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)

Location

  • Lake Mapourika Recreational Area (The Lake Mapourika Jetty - not to be confused with DOC Campsite at MacDonalds creek)

Available Bookings from November 01 to November 07

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6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$89.00
  • Child $68.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$145.00
  • Child $85.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$116.00
  • Child $68.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$145.00
  • Child $85.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$79.90
  • Child $68.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$145.00
  • Child $85.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$79.90
  • Child $68.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$145.00
  • Child $85.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$145.00
  • Child $85.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$89.00
  • Child $68.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$145.00
  • Child $85.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$89.00
  • Child $68.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$145.00
  • Child $85.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Briana from New Zealand wrote on 15 July 2020

Fabulous experience!

We spent the afternoon with Jake. He was fantastic, so knowledgeable! We had a lovely kayak through still waters and made our way to the rainforest walk. This was so beautiful and also awesome to know that some of our fee was going toward helping the little kiwi in the parts we were walking around. Definitely recommend this experience!

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Amos from Singapore wrote on 02 October 2018

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

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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Lauren from New Zealand wrote on 26 December 2017

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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Sofia Zarnowiecki from United States wrote on 21 December 2017

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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