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This 2-hour scenic cruise on the tranquil, reflective waters of Lake Mapourika offers postcard-perfect photo ops from the boat’s viewing platform. Admire a sweeping panorama of the Southern Alps and Franz Josef Glacier while you listen to live commentary about this scenic gem. Upgrade your tour to include a bush walk through some of the last remaining Kahikatea rainforest and visit the Okarito Kiwi Sanctuary, home to the rowi, New Zealand’s rarest kiwi bird. Select a morning, afternoon or evening departure.
Enjoy our premium cruise across the idyllic calm waters of Lake Mapourika which includes a guided walk through a private rainforest trail and kiwi sanctuary.
Only accessible by boat, this area is part of a Kiwi Conservation area and is home to many of New Zealand's Native Birds.
Your local skipper and guide will lead you through the trail at your own pace, while providing unique insight about the region. This is some of the oldest untouched rainforest in South Westland and is reminiscent to that of the Jurassic Era!