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It’s all about the getaway

Base yourself at The Portage, a THC Group hotel, and experience a little taste of everything Marlborough has to offer.

The Portage is the perfect year-round destination for families or couples to enjoy the outdoors and get away. Whether you want to explore nature, enjoy a winery tour in Picton, cruise the Marlborough Sounds, walk or cycle New Zealand’s famous Queen Charlotte Track, experience a wildlife eco-tour, sea kayak, fish or sail on Kenepuru Sound, we’ve got you covered.

With 1,500 kilometres of coastline in the Marlborough Sounds, there are plenty of opportunities to escape from the hustle and bustle and explore this wondrous area of New Zealand. Discover the perfect place to relax and recharge with uninterrupted views from your balcony to the beautiful bays and native bush-clad hills. 

There is no shortage of activities at The Portage — walking, tramping, kayaking (hired from Picton), fishing or just relaxing.

Wine, water and wilderness are all on your doorstep. For families and couples, this idyllic location allows you so many options to spend time together in one of New Zealand’s most wondrous places.

Walk the Queen Charlotte Track, and you will be rewarded with stunning views of Queen Charlotte and Kenepuru Sounds and encounters with native birds such as the fantail and weka. The Portage is a short walk from the track.

Dining options range from the slightly more formal setting of The Portage Restaurant and Bar to the laid-back Snapper Bar and Eatery on the beachfront. Both venues offer outside seating and have spectacular views of the famous sunken valleys and lush rainforests of the Marlborough Sounds. For parents, take some time out and relax, take in the sights and sounds while you enjoy our selection of local Marlborough wines on offer. For children, we have a range of free games and activities available from reception.

THC The Portage is your Marlborough accommodation base for exploring the magic of the Marlborough Sounds. Book your next stay directly with us and use the code “FAMILY TIMES” to receive our special rate when booking. Tell us your favourite adventure activity when you make a reservation, and we’ll arrange it for you.


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