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4-hour Lake Mapourika Kayak and Hike adventure, with Okarito Kiwi Sanctuary

Franz Josef & Fox Glacier, South Island, New Zealand

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Highlights

  • Led by a local guide
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

Overview

Lake Mapourika is a kettle lake, that was formed about 14 000 years ago by the mighty Franz Josef Glacier. Follow your guide to the secluded shoreline of the Okarito Kiwi Sanctuary, where you'll embark on an journey through a private rainforest trail. This trail is designed to take you on a journey through another time! You'll enjoy Jurassic rainforest, curious native birds and learn all about the rarest Kiwi birds on the planet - the Rowi.

Tea and coffee is provided from a scenic lookout on the guided walk. FREE high quality digital photos taken by your guide on the tour are included.

  • Paddle across Lake Mapourika taking in the scenic views of the surrounding mountains and glaciers 
  • Once on the far shore of the Lake you will get out of your kayak for a guided rainforest walk through the Okarito Kiwi Sanctaury (approx 1 hour) 
  • Enjoy a cup of tea and coffee on the trail, while your guide provide informative commentary at one of the most scenic spots on Lake Mapourika
  • Your guide will find you some of New Zealand's native birdlife, teach you about the local flora and fauna as well as the Kiwi Conservation in the sanctuary
  • Your guide will take high quality photos of your tour, which you receive in an email after the tour. 

Information

Includes:
  • National Park fees
  • Beverages (tea/coffee)
  • Local guide
  • Equipment
  • Complimentary photos
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Transport to and from Lake Mapourika
Excludes:
  • Meals (please pack your own small snack or lunch)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum child age is 4 years
  • Wear loose comfortable clothing, jeans are not recommended. We do our best to keep you dry. 
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Not wheelchair accessible

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Centrally located tour company office
  • 4-hour Lake Mapourika Kayak and Hike adventure, with Okarito Kiwi Sanctuary
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