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Guest Facilities

Guest Facilities

Licensed Café and Restaurant
We have a fully licensed café/restaurant to cater for all our guests needs. Guests can either choose to dine in the restaurant, on the open deck outside, or in the privacy of their own room.

Please note we pride ourselves on catering to all dietary and allergy requirements.

How to spend the day
Click here for a full list of all the exciting things to do at Lochmara.


We welcome infants and you are free to bring your baby buggy if you wish. We also have highchairs available for use.

The Bath House
Enjoy a luxurios herbal bath infusion in our romantic twin baths overlooking the bay in our Bath House.

Information Desk
Our friendly staff are available in reception from 8am - 5pm. Advice and a free booking service is available for a range of fantastic Marlborough activities.

Daily Housekeeping                                                                                                                                Guest rooms are serviced daily by our friendly staff.

Guest Laundry
There is a washing machine ($2) and a clothes dryer ($2) for guests to use. Guests can purchase a plant based eco store laundry detergent from reception for $2 also. There are drying racks available.

Wireless internet is available free for our in-house guests although given our remote location it isn't always strong or fast. 


We have a limited supply of small items in-house guests might need, including sunscreen, insect repellent etc.

Guest Phone
Cell phone coverage is available at Lochmara in certain areas of the property. A phone is also available for emergency guest use in Reception should you require it.

List of what to bring

  • Beach towel
  • Swim wear
  • Sun block, sun hat, sun glasses 
  • Warm clothes (for Autumn walks)
  • Walking shoes/boots/sandels
  • Torch
  • Good book (we do have a book exchange)
  • Insect repellent (summer time)
  • Camera
  • A smile!

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