Nydia Lodge

Image: Peter Brady | DOC

Introduction

Nydia Lodge, nestled in the bush on the south coast of Nydia Bay, sleeps up to 50 people in nine bunkrooms.

Accommodation overview

Access

  • Boat
  • Foot

Occupancy

  • Sole
  • Shared

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • Kitchen - fully equipped
  • Lighting
  • Shower - hot
  • Toilet - flush

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Kayaking and canoeing
  • Mountain biking
  • Swimming
  • Walking and tramping

About this lodge

Features

The lodge is nestled on a large grassed area at the edge of the bush on the south side of Nydia Bay.

Facilities

  • Sleeps 50 in 9 bunkrooms
  • Electric lighting (powered by generator up to 10 pm)
  • Fully equipped kitchen - gas oven and hobs, pots, pans, cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery
  • Large hall/dining room
  • BBQ
  • Wheelchair accessible (including 3 of the 9 bunkrooms)
  • Jetty
  • Hot showers
  • Flush toilets

Bunkroom interior at Nydia Lodge. Photo: Margot Ferrier.
One of the bunkrooms at Nydia Lodge

Nydia Lodge kitchen. Photo: Margot Ferrier.
Nydia Lodge kitchen

Getting there

Nydia Bay, Pelorus Sound. The lodge can be accessed by boat, walking or mountain biking. Water transport can be arranged with operators in Havelock. Walking or mountain biking access is via the Nydia Track.

Fees

Shared occupancy

Adult: $18.00 per night
Youth/child: $9.00 per night

Groups of 11 or more

Adult: $13.50 per night
Youth/child: $7 per night

School and school aged education groups eg Girl Guides

Adults: $12 per night
Youth/child: $7 per night

This gives you a bunk and shared kitchen and bathroom facilities.

Note: A minimum fee of $36.00 for up to 2 people applies per night 1 May - 31 October.

Sole occupancy

$450 per night guarantees sole occupancy of the lodge for your group.

Full payment is required at the time of booking.

Bookings

2020/2021 bookings

We'll advise the date that bookings will open for stays from 1 August 2020 to 30 June 2021 in mid-July.

You'll need an account on our booking system for campsites, huts and lodges to make a booking - create an account from Tuesday 23 June 2020.

Bookings for 1 July 2020 to 31 July 2020

To check availability and book for stays from 1 July 2020 to 31 July 2020 inclusive, call the DOC Nelson Visitor Centre +64 3 546 8210, to make a manual booking for you. Payment by credit card (Visa or Mastercard). The confirmation letter will be sent via email.

All bookings, modifications, changes and cancellations will be processed manually for this time period. Cancellation terms and conditions apply.

Bookings are required all year.

Book Nydia Lodge online.

A $10 service fee applies to all phone, email and in-person bookings.

Keys

The lodge is locked year round, note the access arrangements below:

1 May to 31 October You will receive a lock box code on confirmation of your online booking. The lockbox will have a key to access your bunkroom, the kitchen and bathrooms.

1 November to 30 April A hut warden is present who will unlock the premises.

Activities

Nydia Lodge is a great base for boating, walking, fishing, mountain biking and swimming and is well suited to those using the Nydia Track, as well as to large groups.

Know before you go

  • No dogs or pets.
  • No fires.

Contacts

Whakatū / Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 546 9339
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   nelsonvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
79 Trafalgar Street
Nelson 7010
Postal Address:   Private Bag 5
Nelson 7042
Waitohi / Picton Office
Phone:   +64 3 520 3002
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   picton@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Port Marlborough Building
14 Auckland Street
Picton 7220
Postal Address:   PO Box 161
Picton 7250
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