Chatham Islands

Chatham Island Tours

Group Tours For 2019-20

Our escorted tours departs from either Auckland or Wellington, flying direct with Air Chathams. 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, will take care of everything during the week and provide a friendly Chatham Island welcome and warm hospitality.
Tour Includes:
  • Home collection & drop off within Auckland(Whangaparaoa to Papakura) or Wellington metropolitan areas.
  • Return flights with Air Chathams
  • Tour Leader
  • 7 nights accommodation at Awarakau Lodge
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch,dinner)
  • 24hr tea and coffee
  • Daily sightseeing & tours as per the itinerary


  • Standard Twin/Double with shared facilities    $4400.00 per person
  • Deluxe Twin/Double with en-suite facilities   $4550.00 per person
  • Single room supplement $ 800.00
General Information:
  • Accommodation is twin share.
  • Payment of the single room supplement will guarantee a single (sole use) room. Single rooms are subject to availability
  • The Chatham Islands are located 800km east of Christchurch. Approximate flight time is 2½ hours from Auckland and 2 hours from Wellington.
  • The climate is temperate with summer temperatures of 15 -24°C
  • 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.


  • From Auckland
    20th - 27th February 2020 - Limited availability
  • From Wellington
    3rd - 10th February 2020 - Limited availability

Travel Insurance

Twilight Travel & Tours recommend a comprehensive policy for travel to the Chatham Islands.

Premiums for 8 days travel:

Under 70 years $65.00 per person
70 - 79 years $105.00 per person
80 + years $157.00 per person

Policy covers cancellation, amendments and travel delay. Pre-existing medical conditions maybe excluded. Refer to the CoverMore policy booklet and wording for full policy details.

Insurance should be purchased at time of paying deposits.
Please contact us for full policy details and application forms.

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Twilight Travel & Tours is a New Zealand owned boutique tour operator providing small group tours within New Zealand since 2005.
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