away in both summer and the off-season months. Ping pong table is a great asset!

    AbbeyGr1 100%|1x Jun 2017

  • One of the very best in our experience! We were enthralled by...

    One of the very best in our experience! We were enthralled by the stars, sitting out on the trampoline at night. We enjoyed a nice walk down towards Governor's Bay, a very tasty and scenic brunch at Le Cafe in Picton, and wonderful cruise out onto the Sounds. Most of all, though, the house was absolutely gorgeous! We loved the beautiful gardens, the amazing location, and the exceptionally relaxing home. And, of course, it was great to have a private gallery for some truly amazing art!

    BrandonKi2 100%|7x May 2017

  • Property very clean but bathroom arrangements were a challenge

    Property very clean but bathroom arrangements were a challenge. Price was fair for value received. The web site gave us the expectation that the property was on the water but did not damper our experience. Great facility for families. Overall property was satisfactory as long as we did not have to travel to picton.

    DaveG847 100%|2x Apr 2017

    Owner/manager responds:

    Our Bathroom set up is very normal for NZ homes. Downstairs has Bathroom with bath ,shower and basin and there is a separate toilet. Upstairs has the usual ensuite bathroom with shower, basin and toilet as mentioned in the listing information.Also If you read my listing you will see that we clearly state in the 2nd sentence that Ngakuta Bay is a 15 min drive to Picton,It is not in Picton township, but not as remote as other bays are. We also mention that we are a 2 min timed walk to the beach.

    cathin277 100%|81x

  • Outstanding property with wonderful owners

    Outstanding property with wonderful owners. The house is situated in expansive grounds with a variety of perinals and established trees. The house is devine and well suited to families. Great facilities on offer: table tennis, Sky TV, kayaks, whitewater and close to a pop-up coffee and milkshake bar and the boat ramp. Thank you and we will be back.

    jenner57 100%|1x Jan 2017

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