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Foris eco-tours’ fantastic birding trips are all about you. We like to have a conversation with our clients about what species they would like to see. We offer birding adventures from 1 to 8 days including pelagic, wetland, shore bird and forest bird experiences depending on your preference.
Our 8-Day birding tour takes in New Zealand nature at its best. It is an unforgettable experience for all birders. THINK ;
-North and South Islands
-2 pelagic trips (Hauraki and Kaikoura)
-See at least one representative of New Zealand’s six endemic families (wrens, kiwi, wattlebirds, parrots, stitchbirds, mohouas)
-3 chances to see wild kiwi
-2 chances to see kokako,
-Numerous endangered species
-Set dates, contact us for more details.
Our one-day forest birdwatching experiences at set in Whirinaki Forest among massive 1000-year-old trees in dinosaur forest and get face-to-face with rare and endangered New Zealand birds including: kaka (North Island parrot), yellow-crowned kakariki (parakeet), toutouwai (North Island robin), karearea (NZ falcon), whio (blue duck), koekoea (long tailed cuckoo), miromiro (tomtit), keruru (wood pigeon), tui and more in their natural habitat.
Our one-day shore bird sites are spread around the Bay of Plenty and we aim to see include: NZ dotterels, Bar-tailed godwits, Royal Spoonbills, white fronted terns, pied stilts, various cormorants and many more.
Trips leave Rotorua/Tauranga at 9.00am daily, returning around 4pm. Trips are suitable for anyone with moderate fitness – no hiking or birding experience is necessary. Children welcome – minimum age is 10 years old.
Lunch, binoculars, spotting scope, transport to and from Rotorua (we pick from Rotorua/Tauranga accommodation providers) is provided.
Foris Eco-tours Contact Details
8 Millie court
8 Millie court
Phone : 07 542 5080
Mobile : 021 2377713
Freephone : 0800 FORIS1