Explore the old gold mining township of Okarito, and the walks it has to offer. Mountain and glacier views, unique birds and wildlife, lagoon, beach, rich history and amazing sunsets; this is one of New Zealand's hidden gems. We can tailor this trip to suit you – and if you like photography, then we never turn down the opportunity to pop in to see Andris Apses' Photography gallery while we are there!
Average fitness level required
What You'll Get
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Okarito Trig Walk and Three Mile Lagoon, The Strand, Car Park Next To The Okārito School House, Okarito New Zealand
Spectacular views of NZ's highest peaks Mt Tasman and Aoraki Mt Cook; views of Franz Josef Glacier, Okarito Lagoon, village, 3 mile lagoon, Westland Tai Poutini National Park.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Okarito Lagoon, Okarito New Zealand
Visit Okarito lagoon's historic wharf shed with its rich gold mining, whaling & flax milling history.
Okarito lagoon is home to over 73 species of sea, forest & wading birds including Kotuku (white heron).
Duration: 15 minutes
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Infant seats available
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
- Coffee and/or Tea
- Walking poles if required
- Umbrellas if required
- Wet weather clothing - raincoats & overtrousers
- Snacks - Biscuits
7 to 8 hours
Returns to original departure point
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