Heritage tour exploring the highlights of Okarito village. Wharf shed history, then walk up Trig Track hearing NZ birds. Views on the beach of NZ's highest mountains (Aoraki Mt Cook & Tasman) as well as FJ Glacier & Okarito Lagoon & village.
Do you love nature, stories & history? Glacier Valley Eco Tours are a locally owned & operated family business who specialise in small-group guided walks in Glacier Country NZ. Explore this historic gold mining settlement with spectacular views of Mt Tasman, Mt Cook & FJ Glacier from the beach & Trig Track walk, Okarito lagoon - the biggest natural wetland in the southern hemisphere & home to over 78 species of native birds including Kotuku (white heron), bar-tailed godwits, oyster catchers, pied stilts, fern birds, bush robins, royal spoonbills & terns. This area is also home to the Okarito forest gecko, hectors dolphins, kea, ruru, long-tailed bats, fur seals & blue penguins. Join us on a real nature tour of our area in Aotearoa NZ.