Punga Cove Resort

Welcome to Punga Cove

Be surrounded by nature’s beauty.

Set amongst stunning scenery in the magnificent Marlborough Sounds, Punga Cove is the perfect retreat, surrounded by nature. Choose from our stylish suites, spacious studios and retro chalets or our larger apartments for families and groups. Our basic rooms cater for those on a budget.

You won't go hungry at Punga Cove - the Boatshed Cafe & Bar at the jetty has a casual all-day menu and our hilltop Punga Fern Restaurant offers smart casual dining.

Getting here is easy - by boat from Picton, by foot or bike on the Queen Charlotte Track, or by scenic drive. And, once you're here you can choose to relax and enjoy the many views, or enjoy the wide range of land and water-based activities on offer, including:

  • walking
  • biking
  • swimming - pool, sea & spa
  • kayaking
  • paddleboarding

Accommodation at Punga Cove

We offer a range of hillside accommodation featuring scenic water views for couples, groups and those on a budget.

Frond Suites

Five premium 1-bedroom hillside suites with water views. King bed or twin beds - sleeps two.


Four comfortable 2-bedroom apartments with water views. King bed or twin beds – sleeps four.

Fern Studios

Two spacious studios with water views. King bed or twin beds - sleeps two.

Koru Chalets

Six cosy retro chalets with water views. Queen bed – sleeps two.

Awarded Silver!

We are very proud to have been recognised by Qualmark for our work to conserve, preserve and enhance our stunning natural environment, not just here in our cove, but in the wider Marlborough Sounds and beyond.

Check out the video

Get a taste of Punga Cove Set, amongst stunning scenery, and its stunning surrounding with our latest video

Room refresh

Our suites, apartments, chalets and studios have had their interiors refreshed in time for summer.