Chatham Islands Tour

Number of Days: 8
Destination: New Zealand
Available Dates
  • Tour Highlights:

    • Unique flora & fauna
    • Moriori history
    • lodge accommodation
    • Unique birds
    • Kopinga Marae
    • Kaingaroa village
    • Waitangi
    • Point Munning
    • Fossil Hunting
    • Tree carvings
    • Great Hospitality

    **Group Size limited to 10**

  • DAY 1:

    Please make your way to the Domestic Airport for your Air Chatham’s flight. On arrival at Chatham Island you will be met by your local host and transferred to your accommodation. Your dinner tonight provides an opportunity to meet other travellers and enjoy the renowned Chatham Islands hospitality.

    • 7 night stay – Lodge Accommodation
    • Dinner

    DAY 2:

    First visit today is to Blind Jims, to search forfossils. Continue on to the little fishing village of Kaingaroa, search for Chatham Island Forget-me-nots growing in the wild (only during our forget me not tours), Moriori tree carvings at Hapupu Reserve and Nikau Reserve and wetlands areas.

    • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    DAY 3:

    Today we have a short drive to the uniquely shaped Basalt Columns, before continuing on to Port Hutt and Waitangi West Beach, where we may catch a glimpse of the rare Chatham Island oyster catcher,then Te Whanga Lagoon and Moriori rock carvings.

    • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    DAY 4:

    Some may like to walk across the island to see Chatham Island olearias, senecio huntii and astelia growing in the wild.

    • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    DAY 5:

    Free day or optional extra Pitt Island tour orfishing trip from Port Hutt. Both of these are weatherdependant and are additional to tour cost. This is to be booked direct with the lodge operators.

    • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    DAY 6:

    Today we visit the south east corner of the island, and the small fishing settlement of Owenga. On the way, we take in the view from the Kopinga Marae and visit the statue of Tommy Solomon, before continuing on to the Henga nature reserve.

    • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    DAY 7:

    This morning we travel to the port township of Waitangi. Visit the shops, museum, house and garden, then continue to Tuku Gully.

    • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    DAY 8:

    Unfortunately it’s time to depart the ChathamIslands and head home.

    • Breakfast
  • This is a GUIDED holiday.

    It includes:

    • Lodge accommodation
    • Meals as per itinerary
    • Activities and excursions as per itinerary
    • Return airfares ex mainland NZ, including taxes
    • Tour Host

    International airfares and other arrangments are additional.

  • Available Dates

    Contact us for a custom tour

Tour Search Form