Join us for another exciting Tour to The Chatham Islands in 2019. Our recent Journeys to this amazing place have been such wonderful memorable experiences. With our own exclusive Itinerary, you will take a step back in time This includes door to door service.
We will explore the Island, visit the historic & heritage sites and learn of the fascinating history shaped by years of isolation, of the Moriori’s, Maori, sealers, whalers, missionaries’, farmers & settlers. – Surrounded by the Ocean full of crayfish, paua and bluecod….
The magnificent Chatham Islands, approximately 870 km east of the mainland, is a ‘must-see” and a very special place to visit…. we have included so much…
Spectacular ever-changing scenery, rugged landscapes, volcanic peaks, picturesque country-side and sandy beaches. The Chatham Island locals are such genuine, friendly, welcoming people who have a strong community spirit. You will really enjoy meeting them.
Our stay on the Island will be very relaxing, fun and full of very ‘Chatham Islands’ experiences. Peaceful sleeps, enjoyable breakfasts, lunch stops “somewhere” and relaxing dinners at different Island places. Free time when you wish.
We will enjoy sightseeing most of the Island and the Villages, including all the most well-known Island Icons. Meeting and chatting to many of the locals. See places such as, Wharekauri, Splattered Rock and Mt Chudleigh Reserve, Tikitiki Hill – Para Wood pigeons and endemic plants at the Awatotara Reserve, Owenga Village, local artist Eva Cherie’ delightful gallery.
We will travel to the most Eastern point of the Chatham Islands (Millenium Site) for views of Pitt Island and Shelley Beach to take the opportunity to look for shells. Visit the DOC Nursery to meet staff and see their extensive work programme. Rangi ika Reserve and a local Church.
Visiting a private Island Farm, meeting and chatting with the owners. Visit Blind Jim’s at Te Whanga Lagoon and may-even search for fossilized sharks’ teeth. Kaingaroa via the Ocean Mail Reserve and Torotoro Memorial – home of the Moriori Tree Carvings.
Hapupu National Reserve, take a short walk (only if you wish) to the only accessible seal colony, Kaingaroa town and the site of Broughton Landing 1791 (early whaling village). We will see the Sunderland Flying Boat which is being restored. With our daily Island “ticki-touring” we will really appreciate the size, beauty and culture of the Chatham Islands.
A fishing trip is included – great fun and you can expect to catch blue cod and groper. Fish n’ chip meal – a must!
Optional Pitt Island tour (weather permitting). (Not included in trip cost) Either by boat or plane.
Lots of other unique and personalized Hinterland highlights will be included on our delightful stay on the wilderness of The Chatham Islands.
You will love this trip, as we venture off to another Island of New Zealand and we know we will have alot of fun together exploring this very unique Island & seeing for yourself how life is on the Island today!
Tour includes: – coach trip to Auckland, air travel from Auckland / Wellington / Tauranga to the Chatham Islands, accommodation, all meals, all coach travel on the Island, Island sightseeing, half – day fishing, (weather permitting) – Hinterland Tours Exclusive Itinerary
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In summary – Your tour will include:
Contact us for further information, or please book on-line. We look forward to your booking with us and meeting you in person.
Includes coach trip to Auckland, air travel from Auckland / Wellington / Tauranga to the Chatham Islands, accommodation, all meals, all coach travel on the Island, Local Guided Tours, Island sightseeing, half – day fishing, (weather permitting), Door to Door Service, Fully Guided Tour – (Be Quick only limited numbers)
Door to Door service (we pick you up from your door step, and take you home again at the end of the tour), everything you can think of – we take care of the lot $4,745 per person – (twin share) – (Be quick only limited numbers)
(There is an optional Pitt Island Tour, should you or the group wish to do it) (Weather permitting & subject to circumstances) This trip will be an extra cost of $390 per person.
Door to Door Service:
This tour provides a Door to Door Service. We pick you up from your front door step, and drop you off home again safety at the end of this fantastic trip. It’s that easy. We take care of everything. Just sit back relax and enjoy.