Accommodation partners

There are plenty of local accommodation options to choose from catering for a diverse range of budgets:

Raetihi Lodge

Raetihi Lodge is a private, luxurious, boutique lodge with fourteen ensuite rooms available for exclusive use. It has all inclusive, fine dining facilities nestled on the foreshore of Kenepuru Sound among 20 hectares of native bush.
Raetihi Lodge

Hopewell Lodge

Hopewell is a multi award winning, beautiful, self catering retreat with a secluded beach, hot tub and glow worms, its own walking tracks for photographers and nature lovers and so much more. Check its awards.
Hopewell Lodge

Te Mahia Bay Resort

Te Mahia is a stunning and sun drenched bay on the Southern shore of Kenepuru Sound with separate motel accommodation or hotel rooms in the heritage building. It looks directly across the Sound to the golf course and a water taxi can have you near the course in a short space of time.
Te Mahia Bay Resort

The Portage Hotel

A favourite resting spot on the Queen Charlotte Track, the Portage is a THC group hotel well set up for groups as well as individuals, couples or families and offers full hotel facilities with easy water access and shuttle from Picton. It takes an hour to drive to Nopera from Portage, and the alternative water taxi ride offers world class scenery.
The Portage Hotel

For a more extensive list of stopovers see Destination Marlborough or Pelorus Promotions. If you are in the district for a tour you will not be disappointed with the likes of Te Rawa Lodge, Punga Cove Resort, On the Track Lodge, Furneaux Lodge, Havelock Garden Motel. This list is far from exhaustive.

Transport partners

Coleman Post.

Adam Coleman is the lifeline of Kenepuru Sound and provides delivery of goods from town as well as the mail five days of the week, rain, hail, shine, closures and road restrictions notwithstanding. He is a legend.
Contact 0272558882.

Pelorus Air

Fly direct to the Course.
Pelorus Air

Pelorus Tours

Not just a water taxi. Gary and Ellen Orchard can provide and host a range of maritime activities to enhance your visit to our course.
Pelorus Tours

Kenepuru Water Taxi

Pete Bigley is a local water taxi service providing fast efficient and friendly transfers in the Kenepuru.
Kenepuru Water Taxi

Havelock Water Taxi

Their services are available 24/7 all year round. Pets are allowed on board too.
Havelock Water Taxi

The Mail Boat

Part of the Marlborough tour company which can give you the full experience of the region, not just the Sounds. Website: -Tours, transfers and taxis, based in Havelock.
The Mail Boat

Johnsons Barge Service

Roll on, roll off service from Havelock. Nothing too big or too small.
Johnsons Barge Service

Sponsors and Donors


Croquet is a recent addition to our club and there have been some initial setup costs for equipment which have to a large extent been met by sponsorship from the local community. In particular we wish to thank:

  • Raetihi Lodge
  • Off Grid Electrical Services
  • Pelorus Tours Ltd
  • Rural Women NZ Kenepuru Branch
  • Nopera Farm
  • Lyel and Gillian Neal
  • Laurence and Sheryl O’Connell
  • Gary and Vicki Wells
  • St. Omer House
  • Chapman family
  • Kelly family of Easthaven


Our Golf Club has been heavily dependent upon sponsorships and grants, especially during the redevelopment phase of the last five years. Our regular teebox sponsors and their personal contacts are listed below. Please support them in your commercial dealings.

  • Aquaserv - Giles Draper
  • Bayleys Marlborough - Will Porter, Georgia and Claudia Ryan
  • Blenheim ITM - Rick May
  • Bow to Stern Chandlery - Leon Williamson, Michelle Phelps
  • Clearwater Mussels - John Young, Lyn Godsiff
  • Cuddon - John and Robyn Cuddon
  • HNH Developments - Hendrik Hauertmann
  • Hopewell Lodge - Lynley and Mike Clegg
  • Kotare Marine Farm - Sandra and Andrew King
  • Mikes Mowers Blenheim - Dave and Kathy Eden (and Bonnie)!
  • Noel Templeton Optometrist - Noel Templeton
  • Port Marlborough - Connie and Steve
  • Power Boat Centre (Christchurch) - John Dick
  • Raetihi Lodge - Alan and Liane Campbell
  • Southern Turf - Lyell Marfell
  • Te Mahia - Jann and Trevor Hook
  • Trimax Mower - Becky Sees
  • Ziegler - Ursula and Peter

Another big thank you to Lamirana Photography who allowed us to use some of her stunning images on this website.

Other Golf Clubs

We have a sister club arrangement with Koura Bay Golf Resort.