The birds are back in town!

  It’s been a beautiful spring and really has felt like summer here in Okarito this past week.  We have some amazing numbers of birds and really exciting to see what the summer has in [...]

Winging it to New Zealand!

If you are an international visitor traveling to New Zealand, you may be slightly wary of the long flight involved – if you are coming from North America it is about 10-14 hours direct [...]

Spring is in the air

And so is the rain and the wind! The days are longer and daffodils have bloomed, but it is not easy trying to raise your young in some of the wild west coast conditions spring can bring! The [...]

Okarito Early Bird Tour & Updates

We are enjoying the most amazing summer weather – and to help people take advantage of the beautiful early morning conditions on the Okarito Lagoon we are adding a new trip to our tour [...]

Summer on the West Coast

Just in case you haven’t heard, the West Coast is the place to be this summer.  Both TV 1 news and NIWA (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research) have been attributing this [...]

Happy Holidays from Okarito

We would like to wish everyone a beautiful holiday time whether you are spending it with family at home or traveling abroad – enjoy nature wherever you are – we hope to meet with you [...]

Okarito Review by NZ Herald

A wild and stormy morning settled down as intrepid reporter Jim Eagles braved the elements to tell his story -see the photos and read about it in the NZ Herald “Okarito: Reserve time for [...]

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