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    Lochmara Lodge - Wildlife Recovery and Arts Centre

    Queen Charlotte Sound, Lochmara Bay 7201, New Zealand
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    Reviewed 11 January 2014

    We didn't stay the night, but spent a day here with friends and family. I wouldn't have bothered to write a review except I really felt the massage I had deserved a mention. It was incredible. The therapist was incredibly intuitive and just did a...More

    Thank kiwilisa13
    Response from Lochmara, Manager at Lochmara Lodge - Wildlife Recovery and Arts CentreResponded 3 February 2014

    Thank you! We've passed your comments on to Marique (the massage therapist) as well, we think she's pretty great too :)

    Reviewed 1 January 2014

    I stayed here years ago and loved this place. There is such a friendly atmosphere, unlike many backpacker hostels and it's a great place for walks or for just relaxing. I went canoeing on the bay and there was also an amazing hot tub which...More

    Thank ryko26
    Response from Lochmara, Manager at Lochmara Lodge - Wildlife Recovery and Arts CentreResponded 6 January 2014

    Thanks for taking the time to post a review after all this time - we do say once discovered...never forgotten. We don't have backpacker accommodation available anymore, but we still have the kayaks, and we hope we still have the friendly atmosphere too ;) Check...More

    Reviewed 19 December 2013

    We decided to take break from the queen Charlotte walk here. - it is an hours deviation each way but will reduce the final days walk on the track . We planned to go kayaking in the afternoon but unfortunately the weather wasn't great but...More

    Thank david b
    Response from Lochmara, Manager at Lochmara Lodge - Wildlife Recovery and Arts CentreResponded 6 January 2014

    Thanks for the review. 'Genuine' makes us genuinely happy - thanks. Will pass the feedback on to the cafe an keep on keeping the prices as reasonable as we can. Sorry about the rain, we'll see what we can do about that next time :)

    Reviewed 18 December 2013

    Fabulous location, peaceful, beautiful food and excellent service add up to a must do stop in a busy schedule. Transported across from Picton in the Lochmara water taxi with our 10 year old enjoying the ride up front with Shane, great fun! We loved kayaking,...More

    Thank Jane W
    Response from Lochmara, Manager at Lochmara Lodge - Wildlife Recovery and Arts CentreResponded 6 January 2014

    Thank you :) And you were super close - the parakeets are called Kakariki (it's also the Maori word for green, appropriately!). Thanks for visiting us, and the review.

    Reviewed 21 November 2013

    Great value, exceptional standard of rooms, service and surroundings. Genuine wildlife protection and care facilities on show with rare parrots, and endangered eels and gheckos. loads People pay to come for a day trip here it's so good. Also, the restaurant is a top shelf...More

    Thank Mimierod
    Response from Lochmara, Manager at Lochmara Lodge - Wildlife Recovery and Arts CentreResponded 6 January 2014

    Thank you for the review and recommendation! Fantastic that you had a great time. I'm sure this was just an unintentional mixup, but to confirm for other readers, the track we are on is the Queen Charlotte Track - the Heaphy is a further West,...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$ 59 - US$ 222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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