Visit the old gold mining township of Okarito and witness amazing surrounding mountain and glacier views on this half-day scenic tour.
The Okarito Tour combines interesting gold mining history with epic natural wetlands and mountain views.
Your friendly local guide will take you through the old gold mining village of Okarito as well as New Zealand's longest natural wetland and feeding ground to the Kotuku (white heron).
This is a fantastic spot for bird watching home to royal spoonbills and 74 other species of birds including seabirds like the eastern bar-tailed godwit, pied stilts and oystercatchers.
Check out the mini-museum in a converted the old wharf shed in the village and learn all about this area's fascinating heritage.
Experience the gorgeous 360-degree views of New Zealand's highest mountains, Mount Cook and Mount Tasman as well as impressive views of the Franz Josef Glacier and the Okarito Lagoon.
Take advantage of the convenient pick up and drop off service included in your ticket price. You will get to enjoy a lovely, scenic 30-minute drive past rivers and Lake Mapourika, to the village of Okarito.
This tour includes the Okarito Trig Walk, a 1.5 hour return (approx) moderate walk up to a lookout to get those epic 360-degree views.
This is an exciting tour suitable for people of all ages! Book today!
Meeting Location 20 Main Rd, Franz Josef Glacier 7886
All prices for this activity are shown in NZD ($)
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