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Okarito Eco Tour

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.

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Okarito Kiwi Tours

Okarito Kiwi Tours is the only tourism venture in the South Island that guides you, in low numbers, deep into kiwi habitat. 95% Sighting Success.

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West Coast Wildlife Centre - Franz Josef

Lonely Planet judged the West Coast Wildlife Centre in Franz Josef as one of the 12 must see things to visit in New Zealand. This is the largest kiwi hatching facility in the South Island and must see" all weather attraction. See live Tuatara & Kiwi.

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Franz Josef Wilderness Tours - Scenic Cruises

Cruise in comfort and style with Franz Josef Wilderness Tours. Enjoy the pristine calm waters of Lake Mapourika aboard the Hanna-k, spot native birds and explore a kiwi conservation area with Dale the owner/operator and skipper.

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Franz Josef Glacier 2 Hour Tour

Come with Glacier Valley Eco Tours to the world famous Franz Josef Glacier, one of the most dynamic glaciers in the world. Our fully guided walk will take you off the beaten track, and give you an informative, personable tour suited to your needs.

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Fox Glacier Valley Eco Tour

Explore the Fox Glacier area & learn about the flora and fauna, glaciology and geography surrounding this glacier. Fully guided walk taking you off the beaten path where the unguided public are restricted.

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Lake Matheson Eco Tour

Small group guided nature walk around the iconic Lake Matheson, with breathtaking reflections of New Zealand's highest mountains - Cook & Tasman. Includes wet weather gear & hot drink/biscuit.

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Okarito Full Day Tour

Explore the historic gold mining village of Okarito - a definite hidden gem on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand.

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Okarito Boat EcoTours

Okarito - New Zealand's largest and unmodified wetlands. Surrounded by the towering Southern Alps and rainforest waterways, on the open air boat you are instantly engaged in watching the birds and incredible landscapes.

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Okarito walks

Ōkārito is a coastal settlement with stunning wetlands to explore.

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Franz Josef, Fox Glacier & Lake Matheson Full Day Combo Tour

A combination of the Franz Josef Glacier Eco Tour, Fox Glacier Eco Tour and the Lake Matheson Tour. Experience all three of these popular visitor sites in our area all in one day and save.

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White Heron Sanctuary Tours

New Zealand's Only Kotuku, White Heron Nesting Site, Whataroa is the departure point for White Heron Sanctuary Tours.

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