Chatham Islands Escape

including return flights

The Chathams Islands is a remote, awe-inspiring place that is full of birdlife and incredible history making for an unforgettable visit.  This package is perfect for first timers to the Chathams, and offers a small group enviroment.

Chatham Islands November 2021 - 07 March 2022 7 nights from $5099 pp share twin

About the Chatham Islands

Getting there
Air Chathams is the island’s airline and was originally established to freight live seafood between Pitt Island, Chatham Island and mainland New Zealand.
Flights to the Chatham Islands depart weekly all year round from Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch and take 2 – 21/5 hours duration.

Important to know for your Chatham Islands package:

Weather
October & November – air is fresh and temperatures range from 7 – 15°C
December to March – an average temperature of 19°C, nights drop to approx 12°C. February is the warmest month.

A waterproof jacket and comfortable walking shoes are essential items for all seasons. Summer take the togs, sunscreen, hat and reusable water bottle.

Things to do and see in Chatham Island
Discover genuinely unique plant and bird life | Admiral garden | Henga Scenic Reserve | Hapupu National Historic Reserve | The historic and quirky Maunganui Stone Cottage | The Basalt Columns and Splatter Rock |Point Munning Seal Colony | Remains of a Sunderland flying Boat | Chatham Islands museum | Port Hutt | Tommy  Solomon Memorial | Relax on deserted beaches | Hike through wild landscapes | Bird watching |Fishing….

There is no cellphone coverage BUT internet is available
New Zealand Citizens do not need to take a passport
Currency is NZ$
There is no public transport on the islands

Includes
* Return Refundable & Fully Flexible Economy Class flights Auckland to Tuuta, Chatham Islands with Air Chathams including known airline taxes
* 7 nights accomodation at Awarakau Lodge (max capacity 12 guests), each room with it’s own ensuite
* All meals – continental breakfasts, picnic lunches and buffet dinners
* All sightseeing and entry fees as per itinerary
* Daily guided tours, arranged exclusively for the guests of Awarakau Lodge

Please click here for your full itinerary

Travel dates
Departures from Auckland:  04 November 2021 & 17 February 2022

Departures from Wellington:  01 December 2021 &  07 March 2022

Book by
Until sold out. Due to group size, space is limited and early booking is encouraged

Price
7 nights from $5099 pp share twin
Solo Travellers please add $900 to package cost

Terms & Conditions
Prices shown unless otherwise stated are in NZ$, and are subject to currency fluctuations and are for payment by cash, Eftpos, direct deposit or cleared cheque only.  Credit Card payments are also accepted but will incur a small surcharge, please enquire.  Capacity restrictions may apply. Special conditions apply for Bonus Inclusions, please discuss with your Ocean Escapes consultant.  A non refundable deposit of $1100 per person is due at time of booking, with full payment due 65 days prior to departure.  Should any travel restrictions due to Covid-19 be enforced, booking will be transferred to next suitable/available date or a full refund less an administration fee will be offered. Prices correct as at 09 June 2021  and are subject to change or withdrawal without notice. Other conditions may apply. AIM.