Due to its breathtaking natural scenery, pristine environment and unrivalled snapper fishing; the Portage is as iconic in the minds of many New Zealanders, as the Huka Lodge is in the North Island.
For those visiting or residing in the Kenepuru, the Portage Resort now offers the best of both worlds- Untouched natural environment, but with Resort facilities, service and management.35 resort style rooms are spread throughout the native gardens with views down the turquoise waters of the Kenepuru Sounds and out onto conservation reserve bush clad ranges.
The premier resort in the Marlborough Sounds.
Several million has been spent on a stylish resort upgrade to this original 1912 Hotel. The refit designed by leading NZ architect Pete Bosley has reinforced the Portage Resort’s reputation as one of the premier resorts in the Marlborough Sounds.
Residents and visitors alike continue to enjoy a range of excellent facilities at the Resort- From fine wine and dining to casual Snapper Bar atmosphere by the water, (excellent coffee!), resort hotel stays to back-packers rooms. The Resort is also renowned for its Wedding and conference facilities.