Okarito Boat Eco Tours

Experience the superb birdlife and untouched serenity of Okarito – New Zealand’s largest unmodified wetland.  The lagoon and wildlife-rich waterways are over 3000 hectares in size.  The morning reflections of the rainforest and mountains a memorable encounter in this biodiverse environment.  Choose from the following tours offered daily or contact us for more information or to help you find the best-suited tour for your time.

Covid 19 Update:

We are looking forward to offering winter tours for 2020.   Visit Okarito during June & July and experience the magic of a West Coast winter – clear still days, and yes! there are white herons here year round, as well as royal spoonbills and lots of birdlife!  We have accommodation available and tours all at reduced rates.  Book your tour online or email us directly at okaritoboattours@gmail.com.  We look forward to having you! (August & September dates are still to be confirmed).  Our regular tours will start again late September.

Boat Tours Booking Request

Okarito Boat EcoTours offer a variety of tours.  Our favourites for seeing the birdlife are the popular Early Bird Tour and the 9 AM  2 Hour EcoTours.  There is also an 11:30 departure plus an afternoon Introduction to our Wetlands tour.   See below for more information, availability, times and prices.  If you are not sure what the best tour might be for you, please feel free to contact us for more information and our recommendations.

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