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Underwater Observatory

Join us under the sea in our exciting new underwater observatory, feed the fascinating stingrays and be delighted by NZ marine life in our seaside touch tank. 
 
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Lochmara Lodge Marlborough Sounds

Lodge, Wildlife Recovery & Arts Center

Join us for a few nights stay, a day, a meal, or a longer stay and you’ll soon realise
"Once Discovered... Never Forgotten"

Day Trips or Accommodation or Sounds Fun  

Set on the tranquil shores of the Queen Charlotte Sound in the Marlborough Sounds of New Zealand.

 

 About Us - more than just a place to stay

Lochmara is a locally owned and operated resort set right on the waters edge in the Marlborough Sounds in Lochmara Bay, Queen Charlotte Sound, Picton. Come and experience a way of life with NO roads, although we can easily arrange water transport for you from Picton (charges apply). Lochmara also has a 3.5km walking track to the world famous Queen Charlotte Track.

We offer exceptional accommodationday tours and an Underwater Observatory for visitors looking for unique and memorable kiwi experiences. We provide a destination where national and international visitors can come learn about, interact with and appreciate New Zealand’s native flora, fauna and art while enjoying a magical Marlborough Sounds escape.

Join us for a day, a meal, or a longer stay and you’ll soon realise Lochmara truly is...  "Once Discovered... Never Forgotten"

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Sounds Fun | Picton

Helping you plan your next adventure!

SoundsFun provides tours and activities in Picton and throughout the Marlborough Sounds'. We have boat trips, kayaks, paddleboards, an Underwater Observatory, walking trails, native wildlife, mountain bikes tours, fantastic accommodation and even a helicopter!

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