Chatham Islands

Group Tours for 2020-2021

The ever changing, spectacular and breath-taking scenery from rugged landscapes with its volcanic peaks, rolling farm land and original forest remnants, to lakes, sandy beaches and rocky shorelines will make this a holiday like no other.
With a number of ecologically significant conservation sites and habitats, the Chatham Islands is home to rare plant and birdlife, including 18 bird species unique to the islands, as well as at least 29 species of indigenous flora found no where else in the world. Discover the indigenous Moriori culture, history and heritage. Explore the vast array of beautiful scenery, flora and fauna and immerse yourself in the nature, peace and tranquility which make these islands so unique and special. 

Tour Includes:
  • Home collection & drop off within Auckland (Orewa to Papakura) or Wellington metropolitan areas.
  • Return flights with Air Chathams
  • Professional Tour Leader
  • 7 nights accommodation at Awarakau Lodge
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch,dinner)
  • 24hr tea and coffee
  • Daily sightseeing & tours as per the itinerary

Awarakau Lodge
Seven nights is enjoyed at Awarakau Lodge. The lodge, situated on a working farm, has stunning sea vistas and guests can explore the rugged coastline and farm.
Hosts Greg Horler and wife Rosemarie, who is 6th generation Chatham Islander, take care of everything during the week and provide a friendly Chatham Island welcome and warm hospitality. Rosemarie provides fabulous meals with local fresh produce and fish.
Greg, our driver and guide, has an in depth knowledge of the Chathams, and has been involved in many aspects of the Chathams from shearing, fishing and local industry to local body government and the community.



  • Standard Twin/Double with shared facilities    $4450.00 per person
  • Deluxe Twin/Double with en-suite facilities   $4600.00 per person
  • Single Supplement $800.00
  • Prices from other towns/regions on application, please phone 0800 999 887


  • From Auckland
    15th - 22nd October 2020 - 4 seats left
    26th Nov - 3rd December 2020 - FULLY BOOKED
    4th - 11th February 2021 - FULLY BOOKED
    6th - 13th May 2021
  • From Wellington
    25th January - 1st February 2021 - FULLY BOOKED
Booking Terms & Conditions
  • Accommodation is twin share.
  • Payment of the single room supplement will guarantee a single (sole use) room. Single rooms are subject to availability
  • Twilight Travel reserves the right to alter the itinerary due to operational and logistical requirements.
  • This tour is not suitable for wheelchairs and walking frames. 
  • Flights to and from the Chathams can be delayed due to weather. Additional accommodation and meals will be at passengers expense. Travel insurance is recommended.
  • A deposit of $500.00 per person is required to secure booking.
Please read full terms and conditions.
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