A full range of accommodation sits along the Queen Charlotte Track. Choose from lodges, self-contained baches and homestays, through to backpackers and campsites.

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Punga Cove and Furneaux Lodge

Our sister resorts, Punga Cove and Furneaux Lodge are based in picture-perfect Endeavour Inlet, surrounded by nature’s splendour. Cougar Line's boats visit both lodges and their restaurants several times a day.

Located directly along the Queen Charlotte Track, and with a range of accommodation options, Furneaux Lodge and Punga Cove are the perfect overnight option for walkers and mountain bikers. Check out their websites to book your accommodation and Cougar Line for water transport.

Furneaux Lodge

The view from a Cook's Cottage at Furneaux Lodge overlooks the furnished outdoor deck, sweeping green lawn and Endeavour Inlet in the Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand
Water views at Furneaux Lodge

Located at the head of Endeavour Inlet in the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, Furneaux Lodge has a backdrop of native forest and lush rolling lawns right to the stunning green-blue water. Perfect for the first night’s stay while walking the Queen Charlotte Track or for a longer break, the lodge offers fresh Marlborough cuisine or casual meals at the Furneaux Restaurant.

Accommodation choices range from contemporary suites to family-friendly cottages to hikers’ cabins – ask us about your options and how to get there.

Punga Cove

The private furnished balcony of a Frond Suite at Punga Cove has sweeping views across Endeavour Inlet in the Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand
Views from Punga Cove balcony

Set amongst stunning scenery in the magnificent Marlborough Sounds, Punga Cove is the perfect retreat, surrounded by nature. Its location in Endeavour Inlet makes Punga Cove a great choice while walking or mountain biking the Queen Charlotte Track, or for a longer Marlborough Sounds holiday. Punga Cove offers fine dining at the Punga Fern Restaurant and casual meals at the waterfront Boatshed Cafe & Bar.

Choose from cosy chalets, self-contained family apartments, contemporary and luxury suites, or budget-friendly cabins – ask us about your options and how to get there.

Other lodges and resorts

Tawa Cove Cabins Endeavour Inlet
Bluewater Lodge Endeavour Inlet
Mahana Lodge Endeavour Inlet
Hopewell Lodge Hopewell, Kenepuru Sound
Bay of Many Coves Resort Bay of Many Coves
The Portage Portage, Kenepuru Sound
Lochmara Lochmara Bay
Te Mahia Bay Resort Te Mahia Bay, Kenepuru Sound
Mistletoe Bay Eco Village Mistletoe Bay
Tirimoana House Anakiwa


Schoolhouse Bay (DOC) Resolution Bay
Camp Bay (DOC) Endeavour Inlet
Cowshed Bay (DOC) Portage
Mistletoe Bay Eco Village Mistletoe Bay


Furneaux Lodge - Hikers Cabins Endeavour Inlet
Punga Cove - Basecamp Endeavour Inlet
Treetops Backpackers Portage
Mistletoe Bay Eco Village Mistletoe Bay
Anakiwa Lodge Anakiwa


Resolution Bay Cabins Resolution Bay
Ngahere Hou Kenepuru Head
Anakiwa 401 Anakiwa
Kulak Rent A House Marlborough Sounds


Luggage pick up points along the track