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Property Ref: 69320

Exciting Business Opportunity in the Marlborough Sounds

Property Type: Leisure

Sale Type: Business only

Region: Marlborough

Price: Business For Sale - $195,000 + GST

Broker: Tracey Green

Mobile: +64 22 410 8710


Discover an extraordinary business opportunity strategically nestled at the gateway of the renowned Queen Charlotte Track and along the picturesque Link Pathway. Tailored for outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers, this business offers guided walks, mountain bike rentals, and kayaking adventures, allowing visitors to explore the breathtaking Queen Charlotte Track and the stunning Marlborough Sounds.

Seeking that perfect balance between work and leisure, this venture operates for six months over the summer season while enjoying winters off. In 2023, the business successfully rebounded to pre-COVID trading levels, and forward bookings are indicating another prosperous summer ahead.

Key Business Features

  • Located in Anakiwa, a captivating part of the iconic Marlborough Sounds, this business strategically benefits from its proximity to the Link Pathway and Queen Charlotte Track.
  • Enjoy the security of a long-term lease agreement for the base building and land, with rights to renew.
  • An onsite cabin offers versatile use, serving as manager accommodation or additional office space.
  • The business boasts a well-maintained fleet of rental equipment, including kayaks, hardtail mountain bikes, and essential accessories.
  • Efficiently manage operations with two reliable vehicles (1x Toyota Hiace 2006 + 1x Toyota Hiace 2007 4×4).
  • An established website and reservation system streamline bookings.
  • Trailers are available for the seamless transportation of luggage and kayaks.
  • Benefit from multiple DOC concessions, enhancing the business’s offerings and potential.

This exceptional opportunity is ideally suited for individuals who thrive in the great outdoors, possess a passion for adventure, and aspire to transform their enthusiasm into a rewarding livelihood.


  • Nestled in Anakiwa, the business enjoys an ideal location to cater to adventure enthusiasts tapping into the Queen Charlotte Track and Link Pathway.
  • Its strategic placement ensures convenient access to the exciting range of activities offered, making it a sought-after destination for adventure seekers.
  • Positioned at the head of the 73 km long Queen Charlotte Track, one of New Zealand’s Great Rides and an iconic multi-day walk.
  • Situated along the Link Pathway, the business provides travellers with 42 km of scenic trails to explore, stretching from Havelock to Picton, with Anakiwa as a pivotal point.
  • Conveniently located just a 30-minute drive from the bustling port town of Picton.

Whether you’re an experienced outdoor guide or a passionate adventurer eager to share your love for the outdoors with others, this business offers a platform for growth and success. Don’t miss the chance to own and operate a business that celebrates the spirit of adventure in one of New Zealand’s most stunning and sought-after locations.

Owners will consider any offers presented.

For more information or to arrange your private viewing, please contact specialist Accommodation Business Broker, Tracey Green on +64 022 410 8710 or email

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Financials - 5 years -P&L

Property Details

Property Type


Sale Type

Business only




Business For Sale - $195,000 + GST

Contact Agents

Tracey Green

Tourism, Hospitality & Leisure Business Broker
Kaikoura, Marlborough, Tasman, Nelson & the West Coast
International: +64 22 410 8710
NZ Mobile: 022 410 8710



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