About the Chatham Islands
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:
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
* 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
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