A Typical week on the Chatham Islands Includes...
- An exclusive BBQ at ‘Admiral’s Farm’ – the homestead, stunning garden and endemic plant restoration nursery of Val Snr and Lois Croon
- A special buffet dinner at the Kaingaroa Sports and Social Club (Sunday evening - February)
- Tour to the incredible Basalt Columns where you will also see seabirds including oyster catchers
- Visit Waitangi West and the early settler’s Stone Cottage
- Moriori Rock Carvings (Petroglyphs)
- Visit Wharekauri, Splattered Rock (the amazing volcanic formation on the beach) and Mt Chudleigh Reserve
- Te Matarae – a private reserve where many endemic plants can be seen.
- Awatotara Reserve to see the Parea Wood Pigeon and endemic plants
- Owenga Village,
- Spend time at local artist Eva Cherie’ impressive gallery
- Ranga ika Cliff Top Reserve - the most Eastern point of the Chatham Islands with stunning 200m drops and views of Pitt Island
- Visit the statue of Tommy Solomon and Shelley Beach to look for shells
- Comb Blind Jims at Te Whanga Lagoon and search the shoreline for fossilised sharks’ teeth\
- Spend a day at Kaingaroa via the Ocean Mail Wetlands Reserve
- Hapupu National Reserve - Moriori Tree Carvings (Dendroglyphs)
- Walk to the only accessible seal colony,
- Visit the site of Broughton Landing 1791 (early whaling village)
- See the Sunderland Flying Boat which is being restored.