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Franz Josef - 4 Hr Kayak and Native Bush Walk

Kayak in solitude and then experience a New Zealand Native bush walk.

4 Hr Kayak & Bush Walk.

Sample the sounds of nature.

Get out and stretch your legs in the Okarito Kiwi Sanctuary!

Paddle across the lake, taking in our amazing views of the Southern Alps and glaciers before hopping out in Westland's oldest untouched rain-forest on the far side!

The rainforest trail is reminiscent of the Jurassic period and has been sitting in the same state for 14,000 years - it's also home to the RAREST kiwi bird on the planet!.

Listen to native birdsong and enjoy one of the most scenic lunch spots the Westland National park has to offer.

Tea and coffee provided.

Trip requires a min of two to operate.

FREE PHOTOS

Adult $145.00
Child $85.00 (Under 15 years)

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4.9

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Lauren from New Zealand wrote on 26 December 2017

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Fantastic!!!

This was a fun and informative day out. Our tour guides Sophie and Rhys were super friendly and really knew their stuff!! We kayacked around the lake and then went on an exciting bush walk. We couldnt believe all of the information they knew about the rainforest. After the walk we stopped had coffee and they told some Maori legends. We especially liked the bush grub! To top it all off Sophie was snapping us along the way with her DSLR and we were given the pictures for free! We absolutely loved this trip it was worth every penny :) So much so my boyfriend now wants to go and buy a kayack of his own.

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Amos from Singapore wrote on 02 October 2018

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Wonderful Experience

A wonderful trip, and very went guided tour by Donk & Jo. Even though it was drizzling that day, it was still such a nice experience. And we saw a White Heron, which is suppose to mean good luck!

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Harry Pendleton from United Kingdom wrote on 02 September 2018

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Fantastic Kayak Experience

A morning very well spent. Beautiful location and scenery, Will was an excellent guide, strong on safety, good knowledge and information on nature walk and a top bloke to boot. The trip can be whatever you want it to be, for us it was relaxed, informative and we also got loads of free photos that were of an extremely high quality to take way as mementos. A sure fire hit if you plan to book.

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Sofia Zarnowiecki from United States wrote on 21 December 2017

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Must do!

This was a fantastic trip!!! Laura, our guide, was excellent- she shared lots of things about New Zealand culture and nature and conservation with us. She knew what she was doing and made the trip very enjoyable. This was a beautiful way to spend a morning!

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Marema from New Zealand wrote on 05 December 2017

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Amazing Must Do Experience

Everything about this tour is amazing! The scenery, the local knowledge and stories about the lake and surrounding land, the staff who are so accommodating and the photos they take are stunning! Coolest tour I have done in a really long time. :)

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