Photo © Mr Kea
This unique wilderness encounter is an opportunity to be guided through the highest privately owned land in New Zealand. During this 3 day/2night walk our guides will share their stories and show you the extraordinary range of rare and endangered flora and fauna. Accommodation is at Shearwater Lodge. At 1000m our eco friendly lodge provides a total sanctuary in an alpine environment that boasts outstanding birdlife and expansive alpine vistas. The Puhi Peaks Nature Reserve is home to one of only two colonies in the world of the endangered Hutton’s shearwater (Puffinus huttoni) which nest high in the mountains. The Reserve is also New Zealand’s eastern most habitat for kea, the famous (or infamous) alpine parrot. Other bird species likely to be seen are the bellbird, rifleman, fantail, tomtit, NZ pipit, South Island robin, NZ pigeon, NZ falcon, harrier hawk, introduced finches and more. Our family operated business offers a unique mix of professionalism combined with attention to detail, home comforts and a commitment to our guests having an outstanding wilderness experience.
Kaikoura Wilderness Walks & Lodge Contact Details
PO Box 177
Phone : +64 3 319 3113
Freephone : 0800 945 337 (NZ only)