Introduction

Find businesses who can help you enjoy bird and wildlife watching in areas managed by DOC.

Northland region

Wrybill Birding Tours, NZ

Guided birding and wildlife walks and pelagic seabirding tours around the New Zealand coastline.

www.wrybill-tours.com

Places:  Ahuriri Estuary Walking Track; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Awarua-Waituna Wetlands; Boundary Stream area; Boundary Stream walks; Bridle Track; Cathedral Cove Walk; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Hāpūpū/J.M. Barker Historic Reserve; Hāpūpū/J.M. Barker Historic Reserve Walk; Henga Scenic Reserve; Henga Scenic Reserve Walk; Hollyford Track; Manauea/Ocean Mail Scenic Reserve Walk; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nīkau Bush Conservation Area; Nīkau Bush Conservation Area Walk; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora Forest Park tramping tracks; Rakiura National Park; St James Conservation Area; St James Walkway; Tautuku walks; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; Waituna Lagoon tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Kauri Coast Top 10 Holiday Park

Guided 2-hour evening and night walks in Trounson Kauri Park.

www.kauricoasttop10.co.nz

Places:  Trounson Kauri Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Auckland region

Nature Quest New Zealand

Custom birding and natural history tours for individuals and groups throughout New Zealand. Private self-drive trips and special interest tours for overseas tour companies and conservation societies.

www.naturequest.co.nz

Places:  Arrowtown area; Arthur's Pass National Park; Bendigo area; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Kahurangi National Park; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Alta Track; Lake Marian Track; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Makarora Valley Track; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; Pinnacles Track; Pisa Conservation Area tramping tracks; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora Forest Park tramping tracks; Queen Charlotte Sound walking tracks; Rakiura National Park; Rob Roy Track; Tautuku walks; Te Waikoropupū Springs; Tiritiri Matangi Island ; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; West Matukituki Track

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Kiwi Wildlife Tours

Guided bird watching tours throughout New Zealand.

www.kiwi-wildlife.co.nz

Places:  Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Great Barrier Island/Aotea; Rakiura National Park; Tiritiri Matangi Island

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Supporters of Tiritiri Matangi

Guided walks on Tiritiri Matangi Island.

www.tiritirimatangi.org.nz

Places:  Tiritiri Matangi Island

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Coromandel region

Wrybill Birding Tours, NZ

Guided birding and wildlife walks and pelagic seabirding tours around the New Zealand coastline.

www.wrybill-tours.com

Places:  Ahuriri Estuary Walking Track; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Awarua-Waituna Wetlands; Boundary Stream area; Boundary Stream walks; Bridle Track; Cathedral Cove Walk; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Hāpūpū/J.M. Barker Historic Reserve; Hāpūpū/J.M. Barker Historic Reserve Walk; Henga Scenic Reserve; Henga Scenic Reserve Walk; Hollyford Track; Manauea/Ocean Mail Scenic Reserve Walk; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nīkau Bush Conservation Area; Nīkau Bush Conservation Area Walk; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora Forest Park tramping tracks; Rakiura National Park; St James Conservation Area; St James Walkway; Tautuku walks; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; Waituna Lagoon tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Waikato region

Nature Quest New Zealand

Custom birding and natural history tours for individuals and groups throughout New Zealand. Private self-drive trips and special interest tours for overseas tour companies and conservation societies.

www.naturequest.co.nz

Places:  Arrowtown area; Arthur's Pass National Park; Bendigo area; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Kahurangi National Park; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Alta Track; Lake Marian Track; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Makarora Valley Track; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; Pinnacles Track; Pisa Conservation Area tramping tracks; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora Forest Park tramping tracks; Queen Charlotte Sound walking tracks; Rakiura National Park; Rob Roy Track; Tautuku walks; Te Waikoropupū Springs; Tiritiri Matangi Island ; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; West Matukituki Track

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wrybill Birding Tours, NZ

Guided birding and wildlife walks and pelagic seabirding tours around the New Zealand coastline.

www.wrybill-tours.com

Places:  Ahuriri Estuary Walking Track; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Awarua-Waituna Wetlands; Boundary Stream area; Boundary Stream walks; Bridle Track; Cathedral Cove Walk; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Hāpūpū/J.M. Barker Historic Reserve; Hāpūpū/J.M. Barker Historic Reserve Walk; Henga Scenic Reserve; Henga Scenic Reserve Walk; Hollyford Track; Manauea/Ocean Mail Scenic Reserve Walk; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nīkau Bush Conservation Area; Nīkau Bush Conservation Area Walk; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora Forest Park tramping tracks; Rakiura National Park; St James Conservation Area; St James Walkway; Tautuku walks; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; Waituna Lagoon tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Bay of Plenty region

Kuaka New Zealand

Commercial volunteer programme specialising in environmental and cultural field studies in the Tauranga area.

www.kuaka.co.nz

Places:  Kaimai Mamaku Conservation Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

Gloworm Adventure Tours

Glow worm night tours in Karangahake Scenic Reserve and Kaimai Mamaku Conservation Park.

+64 7 862 8306

Places:  Kaimai Mamaku Conservation Park; Karangahake Windows Walk

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Manawatu/Whanganui region

Green Jersey Explorer Tours

Guided cycling tours on tracks in Tararua Forest Park, Aorangi Forest Park, and Rimutaka Forest Park and viewing of New Zealand fur seal from the land at Cape Palliser, Turakirae Scientific Reserve, Redrocks (Te Kopahou Reserve and Cape Foulwind.

http://greenjersey.co.nz/

Places:  Aorangi Crossing; Aorangi Forest Park; Big Bend Track; Carter Scenic Reserve; Cattle Ridge Track; Donnelly Flat Loop Walk; Gentle Annie Track; Holdsworth - Kaitoke Track; Kiriwhakapapa Loop; Mt Holdsworth - Jumbo Circuit; Mt Matthews; Ōrongorongo Track; Pinnacles Track; Remutaka Forest Park; Tararua Forest Park; Turakirae Head Scientific Reserve; Westport area; Whakanui Track

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Mountain biking; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Hawke’s Bay region

Wrybill Birding Tours, NZ

Guided birding and wildlife walks and pelagic seabirding tours around the New Zealand coastline.

www.wrybill-tours.com

Places:  Ahuriri Estuary Walking Track; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Awarua-Waituna Wetlands; Boundary Stream area; Boundary Stream walks; Bridle Track; Cathedral Cove Walk; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Hāpūpū/J.M. Barker Historic Reserve; Hāpūpū/J.M. Barker Historic Reserve Walk; Henga Scenic Reserve; Henga Scenic Reserve Walk; Hollyford Track; Manauea/Ocean Mail Scenic Reserve Walk; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nīkau Bush Conservation Area; Nīkau Bush Conservation Area Walk; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora Forest Park tramping tracks; Rakiura National Park; St James Conservation Area; St James Walkway; Tautuku walks; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; Waituna Lagoon tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Gannet Beach Adventures

Guided tours to Cape Kidnappers mainland gannet colony, Hawke's Bay.

www.gannets.com

Places:  Cape Kidnappers/Te Kauwae-a-Māui Gannet Reserve

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wairarapa region

Green Jersey Explorer Tours

Guided cycling tours on tracks in Tararua Forest Park, Aorangi Forest Park, and Rimutaka Forest Park and viewing of New Zealand fur seal from the land at Cape Palliser, Turakirae Scientific Reserve, Redrocks (Te Kopahou Reserve and Cape Foulwind.

http://greenjersey.co.nz/

Places:  Aorangi Crossing; Aorangi Forest Park; Big Bend Track; Carter Scenic Reserve; Cattle Ridge Track; Donnelly Flat Loop Walk; Gentle Annie Track; Holdsworth - Kaitoke Track; Kiriwhakapapa Loop; Mt Holdsworth - Jumbo Circuit; Mt Matthews; Ōrongorongo Track; Pinnacles Track; Remutaka Forest Park; Tararua Forest Park; Turakirae Head Scientific Reserve; Westport area; Whakanui Track

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Mountain biking; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Nature Quest New Zealand

Custom birding and natural history tours for individuals and groups throughout New Zealand. Private self-drive trips and special interest tours for overseas tour companies and conservation societies.

www.naturequest.co.nz

Places:  Arrowtown area; Arthur's Pass National Park; Bendigo area; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Kahurangi National Park; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Alta Track; Lake Marian Track; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Makarora Valley Track; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; Pinnacles Track; Pisa Conservation Area tramping tracks; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora Forest Park tramping tracks; Queen Charlotte Sound walking tracks; Rakiura National Park; Rob Roy Track; Tautuku walks; Te Waikoropupū Springs; Tiritiri Matangi Island ; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; West Matukituki Track

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wellington/Kapiti region

Kapiti Island Nature Tours

Transport to and guided walks on Kapiti Island, overnight kiwi spotting tours and lodge accommodation.

www.kapitiisland.com

Places:  Kapiti Island Nature Reserve

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating

Services:  Transport; Accommodation; Guided activities and tours

Kapiti Island Eco Experience

Transport to and guided walks on Kapiti Island.

www.kapitiislandeco.co.nz

Places:  Kapiti Island Nature Reserve

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Green Jersey Explorer Tours

Guided cycling tours on tracks in Tararua Forest Park, Aorangi Forest Park, and Rimutaka Forest Park and viewing of New Zealand fur seal from the land at Cape Palliser, Turakirae Scientific Reserve, Redrocks (Te Kopahou Reserve and Cape Foulwind.

http://greenjersey.co.nz/

Places:  Aorangi Crossing; Aorangi Forest Park; Big Bend Track; Carter Scenic Reserve; Cattle Ridge Track; Donnelly Flat Loop Walk; Gentle Annie Track; Holdsworth - Kaitoke Track; Kiriwhakapapa Loop; Mt Holdsworth - Jumbo Circuit; Mt Matthews; Ōrongorongo Track; Pinnacles Track; Remutaka Forest Park; Tararua Forest Park; Turakirae Head Scientific Reserve; Westport area; Whakanui Track

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Mountain biking; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Chatham Islands region

Wrybill Birding Tours, NZ

Guided birding and wildlife walks and pelagic seabirding tours around the New Zealand coastline.

www.wrybill-tours.com

Places:  Ahuriri Estuary Walking Track; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Awarua-Waituna Wetlands; Boundary Stream area; Boundary Stream walks; Bridle Track; Cathedral Cove Walk; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Hāpūpū/J.M. Barker Historic Reserve; Hāpūpū/J.M. Barker Historic Reserve Walk; Henga Scenic Reserve; Henga Scenic Reserve Walk; Hollyford Track; Manauea/Ocean Mail Scenic Reserve Walk; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nīkau Bush Conservation Area; Nīkau Bush Conservation Area Walk; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora Forest Park tramping tracks; Rakiura National Park; St James Conservation Area; St James Walkway; Tautuku walks; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; Waituna Lagoon tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Nelson/Tasman region

Venture Photography Workshops

Guiding on conforming tracks for photography lessons in the South Island of New Zealand.

www.venturephotography.com.au

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier walks; Blue Pools Track; Devils Punchbowl Walking Track; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere Walk; Hooker Valley Track; Lake Gunn Nature Walk; Lake Marian Falls Track; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Milford Foreshore Walk; Mirror Lakes Walk; Moeraki area; Moeraki Boulders/Kaihinaki Walk; Moke Lake Loop Track; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nugget Point/Tokata walks; The Chasm Walk; Visitor Centre to Te Anau Bird Sanctuary Walk; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Farewell Spit Eco Tours

Guided 4WD tours of Farewell Spit Nature Reserve, including visits to the Gannet colony and Puponga Farm Park.

www.farewellspit.com

Places:  Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Abel Tasman Charters

Scenic boat cruises and special boat charters in Abel Tasman National Park.

www.abeltasmancharters.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Driftwood Eco-Tours Driftwood Eco-Tours

Driftwood Eco Tours provide guided, multi and one day tours to remote areas of the South Island and West Coast.

www.driftwoodecotours.co.nz

Places:  Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park; Marfells Beach/Cape Campbell Route; Molesworth Recreation Reserve tramping tracks; Wairau Lagoons Walkway

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Nelson Tasman Tourism Holdings Limited

Commercial vessel-based viewing of marine mammals (NZ Fur seals, dolphins, whales) along the Abel Tasman coastline, including Tonga and Pinnacle Islands.

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle

Charter boat trips and water taxi service in the Abel Tasman National Park. They also provide vessel-based marine mammal viewing along the Abel Tasman coastline, including Adele, Tonga and Pinnacle Islands.

www.abeltasmanseashuttles.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Nature Quest New Zealand

Custom birding and natural history tours for individuals and groups throughout New Zealand. Private self-drive trips and special interest tours for overseas tour companies and conservation societies.

www.naturequest.co.nz

Places:  Arrowtown area; Arthur's Pass National Park; Bendigo area; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Kahurangi National Park; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Alta Track; Lake Marian Track; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Makarora Valley Track; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; Pinnacles Track; Pisa Conservation Area tramping tracks; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora Forest Park tramping tracks; Queen Charlotte Sound walking tracks; Rakiura National Park; Rob Roy Track; Tautuku walks; Te Waikoropupū Springs; Tiritiri Matangi Island ; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; West Matukituki Track

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Marlborough region

Kiwi Wildlife Tours

Guided bird watching tours throughout New Zealand.

www.kiwi-wildlife.co.nz

Places:  Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Great Barrier Island/Aotea; Rakiura National Park; Tiritiri Matangi Island

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Croucher Enterprises

Seal watching on Kaikoura Peninsula.

+64 3 319 7475

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Driftwood Eco-Tours Driftwood Eco-Tours

Driftwood Eco Tours provide guided, multi and one day tours to remote areas of the South Island and West Coast.

www.driftwoodecotours.co.nz

Places:  Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park; Marfells Beach/Cape Campbell Route; Molesworth Recreation Reserve tramping tracks; Wairau Lagoons Walkway

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Topspot Backpackers

Shore-based swimming and watching seals at Kaikoura Peninsula.

+64 3 319 5540

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Swimming

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Seal Swim Kaikoura

Guided boat and land-based seal swimming and viewing trips in Kaikoura.

www.sealswimkaikoura.co.nz

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Venture Photography Workshops

Guiding on conforming tracks for photography lessons in the South Island of New Zealand.

www.venturephotography.com.au

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier walks; Blue Pools Track; Devils Punchbowl Walking Track; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere Walk; Hooker Valley Track; Lake Gunn Nature Walk; Lake Marian Falls Track; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Milford Foreshore Walk; Mirror Lakes Walk; Moeraki area; Moeraki Boulders/Kaihinaki Walk; Moke Lake Loop Track; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nugget Point/Tokata walks; The Chasm Walk; Visitor Centre to Te Anau Bird Sanctuary Walk; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Kaikoura Allsports

Viewing and swimming with seals along the Kaikoura coast.

baxter100@xtra.co.nz or 021 227 6487

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Kaikoura Kayaks

Guided half day sea kayaking tours to view seals and dolphins.

www.kaikourakayaks.co.nz

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Nature Quest New Zealand

Custom birding and natural history tours for individuals and groups throughout New Zealand. Private self-drive trips and special interest tours for overseas tour companies and conservation societies.

www.naturequest.co.nz

Places:  Arrowtown area; Arthur's Pass National Park; Bendigo area; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Kahurangi National Park; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Alta Track; Lake Marian Track; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Makarora Valley Track; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; Pinnacles Track; Pisa Conservation Area tramping tracks; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora Forest Park tramping tracks; Queen Charlotte Sound walking tracks; Rakiura National Park; Rob Roy Track; Tautuku walks; Te Waikoropupū Springs; Tiritiri Matangi Island ; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; West Matukituki Track

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Kaikoura Marine Tours

Guided 2.5 hour boat tours to view seals and seabirds, and fishing in Kaikoura.

www.kaikouramarinetours.co.nz

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating; Fishing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Kaikoura Helicopters

Helicopter whale watching and scenic flights in the South Marlborough area.

www.worldofwhales.co.nz

Places:  Isolated Hill Scenic Reserve; Ka Whata Tu o Rakihouia Clarence; Mount Richmond Forest Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Dolphin Watch Ecotours

Wildlife cruises, guided walks and swimming with dolphins in the Marlborough Sounds.

www.naturetours.co.nz

Places:  Queen Charlotte Sound walking tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating

Services:  Guided activities and tours

French Pass Sea Safaris & Beachfront Villas

See and swim with dolphins and seals in the Marlborough Sounds.

www.seasafaris.co.nz

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Marlborough Tour Company Ltd

Water taxi transport and cruises in Queen Charlotte Sound.

www.cougarline.co.nz

Places:  Queen Charlotte Sound walking tracks; Queen Charlotte Track

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating

Services:  Transport

West Coast region

Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki

Guided walks and kayak trips to explore the South Westland rainforest, lakes, rivers, wetlands, Tasman seacoast, forests, birdlife and geology.

www.wildernesslodge.co.nz

Places:  Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Moeraki Valley Track; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Accommodation; Guided activities and tours

Wilderness Lodge Arthurs Pass

Guided walks and kayak trips to explore the Waimakariri Basin alpine flowers, forests, birdlife and geology.

www.wildernesslodge.co.nz

Places:  Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park walking tracks; Korowai/Torlesse Tussocklands Park; Kura Tāwhiti Conservation Area

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Accommodation; Guided activities and tours

Wrybill Birding Tours, NZ

Guided birding and wildlife walks and pelagic seabirding tours around the New Zealand coastline.

www.wrybill-tours.com

Places:  Ahuriri Estuary Walking Track; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Awarua-Waituna Wetlands; Boundary Stream area; Boundary Stream walks; Bridle Track; Cathedral Cove Walk; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Hāpūpū/J.M. Barker Historic Reserve; Hāpūpū/J.M. Barker Historic Reserve Walk; Henga Scenic Reserve; Henga Scenic Reserve Walk; Hollyford Track; Manauea/Ocean Mail Scenic Reserve Walk; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nīkau Bush Conservation Area; Nīkau Bush Conservation Area Walk; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora Forest Park tramping tracks; Rakiura National Park; St James Conservation Area; St James Walkway; Tautuku walks; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; Waituna Lagoon tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

New Zealand Discovery Adventures and The Wild West Adventure Company

Guided half day adventures on the West Coast and multi- day tours around the South Island.

www.fun-nz.com

Places:  Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Fox Glacier area; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Mount Aspiring National Park; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Caving; Four wheel driving; Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Rafting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Driftwood Eco-Tours Driftwood Eco-Tours

Driftwood Eco Tours provide guided, multi and one day tours to remote areas of the South Island and West Coast.

www.driftwoodecotours.co.nz

Places:  Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park; Marfells Beach/Cape Campbell Route; Molesworth Recreation Reserve tramping tracks; Wairau Lagoons Walkway

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Auldwood Birds Limited

Land-based guiding for the purpose of bird-watching, and short guided walks.

Phone: 027 419 1080

Places:  Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Lake Ellesmere (Te Waihora) area; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Lewis Pass Scenic Reserve; Nina valley tracks and routes

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Franz Josef Wilderness Tours

Guided boat cruises, fishing charters and rainforest walks on Lake Mapourika.

https://franzjoseftours.co.nz/

Places:  Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating; Fishing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

White Heron Sanctuary Tours

Short minibus ride, guided jet boat tours, and short boardwalk to view white heron and other birdlife in the Waitangi Roto Nature Reserve.

www.whiteherontours.co.nz

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Okarito Kiwi Tours

Guided 3-5 hour evening/night tours to view kiwi (the Rowi or Okarito brown kiwi) and other wildlife in the Okarito area.

www.okaritokiwitours.co.nz

Places:  Ōkārito area; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Green Jersey Explorer Tours

Guided cycling tours on tracks in Tararua Forest Park, Aorangi Forest Park, and Rimutaka Forest Park and viewing of New Zealand fur seal from the land at Cape Palliser, Turakirae Scientific Reserve, Redrocks (Te Kopahou Reserve and Cape Foulwind.

http://greenjersey.co.nz/

Places:  Aorangi Crossing; Aorangi Forest Park; Big Bend Track; Carter Scenic Reserve; Cattle Ridge Track; Donnelly Flat Loop Walk; Gentle Annie Track; Holdsworth - Kaitoke Track; Kiriwhakapapa Loop; Mt Holdsworth - Jumbo Circuit; Mt Matthews; Ōrongorongo Track; Pinnacles Track; Remutaka Forest Park; Tararua Forest Park; Turakirae Head Scientific Reserve; Westport area; Whakanui Track

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Mountain biking; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

West Coast Wildlife Centre

Wildlife Centre on the West Coast.

www.wildkiwi.co.nz

Places:  Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Facilities; Guided activities and tours

Venture Photography Workshops

Guiding on conforming tracks for photography lessons in the South Island of New Zealand.

www.venturephotography.com.au

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier walks; Blue Pools Track; Devils Punchbowl Walking Track; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere Walk; Hooker Valley Track; Lake Gunn Nature Walk; Lake Marian Falls Track; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Milford Foreshore Walk; Mirror Lakes Walk; Moeraki area; Moeraki Boulders/Kaihinaki Walk; Moke Lake Loop Track; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nugget Point/Tokata walks; The Chasm Walk; Visitor Centre to Te Anau Bird Sanctuary Walk; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Paramata Lodge

Guided short and day walks, and guided canoeing trips in the Franz Josef and Hokitika areas.

www.paramatalodge.co.nz

Places:  Mahinapua Scenic Reserve; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Canterbury region

Akaroa Dolphins

Viewing and swimming with Hector's dolphins, and other wildlife in Akaroa Harbour.

http://www.akaroadolphins.co.nz/

Places:  Akaroa Marine Reserve

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Venture Photography Workshops

Guiding on conforming tracks for photography lessons in the South Island of New Zealand.

www.venturephotography.com.au

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier walks; Blue Pools Track; Devils Punchbowl Walking Track; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere Walk; Hooker Valley Track; Lake Gunn Nature Walk; Lake Marian Falls Track; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Milford Foreshore Walk; Mirror Lakes Walk; Moeraki area; Moeraki Boulders/Kaihinaki Walk; Moke Lake Loop Track; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nugget Point/Tokata walks; The Chasm Walk; Visitor Centre to Te Anau Bird Sanctuary Walk; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wrybill Birding Tours, NZ

Guided birding and wildlife walks and pelagic seabirding tours around the New Zealand coastline.

www.wrybill-tours.com

Places:  Ahuriri Estuary Walking Track; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Awarua-Waituna Wetlands; Boundary Stream area; Boundary Stream walks; Bridle Track; Cathedral Cove Walk; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Hāpūpū/J.M. Barker Historic Reserve; Hāpūpū/J.M. Barker Historic Reserve Walk; Henga Scenic Reserve; Henga Scenic Reserve Walk; Hollyford Track; Manauea/Ocean Mail Scenic Reserve Walk; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nīkau Bush Conservation Area; Nīkau Bush Conservation Area Walk; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora Forest Park tramping tracks; Rakiura National Park; St James Conservation Area; St James Walkway; Tautuku walks; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; Waituna Lagoon tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Auldwood Birds Limited

Land-based guiding for the purpose of bird-watching, and short guided walks.

Phone: 027 419 1080

Places:  Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Lake Ellesmere (Te Waihora) area; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Lewis Pass Scenic Reserve; Nina valley tracks and routes

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

New Zealand Discovery Adventures and The Wild West Adventure Company

Guided half day adventures on the West Coast and multi- day tours around the South Island.

www.fun-nz.com

Places:  Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Fox Glacier area; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Mount Aspiring National Park; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Caving; Four wheel driving; Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Rafting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Pohatu Penguins

Guided vehicle day and evening tours, sea kayak tours, and walks to view penguins at Pohatu, Banks Peninsula.

www.pohatu.co.nz

Places:  Banks Peninsula area; Pohatu Marine Reserve

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Four wheel driving; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Kaikoura Helicopters

Helicopter whale watching and scenic flights in the South Marlborough area.

www.worldofwhales.co.nz

Places:  Isolated Hill Scenic Reserve; Ka Whata Tu o Rakihouia Clarence; Mount Richmond Forest Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

LeLievre, P F

2 - 2.5 hour tours to view seals including a coach trip to seal colony at Akaroa.

www.sealtours.co.nz

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Nature Quest New Zealand

Custom birding and natural history tours for individuals and groups throughout New Zealand. Private self-drive trips and special interest tours for overseas tour companies and conservation societies.

www.naturequest.co.nz

Places:  Arrowtown area; Arthur's Pass National Park; Bendigo area; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Kahurangi National Park; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Alta Track; Lake Marian Track; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Makarora Valley Track; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; Pinnacles Track; Pisa Conservation Area tramping tracks; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora Forest Park tramping tracks; Queen Charlotte Sound walking tracks; Rakiura National Park; Rob Roy Track; Tautuku walks; Te Waikoropupū Springs; Tiritiri Matangi Island ; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; West Matukituki Track

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

FOX II Sailing Adventures

Sail on New Zealand’s oldest gaffed rigged ketch and view the wildlife of Akaroa Harbour.

http://www.akaroafoxsail.co.nz/

Places:  Akaroa Marine Reserve

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki

Guided walks and kayak trips to explore the South Westland rainforest, lakes, rivers, wetlands, Tasman seacoast, forests, birdlife and geology.

www.wildernesslodge.co.nz

Places:  Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Moeraki Valley Track; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Accommodation; Guided activities and tours

Tussock and Beech Ecotours

Guided nature tours in the Southern Alps.

www.nature.net.nz

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Banks Peninsula area; Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Kura Tāwhiti Conservation Area; Mount Hutt area; Mount Hutt Forest walking tracks; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; Te Awa Awa Walk

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Otago region

4 Nature Tours

Half and full day guided walking and wildlife/bird watching tours in eastern Otago; Rock and Pillar, Boulder Beach and Trotters Gorge Conservation Areas, Moeraki Boulders Scenic Reserve, Hawksbury Lagoon Wildlife Refuge, Orokonui Scenic Reserve, Aramoana Ecological Area, Sandymount Recreation Reserve, Tomahawk Lagoon Wildlife Management Reserve.

www.4nature.co.nz

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wrybill Birding Tours, NZ

Guided birding and wildlife walks and pelagic seabirding tours around the New Zealand coastline.

www.wrybill-tours.com

Places:  Ahuriri Estuary Walking Track; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Awarua-Waituna Wetlands; Boundary Stream area; Boundary Stream walks; Bridle Track; Cathedral Cove Walk; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Hāpūpū/J.M. Barker Historic Reserve; Hāpūpū/J.M. Barker Historic Reserve Walk; Henga Scenic Reserve; Henga Scenic Reserve Walk; Hollyford Track; Manauea/Ocean Mail Scenic Reserve Walk; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nīkau Bush Conservation Area; Nīkau Bush Conservation Area Walk; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora Forest Park tramping tracks; Rakiura National Park; St James Conservation Area; St James Walkway; Tautuku walks; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; Waituna Lagoon tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Back to Nature Tours

Guided wildlife tours of Dunedin and the South Island.

www.backtonaturetours.co.nz

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Venture Photography Workshops

Guiding on conforming tracks for photography lessons in the South Island of New Zealand.

www.venturephotography.com.au

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier walks; Blue Pools Track; Devils Punchbowl Walking Track; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere Walk; Hooker Valley Track; Lake Gunn Nature Walk; Lake Marian Falls Track; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Milford Foreshore Walk; Mirror Lakes Walk; Moeraki area; Moeraki Boulders/Kaihinaki Walk; Moke Lake Loop Track; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nugget Point/Tokata walks; The Chasm Walk; Visitor Centre to Te Anau Bird Sanctuary Walk; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Orokonui Ecosanctuary

Guided nature walks in the Orokonui Reserve, Coastal Otago. There is a café, souviner shop and venue hire available as well as school holiday programmes.

www.orokonui.org.nz

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Facilities; Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

Nugget Point Catlins Tours

Guided walks in the Catlins and Nugget Point.

www.catlins.co.nz

Places:  Jacks Blowhole Track; Tautuku walks; Tunnel Beach Track

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

New Zealand Discovery Adventures and The Wild West Adventure Company

Guided half day adventures on the West Coast and multi- day tours around the South Island.

www.fun-nz.com

Places:  Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Fox Glacier area; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Mount Aspiring National Park; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Caving; Four wheel driving; Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Rafting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Elm Wildlife Tours

Guided tours in Otago Peninsula, Tairoa Headland and the Catlins.

www.elmwildlifetours.co.nz

Places:  Cathedral Caves Walk; Jacks Blowhole Track; Tautuku walks; Tunnel Beach Track

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Nature Guides Otago

Regular guided wildlife tours on the Otago Peninsula. Nature tours to other conservation areas may be available on request.

www.natureguidesotago.co.nz

Places:  Aramoana Boardwalk; Tautuku walks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Nature Quest New Zealand

Custom birding and natural history tours for individuals and groups throughout New Zealand. Private self-drive trips and special interest tours for overseas tour companies and conservation societies.

www.naturequest.co.nz

Places:  Arrowtown area; Arthur's Pass National Park; Bendigo area; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Kahurangi National Park; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Alta Track; Lake Marian Track; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Makarora Valley Track; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; Pinnacles Track; Pisa Conservation Area tramping tracks; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora Forest Park tramping tracks; Queen Charlotte Sound walking tracks; Rakiura National Park; Rob Roy Track; Tautuku walks; Te Waikoropupū Springs; Tiritiri Matangi Island ; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; West Matukituki Track

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Fiordland region

Wrybill Birding Tours, NZ

Guided birding and wildlife walks and pelagic seabirding tours around the New Zealand coastline.

www.wrybill-tours.com

Places:  Ahuriri Estuary Walking Track; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Awarua-Waituna Wetlands; Boundary Stream area; Boundary Stream walks; Bridle Track; Cathedral Cove Walk; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Hāpūpū/J.M. Barker Historic Reserve; Hāpūpū/J.M. Barker Historic Reserve Walk; Henga Scenic Reserve; Henga Scenic Reserve Walk; Hollyford Track; Manauea/Ocean Mail Scenic Reserve Walk; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nīkau Bush Conservation Area; Nīkau Bush Conservation Area Walk; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora Forest Park tramping tracks; Rakiura National Park; St James Conservation Area; St James Walkway; Tautuku walks; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; Waituna Lagoon tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

RealNZ

Boat cruises in Milford and Doubtful Sound, boat and coach transport, guided walks for Te Anau Glowworm caves, Milford Track and Stewart Island and guided kayaking; Fiordland and Rakiura National Parks, Ulva Island.

https://www.realnz.com

Places:  Dusky Track; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Kepler Track; Lake Monowai/Borland Road area; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Milford Track; Rakiura National Park; Rakiura Track; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Fiordland Expeditions

Overnight boat cruises or charters in Doubtful Sound, Fiordland National Park.

http://fiordlandexpeditions.co.nz/

Places:  Fiordland National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Nature Quest New Zealand

Custom birding and natural history tours for individuals and groups throughout New Zealand. Private self-drive trips and special interest tours for overseas tour companies and conservation societies.

www.naturequest.co.nz

Places:  Arrowtown area; Arthur's Pass National Park; Bendigo area; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Kahurangi National Park; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Alta Track; Lake Marian Track; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Makarora Valley Track; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; Pinnacles Track; Pisa Conservation Area tramping tracks; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora Forest Park tramping tracks; Queen Charlotte Sound walking tracks; Rakiura National Park; Rob Roy Track; Tautuku walks; Te Waikoropupū Springs; Tiritiri Matangi Island ; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; West Matukituki Track

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Hollyford Valley Walk

Guided walks and tours on the Hollyford Track. Includes shore-based viewing of fur seals.

www.hollyfordtrack.com

Places:  Fiordland National Park; Hollyford Track

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Mountain Beech NZ Limited

Guided walks, including walks for ornithology and photography, at various locations across the South Island.

www.wlnz.co.nz 
www.mtag.co.nz

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Arthur's Pass National Park; Hāwea Conservation Park; Kahurangi National Park; Kura Tāwhiti Conservation Area; Mahinapua Scenic Reserve; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Ōkārito area; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Picnicking

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Venture Photography Workshops

Guiding on conforming tracks for photography lessons in the South Island of New Zealand.

www.venturephotography.com.au

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier walks; Blue Pools Track; Devils Punchbowl Walking Track; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere Walk; Hooker Valley Track; Lake Gunn Nature Walk; Lake Marian Falls Track; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Milford Foreshore Walk; Mirror Lakes Walk; Moeraki area; Moeraki Boulders/Kaihinaki Walk; Moke Lake Loop Track; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nugget Point/Tokata walks; The Chasm Walk; Visitor Centre to Te Anau Bird Sanctuary Walk; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Kiwi Wilderness Walks

Day and overnight guided walking and kiwi watching.

kiwiwildernesswalks.co.nz 

Places:  Dusky Track; Fiordland National Park; Rakiura National Park; Rakiura Track; South Coast Track; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Camping; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Southland region

Stewart Island Experience

Guided walks and boat cruises in Paterson Inlet, Rakiura National Park, Ulva Island, Stewart Island.

www.stewartislandexperience.co.nz

Places:  Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Rakiura National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Venture Photography Workshops

Guiding on conforming tracks for photography lessons in the South Island of New Zealand.

www.venturephotography.com.au

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier walks; Blue Pools Track; Devils Punchbowl Walking Track; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere Walk; Hooker Valley Track; Lake Gunn Nature Walk; Lake Marian Falls Track; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Milford Foreshore Walk; Mirror Lakes Walk; Moeraki area; Moeraki Boulders/Kaihinaki Walk; Moke Lake Loop Track; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nugget Point/Tokata walks; The Chasm Walk; Visitor Centre to Te Anau Bird Sanctuary Walk; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Fiordland Expeditions

Overnight boat cruises or charters in Doubtful Sound, Fiordland National Park.

http://fiordlandexpeditions.co.nz/

Places:  Fiordland National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Elwing Discoveries

Guided walks around Ulva Island, Rakiura National Park, Stewart Island.

www.elwing.co.nz

Places:  Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Rakiura National Park; Rakiura Track; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Nature Guides Otago

Regular guided wildlife tours on the Otago Peninsula. Nature tours to other conservation areas may be available on request.

www.natureguidesotago.co.nz

Places:  Aramoana Boardwalk; Tautuku walks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Elm Wildlife Tours

Guided tours in Otago Peninsula, Tairoa Headland and the Catlins.

www.elmwildlifetours.co.nz

Places:  Cathedral Caves Walk; Jacks Blowhole Track; Tautuku walks; Tunnel Beach Track

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

RealNZ

Boat cruises in Milford and Doubtful Sound, boat and coach transport, guided walks for Te Anau Glowworm caves, Milford Track and Stewart Island and guided kayaking; Fiordland and Rakiura National Parks, Ulva Island.

https://www.realnz.com

Places:  Dusky Track; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Kepler Track; Lake Monowai/Borland Road area; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Milford Track; Rakiura National Park; Rakiura Track; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Kiwi Wilderness Walks

Day and overnight guided walking and kiwi watching.

kiwiwildernesswalks.co.nz 

Places:  Dusky Track; Fiordland National Park; Rakiura National Park; Rakiura Track; South Coast Track; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Camping; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Ruggedy Range Wilderness Experience

Guided walks, bird watching (including pelagic birds, kiwi spotting), sea kayaking, small boat cruises, scenic road tours, water taxi and shuttle service to/from tracks. Local knowledge of Stewart Island, Ulva Island and Rakiura National Park.

www.ruggedyrange.com

Places:  Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; North West Circuit Stewart Island/Rakiura; Rakiura National Park; Rakiura Track; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Kiwi Wildlife Tours

Guided bird watching tours throughout New Zealand.

www.kiwi-wildlife.co.nz

Places:  Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Great Barrier Island/Aotea; Rakiura National Park; Tiritiri Matangi Island

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Bravo Adventure Cruises

Kiwi spotting and boat transport/charters in Rakiura National Park, Stewart Island.

www.kiwispotting.co.nz

Places:  Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Rakiura National Park; Rakiura Track; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Quark Expeditions

Subantarctic boat trips and guided day walks, Subantarctic Islands.

www.quarkexpeditions.com

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Rakiura Charters & Water Taxi

Rakiura Charters offers custom and scheduled water taxi services around Stewart Island, including to Freshwater River and other tramping destinations, besides a variety of guided tours and transfers for hunters all around Paterson Inlet.

www.rakiuracharters.co.nz

Places:  Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Rakiura National Park; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara ; Ulva Island-Te Wharawhara Marine Reserve

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating; Diving and snorkelling; Hunting; Walking and tramping

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Ulva's Guided Walks

Guided nature tours on Ulva and Stewart Islands. Full day forest and pelagic birding specialty trips with evening kiwi spotting.

www.ulva.co.nz

Places:  Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Rakiura National Park; Rakiura Track; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Nature Quest New Zealand

Custom birding and natural history tours for individuals and groups throughout New Zealand. Private self-drive trips and special interest tours for overseas tour companies and conservation societies.

www.naturequest.co.nz

Places:  Arrowtown area; Arthur's Pass National Park; Bendigo area; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Kahurangi National Park; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Alta Track; Lake Marian Track; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Makarora Valley Track; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; Pinnacles Track; Pisa Conservation Area tramping tracks; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora Forest Park tramping tracks; Queen Charlotte Sound walking tracks; Rakiura National Park; Rob Roy Track; Tautuku walks; Te Waikoropupū Springs; Tiritiri Matangi Island ; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; West Matukituki Track

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Aurora Charters

Water transport, pelagic seabird tours, private charters, guided walks and marine mammal viewing around Stewart Island, Rakiura National Park and Ulva Island.

www.auroracharters.co.nz

Places:  Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Rakiura Track; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Nugget Point Catlins Tours

Guided walks in the Catlins and Nugget Point.

www.catlins.co.nz

Places:  Jacks Blowhole Track; Tautuku walks; Tunnel Beach Track

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wrybill Birding Tours, NZ

Guided birding and wildlife walks and pelagic seabirding tours around the New Zealand coastline.

www.wrybill-tours.com

Places:  Ahuriri Estuary Walking Track; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Awarua-Waituna Wetlands; Boundary Stream area; Boundary Stream walks; Bridle Track; Cathedral Cove Walk; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Hāpūpū/J.M. Barker Historic Reserve; Hāpūpū/J.M. Barker Historic Reserve Walk; Henga Scenic Reserve; Henga Scenic Reserve Walk; Hollyford Track; Manauea/Ocean Mail Scenic Reserve Walk; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nīkau Bush Conservation Area; Nīkau Bush Conservation Area Walk; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora Forest Park tramping tracks; Rakiura National Park; St James Conservation Area; St James Walkway; Tautuku walks; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; Waituna Lagoon tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Aihe Eco Charters & Water Taxi

Water taxi service, small boat cruises, pelagic bird and marine mammal watching aboard Aihi, with its all round viewing. Local knowledge of Stewart Island, Ulva Island and Rakiura National Park.

www.aihe.co.nz

Places:  Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Rakiura National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

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