Jump on our 9am boat and spend the day swimming, kayaking, try a paddle board, walk up to the Queen Charlottle Track, feed some stingrays, see our Underwater Observastory!  Our Café, bar and restaurant are a 20 minutes boat ride across the Marlborough Sounds!

The Backpacker Group Members Deal

20% off all day trips to Lochmara.

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Tours & Products

Most Popular Day Trip:  9am Boat Out + 4pm or 5pm Boat Back

There are several options depending on the time of year, check here for all our day trips.

Hostels Nearby

Tombstone Motel, Lodge & Backpackers

Terms & Conditions

  • Available for The Backpacker Group members only
  • A valid The Backpacker Group membership card with identification must be presented to staff to claim discount
  • Direct bookings only
  • Not to be used in conjunction with any other discounts, promotions or deals
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Urgent Coronavirus Update

Anyone that has arrived into New Zealand from Monday 16th March 1am is required to self-isolate for 14 days.  If you do not do this you will be deported out of New Zealand if you are caught. If you need advice you can call the health line  0800 358 5453 or +64 9 358 5453  Do not enter a hostel, a hospital or a doctors clinic instead call the health line if you think you have the coronavirus.  If you need somewhere to self-isolate we might be able to help you so send an email to [email protected]co.nz.  Many hostels are now checking your passports to see when you have entered the country and will report you to the police if you are not following the New Zealand requirements.