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About | Ngahere Hou

Perfectly situated at the halfway point on the Queen Charlotte Track at Kenepuru Head, Kate and Ian at Ngahere Hou invite you to indulge in a half time break “Glam-Camping” in the luxury and comfort of a 6 metre Yurt or yurt-style Summerhouse cabin….and with an organic breakfast included!

Wekas at your feet and bellbirds all around this unique off-the-grid experience will definitely recharge your batteries. Relax in comfort in a Yurt or Summerhouse. Self contained and self catering with hot tub and bbq you can be social or private, reflective and active. A private beach to swim or kayak and the estuary to explore or just relax and enjoy the amazing views.

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Great Rides

Ian Hamlin & Kate Betteley


There are three accommodation options:

  • The Yurt: sleeps 4
  • The Summerhouse: sleeps 2
  • Or have the whole place to yourself with Yurt+ (sleeps 6)
  • BBQ
  • Hot tub
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Walk the Track

You can walk the track in 3-5 days, set your own pace.
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Bike The Track

The Charlotte Track is one of New Zealand's Great Rides with 72km of continuous single track.
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Activities & Packages

Walk, kayak, bike, cruise or enjoy a guided eco tour, take your pick.
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Enjoy all the Queen Charlotte Track has to offer

Walk or bike the real New Zealand, in the heart of the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, where the mountains meet the sea.