The Resort

Relax . Unwind . Action . Adventure . . . Your Choice

“The Sounds Best Kept Secret”, truly describes the d’Urville Island Wilderness Resort, located in the beautiful Catherine Cove on d’Urville Island. The Resort is a sanctuary in today’s hustle and bustle, it offers a bar, restaurant, accommodation, walking trails and fishing charters. Set in over 200 hectares of regenerated bushland it is the ideal place for the adventurous or those who just want to get away from it all for a while.

Visitors can stay in a variety of accommodation. There are the modern beachfront units that are truly a luxury, with tea & coffee making facilities and the most comfortable beds, overlooking the wonders of Catherine Cove. These units are complemented by the restaurant & bar. The alternative accommodation for those who wish to “self cater”, is two traditional style baches that accommodate up to ten people in each. The baches have their own cooking facilities and are fully self contained. Other facilities available to visitors are:

  • Complimentary row dinghy
  • Fully licensed cafe & bar
  • Wharf (fresh water available)
  • Mooring for boaties
  • Shower & laundry

At d’Urville Island Wilderness Resort, the dawn chorus is alive and well. Native birds herald the dawn amidst a camouflage of native forest and regenerating bush. Possum-free d’Urville Island is a healthy piece of native New Zealand alive with Tui, Bellbird, Bush Robin, Weka, Kaka and other species. Venture through rain forest and mineral belts to new heights that give way to breathtaking views of the outer sounds. Blue Penguins and seabirds enjoy the waterways of this rich and exciting area.