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Ngakuta Bay, Marlborough Sounds.

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Ngakuta Bay, Marlborough Sounds.

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Entire home

3 bedrooms2 bathroomsSleeps 6

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Pet-friendly
  • Washer
  • Barbecue grill
  • Fireplace
Ngakuta Bay, Marlborough

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary12 min drive
  • Popular LocationEdwin Fox16 min drive
  • Popular LocationPicton Ferry Terminal22 min drive
  • AirportBlenheim (BHE-Woodbourne)39 min drive

Space details

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6
Bedroom 1
    2 single beds
Bedroom 2
    1 child bed
Bedroom 3
    1 queen bed
Bathroom 1

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Ngakuta Bay, Marlborough Sounds.

Holiday home in Ngakuta Bay with kitchen and fireplace
This is a beachfront property in Ngakuta Bay. It is 15 minutes drive from Picton around Queen Charlotte Drive.

This bach offers amazing views of the bay. Absolutely gorgeous! Check out the guest book for feedback. There is a lovely beach for safe swimming and water skiing right in the bay. Kayaking is also popular in the summer.

It is wonderful place to unwind but is close to many other places you can explore.

It has a Sky transmitter It has a small 14" TV in the lounge area. It receives Channels 1,2,3, and Prime. You can bring your own sky box from home if you would prefer.
Internet is available

There is a public boat ramp in the bay to allow you to explore and/or fish the waterways of Queen Charlotte Sound. There is a mooring available with the bach at a cost of $5.00 per night

Picton has many tourist activities available such as boat cruises, bush walks, cafes, and the Interislander.

Within 30 minutes drive are the famous wineries of Marlborough. Do the tour of the wineries and have a beautiful meal at one of the local wineries.
Special conditions:
There is a two night minimum stay from the beginning of October to the end of March.
Pets allowed with prior approval.
Mooring available with prior approval. Cost of $5.00 per night.
Smoking outside only

NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave; Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);
Guest accommodation at this holiday home offers fireplaces and DVD players. Kitchens offer fridges, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Rae Davenport
Speaks English

Property amenities


  • Internet access


  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • 3 bedrooms


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Shower

Living spaces

  • Fireplace


  • TV with cable/satellite service
  • DVD player
  • Stereo

Outdoor areas

  • Barbecue


  • Washing machine


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Phone

Things to do

  • Swimming nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Winery tours nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby


  • Sleeps 6

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Check-in time starts at 1:00 PM


Check-out before 12:00 PM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets are allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Ngakuta Bay Marlborough Sounds House
Ngakuta Bay Marlborough Sounds
Ngakuta lborough Sounds House
Ngakuta Bay Marlborough Sounds
Ngakuta Bay Marlborough Sounds.
Ngakuta Bay, Marlborough Sounds. Ngakuta Bay
Ngakuta Bay, Marlborough Sounds. Private vacation home

About this area

Ngakuta Bay

Located in Ngakuta Bay, this holiday home is in an area with good shopping. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Okiwa Bay and Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary, while Picton Museum and Edwin Fox Museum are cultural highlights. Waitohi Recreational Reserve and EcoWorld Aquarium are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with scuba diving and fishing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking and mountain biking.

What's nearby

  • Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary - 12 min drive
  • Waitohi Recreational Reserve - 14 min drive
  • Edwin Fox Museum - 16 min drive
  • Edwin Fox - 16 min drive
  • Picton Ferry Terminal - 22 min drive

Getting around

  • Blenheim (BHE-Woodbourne) - 39 min drive


  • Picton Village Bakkerij - 14 min drive
  • Thai Panda - 14 min drive
  • Gusto - 15 min drive
  • Kentucky Eataways - 15 min drive
  • Bakehouse Cafe - 15 min drive

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 20 out of 29 reviews
5 - Excellent 69%
Rating 4 - Good. 7 out of 29 reviews
4 - Good 24%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 29 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 29 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 29 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%






Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Thanks for a great stay! The host was very helpful and communicative, the bach had everything we needed and was in a perfect spot. Will definitely visit again!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Queen Charlotte Sound getaway
Driving onto this property through the ancient solid gate with ivy covered walls was like going back in time in a good way. Iconic Kiwi Bach with fantastic views and a lovely log fire! Even dogs allowed! Fantastic stay thank you

5/5 Excellent

Beautiful bay
Was a in a beautiful bay, house was just what we were looking for had a great time will return

5/5 Excellent

Ngakuta Bay
It is in a lovely setting. We enjoyed our stay and it was well positioned so we could have a very good look around the Sounds.

5/5 Excellent

Fabulous location
Lovely kiwi Bach; frosty weather when we stayed but kept nice & toasty by the fire. Enjoyed walking the dog and relaxing with good book& doing a jigsaw. Not too far to Picton for supplies or a coffee