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Lochmara Lodge Marlborough Sounds Wildlife Recovery Centre

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This unique centre provides an opportunity for nature-lovers to interact with, learn about and appreciate the unique flora and fauna of the Marlborough Sounds. The centre includes wild bird recovery, endangered bird and gecko breeding enclosures...more
Lochmara Bay | Marlborough Sounds, Picton 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-573 4554
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I took this tour on my own and had a great time. We saw lots of dolphins under and around our boat on the way out. Wish the guide had allowed us to stay in that area of the water longer. Lodge was full of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mokuluadrive
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My favourite place to show of the sounds so close to Picton but a world away in beauty and scenery. Always guaranteed a great visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 391lucindaj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 2 nights here and enjoyed it. We got good value for money and lots of activities to do. Friendly staff. We will return some day :)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank zeroliger
Reviewed 13 October 2018

The prospect of having a salmon lunch at its restaurant made the crossing by water taxi from Picton to Lochmara Bay even more interesting! The waiting time at this popular restaurant, specialising in organic foods, gave me the opportunity to take a few pictures of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank John v
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We saw placards and posters all around Picton, including a huge placard right on the sea front in the main tourist booking office area, advertising this place. We were very excited to visit this place however it is actually closed for maintenance until September 18th....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

My Favorite place to stay in New Zealand. Ever. I cannot describe the beauty of the environment enough, Angelic,exquisite,bewitching and I could go on. In my humble opinion every Kiwi should get a voucher to stay here when they get born to appreciate the beauty...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Kristjan_Iceman
Reviewed 26 May 2018

We had an amazing day visiting Lochmara even in the rain. Being met at Picton wharf and taken across Queen Charlotte Sound by boat to Lochmara was fantastic. Then met at the wharf by our guide and wandering around the property before the start of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SueW2000
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Visited this place with a group of 15 people. Such a lovely place that provides a little something for everyone. Really enjoyed our day trip and will definitely be coming back here again!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank christinehutton111
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Room was spotlessly clean and had a lovely view over the bay. Staff were helpful and friendly (o.k. Lochie the Dog was a bit grumpy, but we've got one who has bad days too). Lots of quirky things to see and do.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank TheHoundandI
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

What a find. Our little group kayaked over from Picton as part of our New Zealand Trails tour. Only stayed one night but wish it were more. Located in an inlet with a little rough beach and boathouse, accessible from the lovely Queen Charlotte Track...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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