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2/10/20 — 4/10/20 2/10/20 — 6/10/20 2/10/20 — 8/10/20 or
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Shore excursion - Lochmara Observatory tour × × × × × × ×
Shore excursion - Lochmara Observatory tour

Shore excursion - Lochmara Observatory tour

We welcome all passengers from the CruiseShips to Lochmara.

Depart Picton on our Lochmara Water Taxi and enjoy a short cruise through the stunning Marlborough Sounds. We may encounter dolphins, a NZ fur seal plus a variety of native seabirds including Fluttering Shearwaters, Gannets and even our little blue penguin.

Upon arrival, see an array of native fauna, flora and marine life. At Lochmara choose from the numerous activities available. Options include free use of the kayaks and paddleboards, swimming, exploring bush tracks, hand-feeding our native Kakariki parakeets or just relaxing in our waterfront cafe and bar. In addition you can book on a guided tour to hand feed wild stingrays and experiece the Underwater Observatory.

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $79.00

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Shore excursion - Lochmara Discovery Tour × × × × × × ×
Shore excursion - Lochmara Discovery Tour

Shore excursion - Lochmara Discovery Tour

We welcome all passengers from the CruiseShips to Lochmara.

Depart Picton on our Lochmara Water Transport and enjoy a short cruise through the stunning Marlborough Sounds. We may encounter dolphins, a NZ fur seal plus a variety of native seabirds including Fluttering Shearwaters, Gannets and even our little blue penguin.

Upon arrival, see an array of native fauna, flora and marine life. At Lochmara choose from the numerous self-guided activities available to fill in your three hours. Options include free use of the kayaks and paddleboards, swimming, watching the world go by on our beach, exploring bush tracks, hand-feeding our native Kakariki parakeets or just relaxing in our waterfront cafe and bar. In addition you can book yourself on a guided tour (additional charge)  to hand feed wild stingrays and experiece the Underwater Observatory.

 

Depart Picton 11.30am. Back in Picton 3pm.

 

$65.00 per person. School age children (up to 15 years)  $35.00

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $65.00

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12.15pm - 3.30pm Cruise and Explore × × × × × × ×
12.15pm - 3.30pm Cruise and Explore

12.15pm - 3.30pm Cruise and Explore

Spend the afternoon exploring Lochmara and enjoy being out in the "Sounds."

  • Boat cruise to Lochmara on the Lochmara water taxi
  • Marine mammel and sea birds (little blue penguins) viewing enroute
  • Explore our 11 acres of native bush trails and conservation projects
  • Free use of the kayaks, paddleboards and a safe swimming beach
  • See the native kakariki parakeets, eels, kunikuni pigs and sringrays being fed.
  • self guided sculpture trail walk
  • Queen Charlotte Track Panoramic Lookout hike (3 hours return, Track pass required $10.00pp) or walk on our own tracks at no extra cost.
  • Depart Lochmara at 3.30pm.

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $60.00

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10.30am - 2.00pm Cruise and Explore × × × × × × ×
10.30am - 2.00pm Cruise and Explore

10.30am - 2.00pm Cruise and Explore

Spend the day at Lochmara with our most popular day trip.

  • Boat cruise to Lochmara on the Lochmara water transport
  • Marine mammel and sea birds (little blue penguins) viewing enroute to Lochmara
  • Explore our 11 acres of native bush trails and conservation projects
  • Free use of the kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and a safe swimming beach
  • See the native kakariki parakeets, eels, kunekune pigs and stingrays being fed.
  • Cafe art gallery and sculpture trail 
  • Queen Charlotte Track Panoramic Lookout hike (3 hours return, Track pass required $10.00pp) or walk on our own tracks at no extra cost.
  • Depart from Lochmara at 2.00pm.
  • Family Day Out - 2 adults and 3 children (15 years and under)

  • Duration : 6 Hours (approx.)
From NZD $60.00

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