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Lochmara Lodge Arts Centre

Lochmara Bay, Queen Charlotte Sound | Lochmara Lodge, Picton 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-573 4554
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Day out in the Marlborough Sounds.

When the sun is shining and the family want a day to remember, we board our little 22 foot yacht... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2016
AIP751
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Picton, New Zealand
Walking the track.

Decided to take a one night detour while walking the queen charlotte track. Was a really good... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2016
Paul D
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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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Lochmara Lodge Arts Centre is a unique facility where artists from around New Zealand create and showcase artwork in a variety of mediums. The centre comprises two indoor galleries, an 11-acre sculpture trail amidst native bush, an artists-in-residence studio, and regular workshops. Day trips include a boat cruise from Picton on the stunning Queen Charlotte Sound, and an optional walk on the Queen Charlotte Track. Wildlife Recovery Centre, cafe, and accommodation also on site.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Aug 28, 2016
“Day out in the Marlborough Sounds.”
Apr 8, 2016
“Walking the track.”
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Lochmara Bay, Queen Charlotte Sound | Lochmara Lodge, Picton 7201, New Zealand
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+64 3-573 4554
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Reviewed August 28, 2016

When the sun is shining and the family want a day to remember, we board our little 22 foot yacht and sail across to Lochmara Bay, tie up on one of the Lodge's many moorings and are ferried across to the jetty. It's a beautiful...More

Thank AIP751
Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Decided to take a one night detour while walking the queen charlotte track. Was a really good decision. What a fantastic place. Friendly staff. Awesome meals. If your feeling abit weary you have to try there hot tub to relax in with the fantastic view....More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed March 20, 2016

While visiting Lochmara Lodge for the conservation tour we walked around and enjoyed the art displayed through out the property. Our guide told us how people come to Lochmara to help with the conservation and they get free room and board. All they are asked...More

Thank Anne H
Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

The views were nice, free kayaks good but where is the wildlife? There was one species of bird in the native bird enclosure and after walking around we only saw one pig and a tame parrot that hangs out by the cafe on his perch....More

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed April 18, 2015

we were staying at Lochmara and thought we may have to pay over the odds in the restaurant as obviously once there there is no other option for dining. But, we foung the prices reasonable and the food excellent. Wine by the glass was also...More

Thank andyanne58
Reviewed January 8, 2015

There are numerous installations, and everytime you walk around, you will see some more you previously missed.

Thank Bjornsam
Reviewed October 6, 2014

We decided to take the launch across Queen Charlotte Sound to Lochmara Lodge and Arts Centre and found a beautiful village with much to offer. We were immediately in chatty conversations with the owners and their friends and enjoyed a delicious brunch. Strolled around the...More

Thank Gofindjp1
Reviewed January 2, 2014

Not enough toilets, a long wait along with many others while children changed their wet suits. The food was nice and the views amazing

Thank Kathleen E
Reviewed November 3, 2013

We live in Picton and travel out to Lochmara Lodge frequently. It is such a relaxing place with very friendly staff and good food. We have stayed there are a family for Christmas one year, and still recall that with great happiness.

Thank 876James
Reviewed July 13, 2013

In the boat relax on a beautiful part of paradise the sene is surreal the weather was awesome the food and coffee were the best and we got to look around I won't tell you because you have to go to find out you won't...More

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