Discover the Chatham Islands (ex WLG-CHC)

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

From NZD 3930.00 pp


  • Christchurch or 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 Beach Houses) 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 Christchurch or Wellington) 

Christchurch: Wednesday to Wednesday

Wellington: Tuesday to Tuesday and Thursday to Thursday

Day 1 | Wellington or Christchurch – Chatham Islands      

Flight to Chathams Island on AIR CHATHAM. Arriving in the afternoon. Transfer to Accommodation (Motels, Lookout or Beach Houses).

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. A one-day guided tour with some of the islands key highlights is included in your package, the day and details for the tour will be discussed with the Hotel on arrival.

Day 8 | Chatham Islands - 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:

Until 30 APR 25 - 8 days: $3,930.00* 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 until Apr 2025.

See below for full Terms and Conditions.

Printable Version:

Click here to download your printable PDF version of the Chatham Islands Tour ex Christchurch or Wellington.


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. 


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. 

BEACH HOUSES - Chathams beach bach experience

The Beach Houses include a two-bedroom cottage overlooking a private garden, three individual units within a house, and a separate self-contained unit. The Beach Houses are tucked in behind the bright white sand dunes along Waitangi Bay. The stunning beach is right on your doorstep. The Beach Houses are located 1100 metres from Hotel Chathams.

Payment Terms & Conditions

A non-refundable deposit of $1350 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. 

If you cancel between 31 and 45 days 30% of your tour cost will be charged. Cancellations less than 31 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.