St Arnaud is the gateway to the Nelson Lakes National Park. A wide range of activities including tramping, mountaineering, bird watching, nature walks, caving, canoeing, fishing, horse riding, hunting, rafting, skiing and ice-skating. The water-taxi that operates year-round is available for scenic lake cruises.
Features: Warm and friendly hostel 5 mins walk to Lake Rotoiti and Visitor Centre. Heated double/twin, family/share rooms. Spa pool, drying room, modern kitchen and dining areas. Lounge, TV room with log fire. Tramping equipment hire. Motel units also available. Good transport connections to Picton, Blenheim, Westport and Nelson.