How To Get Here

The Bluewater Lodge is boat access only, the trip out is as much a part of
your Marlborough Sounds experience as the view from the lodge''

The only way to get to our brilliant eco-retreat is by kayak, water taxi, by foot, or helicopter.

Getting to Picton

Picton is our nearest town.

Either take a ferry from Wellington (3 hrs):
Interislander, Bluebridge

Or fly into Blenheim or Picton airport. Picton is 25mins drive north from Blenheim.
Air New Zealand, Sounds Air

From Picton to the lodge

Water transport to the lodge is available in Picton. Contact these operators for prices, timetables and information:

Cougar Line

An option if you are dropped off at Ship Cove it is a 12 kms walk to us.


On leaving the jetty, turn right and walk 5 minutes up the Queen Charlotte Track, follow the signs up the stairs. Watch this video for directions to The Art of Awareness Yoga and Meditation Studio at Bluewater Lodge.

Note the path is steep and may not be suitable for those with mobility problems.

See you soon!

The Blue Water Lodge Marlborough Sounds New Zealand