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Lunch in the Sounds

Lunch in the Sounds

Spend a few hours in the Sounds with the "Lunch in the Sounds" cruise.

Available to book again from 5 January 2022.

Depart Picton at 12.15pm. The cruise takes a maximum of 20 minutes and once you arrive at Lochmara you can choose any lunch meal off the blackboard menu (excludes platters).

After lunch there is plenty of time to wander around Lochmara's grounds exploring the bush with lots of information panels on the local flora and fauna. You can also view the daily animal feeding before you depart Lochmara at 2.45pm, or later if you prefer. Please advise on booking if you would prefer the 4pm (or 5pm  during summer) departure.

  • $75.00 per adult / $40 per child 1 April to 30 November 
  • $85.00 per adult / $45 per child 1 December to 31 March (excluding 24 December to 5 January each year when we pause Lunch in the Sounds)

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. $20 per person. $10 per child. Family group 2A + up to 3 children $60.00
  • Times are 12.50 or 2.45pm. Please book when you book your Lunch in the Sounds.



Lochmara Lodge Marlborough Sounds

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