Lochmara Lodge

Marlborough Sounds Lodge From $165/night


Check In: 13:00|Check Out: 10:00

Unique and breathtakingly beautiful, Lochmara Lodge offers a total experience. whether you want to get active, play and explore, or relax and indulge there is something here for you.

Lochmara is set right on the water's edge in Lochmara Bay. We have our own beach and are surrounded by the bush clad hills of the Marlborough Sounds and with access to the Queen Charlotte Track.
Our fully licensed cafe with water views is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Fresh daily baking, snacks and great coffee served all day. Packed lunches can also be arranged.

Room rates include FREE Wifi, use of kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and guided viewing of the animal feedings. Daily at 1.45pm. (chickens, pigs, eels and Kakariki-native parakeet).

Lochmara is a locally owned and operated small waterfront resort with your hosts Niki and Chris ready to welcome you all.
Lochmara has no road access, and is located in Lochmara Bay, Jetty Q5490
Queen Charlotte Sound, Picton, New Zealand.
Lochmara has fourteen rooms offering options available for two adults through to rooms suitable for families.
We also have a waterfront café/restaurant open every day of the season and catering to all dietary requirements. Lochmara is set on 11 acres of land with plenty of activities to keep all our guests entertained. Enjoy a way of life with us here at Lochmara.
We can easily arrange one way or return water transport for you from Picton on the Lochmara Water Taxi (charges apply). Lochmara also has a scenic 3.5km walking track to the world-famous Queen Charlotte Track.
We offer exceptional accommodation, day trips, and activities, including the Underwater Observatory tour that you can add to your day, noting it is one of only two in New Zealand.


  • Balcony/Courtyard
  • Bar
  • Board Games
  • Cafe/Restaurant
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Clothesline
  • Designated smoking area
  • Ensuite
  • Families Welcome
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge in Unit
  • Guest Laundry
  • Hairdryer in Room
  • Highchair
  • Licensed Restaurant
  • Linen Provided
  • Luggage Storage
  • MasterCard
  • Meals Available
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Serviced Rooms Daily
  • Shower Facilities
  • Toilet Facilities
  • Unlimited free wifi
  • Visa
  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Wireless Internet

Map & Directions

Lochmara Bay, Marlborough Sounds, Marlborough, New Zealand


**Boat access only from Picton (Lochmara can easily arrange for you. Charges apply. Please advise Lochmara on booking, how you will be arriving.
Boat departs Picton daily at 9am, 12.15pm and 3.15pm
Boat departs Lochmara daily 11.00 am, 2.45 pm
There are No roads to Lochmara **


Cancellation Policy

All Cancellations are to be made in writing to Lochmara using our Contact Form.
Cancellations received more than 7 days prior to the day of arrival will receive a 100% refund.
Cancellations received between 48 hours and 7 days of the day of arrival will incur a cancellation fee of 50% of the total stay.
Cancellations received within 48 hours of the day of arrival will be charged a 100% cancellation fee.
A ?no show? will be charged a cancellation fee of 100% of the total stay.