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Picton Shore Excursions - Marlborough Sounds Cruise and Lochmara Day visit

Spend a few hours at Lochmara in the Queen Charlotte Sound. Enjoy a 15 minute cruise over to Lochmara and choose from an array of activities, including a self guided walk around our 11 acre property with interpretation panels on the native flora and fauna, for those fit walkers we have a 3.5 km access track to the Queen Charlotte track, and join a guided tour of the "Underwater Observatory - see below the sea without getting wet" The only one of its kind in the top of the South Island.Free use of the kayaks and paddle boards.

Duration 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • What's included :
    • Round-trip shared transfer
    • Underwater Observatory - a guided tour
    • Entry/Admission - Lochmara Lodge Marlborough Sounds Wildlife Recovery Centre
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Lochmara Lodge Marlborough Sounds Wildlife Recovery Centre, Lochmara Bay Marlborough Sounds, Picton 7201 New Zealand

    Once you arrive at Lochmara you will join a guided tour of the Underwater Observatory. Tour time is approx. 30-45mins and you will also be able to partake in the animal feeding from 1.45pm and ends at 2.30pm. Animals include the native parakeets - Kakariki.

    Duration: 3 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Lochmara water taxi, Corner Wellington Street and, London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
    Departure Time :
    11:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.



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Organised by Lochmara

Activity ID: V-86053P4

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