Events at The Portage

The Portage have various activities and events on for guests to enjoy. Check out some of our upcoming events below.
Our summer events calendar can be viewed here.
A list of the activities on offer at The Portage can also be downloaded here.

Autumn Events Calendar

We have the following exciting events on this summer:

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Locals night - Friday's

Every Friday from 4:00pm the Kenepuru community come down to The Portage for an evening drink and/or meal. Everyone is welcome! Drive, boat or walk. It's all about saying hello to your friends and neighbours and enjoying the beauty of the sounds together!

In the summer, locals night is held in the Snapper Bar & Eatery (December to February).

Over the colder months, you will find "the gang" in the main bar sun room enjoying our weekly dinner specials. We change things up, it could be roast night, curry or a BBQ. Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for weekly special updates.

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Boating day visitors

The Portage welcomes everyone to enjoy our little piece of paradise in one of the world's best kept secrets. The exclusive and historical Kenepuru Sound.

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PIMM's Day Out

Saturday 6th February / Saturday 6th March

Sip Pimms poolside and enjoy the scenic vistas while chillaxing in the summer sun. Nothing says summer more than Pimms. Pop in for a Pimms. Price includes a jug of Pimms, antipasto platter and the sea side setting to sit back, relax and enjoy.

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Gin Evening

Saturday 20th February / Saturday 13th March

Visit us at The Portage for an afternoon of Gindulgence by the water. Experience and all the taste sensations of authentic New Zealand gin.

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Design Your Own Pizza Night

Saturday 20th March

Join our Chef and have fun in the kitchen. Learn how to design the perfect delicious pizza combinations and creative toppings.

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Play at The Portage

Saturday 30th January / Saturday 27th February / Saturday 27th March

Looking for an opportunity to connect, relax and a little friendly competition? Join us on the last Saturday of each month to play a friendly game of croque, badminton or volleyball.

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Weddings at The Portage

Everyone has their own idea of what they want on their special day, so how does it sound to get married at a breathtaking setting with a sense of history and a fresh, relaxed, contemporary atmosphere.

Our dedicated Wedding Coordinator will help you to create your perfect day. We want your wedding to be very special and with magnificent views, amazing food, Marlborough wines and a team of hospitality professionals who care, we are sure it will be.

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Conferences at The Portage

As soon as you step onto the deck at The Portage, you get to experience the magic of Marlborough Sounds. With 42 waterfront rooms and 2 waterfront restaurants and a spacious conference meeting room, The Portage is the perfect base to launch a new product, host your company retreat, or motivate and inspire your crew.

Our experienced guest service team are dedicated to ensuring your conference is an outstanding success.

Access is easy, the location is magical, the cuisine top-class - The Portage is a recipe for success.

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Woman's balance yoga & wellbeing Retreat

19 - 21 MARCH 2021

This relaxing and rejuvenating retreat will leave you feeling rebalanced and reconnected. You will have time to recharge your batteries spending time in nature, breathing in fresh air, experiencing mindful moments & movement in this stunning location.

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Christmas Day Lunch

Celebrate Christmas at The Portage

Make Christmas Day a day to remember with your family with a special Christmas day lunch buffet at The Portage Hotel.

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