The YHA Anakiwa lodge has some excellent facilities and a good variety of different areas.
Here you can find you own space or mix with other travellers as desired...
Hot Spa Pool
- Take a soak in the large luxury spa pool to wind down after your day on the track or out kayaking.
- Acrylic glasses available for wine and beer.
- Spa maintained daily to ensure optimum water quality.
- The spa is freely available for guest use with large spa towels supplied. (A small charge for our dorm room guests )
Kitchen / Dining & Meals
- Large self catering kitchen and dining facilities with fridge, oven, microwaves, pots, pans, crockery & cutlery and gas barbeque in courtyard. A quality audio CD system is provided for music over dinner.
- A popular "TV free zone" with tables for conversation and/or board games in the evening.
- Gourmet quality "Heat & Eat" meals for lunch/dinner are usually available here from Oct to March.
Our current menu
Beef Lasagne with Ratatouille
Moroccan Lamb Tangine with Couscous
Thai Red Chicken Curry with Jasmine Rice
- Continental breakfast tray options.
- Note: While we have meals available at the lodge there are no shops locally. If you have any special food requirements, please let us know when you book your accommodation.
- We have single modern Perception Swing sit-on kayaks freely available for our guests to use. A double (tandem) kayak can also be provided upon request.
- Large and stable, they are easy to paddle and great for exploring the calm water in the local bays. Life jackets and kayak trolleys included.
Movie Theatre & Games Lounge
- A totally separate space to sit and relax, watch the rugby or just curl up with a book.
- Select from a library of over 350 DVD's and retire to our big screen lounge. Drama, action, comedy - it's your choice!
- A quality 5.1 theatre surround sound system and comfortable leather couches .
- Wide selection of books and indoor games, puzzles - a good selection for occupying children.
- Great relaxing evening entertainment. Our guests love it!
Broadband Internet & WiFi & Phones
- Dedicated Hi Speed guest internet feed with no data caps. Ideal for updating Facebook or Skype and send your photos home.
- Free access to YHA travel network bookings
- You can stay in touch with everyone back home with email or skype on our internet workstation.
- Use your laptop or smart phone to connect to our WiFi in your room or the lounge.
- Free local phone calls - no card needed
- Free NZ network sims for your visitor mobiles
- Super low cost VOIP national/international calls.
- Guest laundry - washers & driers
- Free car/boat parking available
- Swing ball, Volley Ball Court
- Storage - Luggage/Bikes
- Free local knowledge & Booking Service
- Wine/Beer available - for house guests only
- Transport to all local destinations.
- Local vineyard wine tour available