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Family Day Out 9am

Family Day Out 9am

Family Day Out

Something for everyone! Choose from family-oriented activity options:

  • Boat Cruise to Lochmara
  • Marine mammal and sea birds (little blue penguins) viewing enroute
  • Free use of the kayaks and stand-up paddle boards
  • Safe swimming beach with play equipment
  • See the native Kakariki's, pigs and eels being fed
  • Explore Lochmaras 11 acres of art and nature trails 
  • An onsite Cafe providing a range of food with a childrens menu available.

Book your departure from Lochmara at 2.45pm or 5.00pm. Other times may apply and will show when making a booking. Please note Lochmara is not a picnic destination, it is a privately run business providing a cafe onsite for guests.

  • Family of 5 (2+3) $150.00 off-peak season.
  • Family of 5 (2+3) $180.00 peak season being 1 December to 31 March, and Easter weekend.
  • Children 5-15 years. Under 5 years are no charge.

Add On Activity

  • Underwater Observatory. Join our fully guided tours of approx 40 minutes aboard the Underwater Observatory where you will be well informed and entertained by our passionate fully qualified guides. Includes stingray feeding and seaside touch tank. $20 per person. $10 per child. Family group 2A + up to 3 children $60.00

  • Observatory tour times 10.10am, 11.00am, 12.50pm and 2.45pm. Subject to availability.
  • Can be booked online as an add-on when you book your day trip.

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 Underwater Observatory