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Rates  2020-21                                                                      

  • Do click the "Book Online" button and search for your preferred dates as best daily rates are shown there. You don't need to make a booking to see these best daily rates.
  • All rates include entry to the Wildlife Recovery and Arts Centre, including viewing animal feedings and use of the kayaks.
  • New Year Peak rates apply 14th December - January 14th every year inclusive.
  • Peak rates apply January 15th -  March 31st every year inclusive.
  • Rates do not include meals or water transfers (see below). 
  • All prices are for double occupancy (two people). $35 per extra adult, $15 per extra  child 5-16, under five years free.
  • All rooms include daily servicing, linen, ensuite bathroom and tea/coffee making facilities.
  • A portacot is available. $15.00 per stay.
  • Complimentry Wifi.
  • Check rates here via our real-time reservations page.

Access and Water Transport Transfers                                                                                  Access to Lochmara Lodge is by Lochmara water transport or on foot or mountainbike via the Queen Charlotte Track.  Our fast water taxi departs Picton regularly for transfers to Lochmara Lodge. Rates each way - Picton to/from Lochmara Lodge are:

  • Adult $30.00 one way
  • Child $15 one way

Water Transport Schedule:

  • Depart Picton at 9am, 12.15pm and 3.15 daily
  • Depart Lochmara at 11.00am and 2.15pm and 4pm (Spring/Autumn) or 5pm (summer). 

Bookings essential. Book the Lochmara water taxi online when booking accommodation.

Times may change based on the season, weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances.

Charter transfers are available on demand. A surcharge may apply.

Cancellation Policy.                                                                                                          A $10.00 admin fee applies to all cancellations. All other cancellations must be received no later than 7 days prior to arrival. Cancellations received within 7 days of arrival will incur a 100% cancellation fee of the first night. Cancellations received less than 48 hours prior to arrival will forfeit total of first night of stay. 


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