Discover the Chatham Islands (ex AKL-CHC)

8 Days/7 Night Tour departs from Auckland or Christchurch, exploring the Chatham Islands | Price is Per Person, Twin Share

From NZD 3230.00 pp

Inclusions

  • Auckland/Christchurch/Wellington return flight to Chatham Island on AIR CHATHAM
  • Transfer on Chatham Island
  • Seven nights in comfortable rooms with private facilities at Motels (Lookout or North-West Bungalow) including continental breakfast served at the hotel (B)
  • One full day guided tour Chatham Island (any other tours will be offered by the hotel)
  • Meals as stipulated in Itinerary include 6x Lunches (L) (these maybe packed, depending on any additional arranged sightseeing)

8 days/7 nights (ex Auckland, Christchurch or Wellington) 

Auckland: Thursday to Thursday

Christchurch: Tuesday to Tuesday

Wellington: Monday to Monday and Friday to Friday

Day 1 | Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch – Chatham Islands      

Flight to Chathams Island on AIR CHATHAM. Arriving in the afternoon. Transfer to Accommodation (Motels, Lookout or North-West Bungalow).

Day 2 – Day 7 | Chatham Island | (B,L)

6 days exploring the Island with several options (additional cost): Walking Tours, Geology Tour, Fishing & Diving, Bird Tours, Botanical tour, day tour to Pitt Island. A one day tour with some of the islands key highlights is included:

Meet your driver at the hotel.   Travel north to Ohira visiting the amazing Basalt Columns, part of lava flows dated 80 million years ago. Visit the Island’s most sheltered harbour, Port Hutt which has the most shipwrecks on the island.   Travelling through part of the Waitangi West Station and visit the iconic Stone Mission Cottage.  Built by German missionaries in the 1860’s this is the oldest house on Chatham Island.  After lunch along Manganui Beach, drive to Hapupu National Historic Reserve and discover Dendroglyphs -  Moriori tree carvings. Also visit Broughton Landing – an old Mission and Whaling Station, before across many paddocks, to reach the huge Fur Seal Colony at Point Munning. 

Day 8 | Chatham Islands - Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch | (B)

Transfer to the airport. Return flight home.

Tour Exclusions:

  • Additional/Optional Tour Costs
  • Hotel Mini Bar
  • Other Sightseeing & Meals not specified in Itinerary

Tour Price:

01 May 21 – 22 SEP 21 - 8 days: $3,230.00 Per Person on a Share Twin Basis 

Single Supplement: Additional $ 1,210 per person

23 SEP 21 – 30 APR 22 -8 days : $3,440.00* Per Person on a Share Twin Basis 

Single Supplement: Additional $ 1,440 per person

* subject to any increases of Air Chathams.

Surcharge Hotel Chatham or Waitangi Bay Forget Me Not Suites on request only.

Valid for weekly departures between Apr 2021 and Apr 2022

See below for full Terms and Conditions.

Printable Version:

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ACCOMMODATION

LOOKOUT Motel - Timber cottage retreat

The Lookout is just 400 metres up from the beach and Chatham Hotel. This is a more private retreat on the Chatham Islands which is perfect for groups, families or work teams. Elevated with a large covered veranda upstairs, Lookout has great views of farm landscapes and the bay. Plus, there's a big lawn to kick a ball about too. Self-contained units on the ground floor. Upstairs there's a large, well-equipped kitchen to congregate around and a very comfortable lounge. Laundry available onsite. Fully licensed Restaurant at Hotel Chathams with a lounge bar and public bar - perfect for enjoying wine and local seafood, our specialty, whilst taking in the superb seaside views. Hotel Chatham runs a courtesy van to and from the Bar and Restaurant.

NORTH-WEST Bungalow - Cute above the bay

Our North West self-contained bungalow is cosy little spot for a couple. Queen bed – ensuite with shower – Veranda with sea and garden views – fully equipped kitchen. About 500 metres up from Hotel Chatham you can get away from the CBD crowds. Fully licensed Restaurant at Hotel Chathams with a lounge bar and public bar - perfect for enjoying wine and local seafood, our specialty, whilst taking in the superb seaside views. Hotel Chatham runs a courtesy van to and from the Bar and Restaurant.

CHATHAM RISE MOTEL

The Chatham Rise Motel is a good option for independent travellers, and small holidaying or working groups wanting quiet and privacy, just 700 metres up from Hotel Chatham. Chatham Rise Motel includes four units: Unit 1 has five bedrooms with a large shared lounge and kitchen, group dining table and comfortable lounge. Laundry available onsite. Unit 2 and 3 are self-contained double bedrooms. Unit 4 has two bedrooms with shared amenities. Hotel Chatham runs a courtesy van to and from the Bar and Restaurant.

Payment Terms & Conditions

A non-refundable deposit of $900 per person is required at the time of booking. 

The balance of the tour price is required 45 days prior to your travel date. If you book inside 45 days, full payment will be required at the time of booking. Payment can be made by bank transfer. We also accept Visa and Mastercard at an additional fee of 3.1%.

If you cancel between 21 and 45 days 30% of your tour cost will be charged. If you cancel between 8 and 20 days prior to your tour departure you will be charged 50% of your tour cost.  Cancellations within 8 days of departures will incur a 100% cancellation charge.

Inspired New Zealand Tours recommends purchasing  travel insurance, even when travelling within New Zealand.

Full terms and conditions are available here.  

When a booking is made it is accepted that these are agreed to. They include the following:  Itineraries are correct when initially published, however are subject to change due to circumstances outside our control.  Flights are the responsibility of the passenger and Inspired New Zealand Tours takes no responsibility for costs involved for any changes to flights that might be required due to necessary amendments in itineraries.