Okarito and Whataroa Natural Wildlife
Okarito and Whataroa have a range of natural wildlife and indigenous birds, insects, animals and plants, many of which are not found anywhere else in the world. The best known indigenous creature in New Zealand is the kiwi, a flightless, noctural bird.
Experience the natural wildlife of New Zealand up close with a natural wildlife experience in Okarito and Whataroa. See endangered species, unique birds, animals and plants and current conservation projects aimed at preserving our wildlife.
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Mobile-friendly - Visit New Zealand's only White Heron (Kotuku) nesting colony. The beautiful White Heron breeds only in a single secret location in what is one of the most romantic parts of the country—in the Waitangiroto nature reserve—part of the South Westland World Heritage area. Rainforest nature tours and scenic jetboating all year round.
New Zealand guided walking adventures. We are a specialist adventure tour company with decades of experience running small-group tours with the best Kiwi guides. Enjoy hikes on the Milford, Routeburn and Hollyford Tracks plus Mt Cook and Arthurs Pass. See more on our website.
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