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Day trips

We reserve the right to cancel or change a tour or to replace any vessels at any time. In the event that your tour is cancelled due to adverse sea or weather conditions, you are entitled to a full refund, or we will transfer your booking to an alternative date is suitable.
If a passenger wishes to change or cancel their tour they must give Lochmara a minimum of 24 hours’ notice.
To change or cancel your booking please contact us by:                                                             FREEPHONE NZ: 0800 562 462                                                                                                                  PHONE: 03 5734554                                                                                                                           EMAIL: enquiries@lochmaralodge.co.nz. Please include a contact phone number.
No refunds will be given in the event of your failure to notify us of your cancellation 24 hours before the check-in time


A $10.00 admin fee applies to all cancellations. All other cancellations must be received no later than 5 days prior to arrival. Cancellations received within 5 days of arrival will incur a 100% cancellation fee of the first night. Cancellations received less than 48 hours prior to arrival will be charged the total price of the reservation.  All cancellations must be in writing. 

Important Information

We suggest leaving plenty of time for car parking during the Summer months as we cannot delay the departure times of the boat. There is a public car park on Wellington Street, a Council Pay and Dispay at $5 per 24 hours.This is only a few minutes walk from the water taxi.

Child prices are from 5-15 years inclusive, infants travel free of charge with an adult.

All prices on this website and our brochure are in New Zealand dollars. NZD.


Lochmara Lodge Marlborough Sounds

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Day Trips or Accommodation or Underwater Observatory