Conservation cruise on cruiseship days
We welcome all passengers from the CruiseShips on our Conservation Cruise.
Depart Picton on our Lochmara Water Taxi and enjoy a short cruise through the stunning Marlborough Sounds. Upon arrival, your knowledgeable local guide will lead you through the beautiful native bush and introduce you to a variety of NZ species on a one hour guided tour. Enjoy your very own private animal feedings, Underwater Observatory (see whats under the sea without getting wet) guided tour by a marine Biologist and take an active part in the latest conservation project. Be absolutely inspired and cruise back to Picton knowing you have made a real difference, you have contributed to NZ conservation!
Depart Picton at 11.30am or 12.30pm. Guided tour at Lochmara 1.00pm - 2.30pm. Return 2.45pm and back in Picton at 3.00pm.
$80.00 per person. School age children (up to 15 years) $40.00
Reporting time is 10 minutes before trip, directly to the boat, Lochmara water taxi, at Picton Town Wharf. One way trip is approx 15 minutes. Click here
for a map of the Picton waterfront and where to find the watertaxi.
-The 11.30am Lochmara water taxi departure is for those wishing to arrive early and enjoy lunch or other activities prior to their guided tour.
- All cruise ship guests will depart Lochmara at 2.45pm and be back in Picton by 3pm.
- For cruise ships arriving earlier or later, the Lochmara Water Taxi & Conservation Cruise timings will differ according to cruise ship requirements.