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Okarito Eco Tour - Half Day

Visit the old gold mining township of Okarito and witness amazing surrounding mountain and glacier views on this half-day scenic tour.

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Learn all about the history of the Okarito area
  • Amazing photo opportunities

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

Adult $80.00
Child $40.00

What's included

  • Free hot drinks and biscuit (tea/coffee/hot chocolate)
  • Raincoats, over trousers and large heavy duty umbrellas to keep you dry
  • Walking poles & sunscreen
  • Complimentary pick-up and drop-off from your Franz Josef township accommodation
  • Free use of Macpac Baby Carrier for under 3 year olds
  • NZ Guide

Duration

  • Allow approximately 4 hours duration for the whole experience

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • Minimum numbers apply for tour to go ahead.
  • Children 4-15 years, Children 3 years and under are free of charge.

Available Bookings from July 22 to July 28

Change Dates

All prices for this activity are shown in NZD ($)

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Tue 23 Jul
Wed 24 Jul
Thu 25 Jul
Fri 26 Jul
Sat 27 Jul
Sun 28 Jul

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$80.00
  • Child$40.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$80.00
  • Child$40.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$80.00
  • Child$40.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$80.00
  • Child$40.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$80.00
  • Child$40.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$80.00
  • Child$40.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$63.90
  • Child$40.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$80.00
  • Child$40.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$63.90
  • Child$40.00

9spaces priced from:

  • Adult$80.00
  • Child$40.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$63.90
  • Child$40.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$80.00
  • Child$40.00

10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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    Child 4 to 15 years old

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