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Lochmara Discovery Tour

We welcome all passengers from the CruiseShips to Lochmara.
 
Depart Picton on our Lochmara Water Transport and enjoy a short cruise through the stunning Marlborough Sounds. We may encounter dolphins, a NZ fur seal plus a variety of native seabirds including Fluttering Shearwaters, Gannets and even our little blue penguin.
Upon arrival, see an array of native fauna, flora and marine life. At Lochmara choose from the numerous activities available to fill in your one and a half hours. Options include free use of the kayaks and paddleboards, swimming, exploring bush tracks, hand-feeding our native Kakariki parakeets or just relaxing in our waterfront cafe and bar. In addition you can book on a guided tour to hand feed wild stingrays and experiece the Underwater Observatory.
 
Start and End times will be adjusted to suit ships ETA or ETD in Port, therefore not all times may be available.
Please advise us when booking, your preferred departure time from Picton
9.00am return at 11.00am
11.30am return at 2.00pm
12.15pm return at 3.00pm
1.30pm return at 4.00pm
 
$65.00 per person. School age children (up to 15 years)  $35.00

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