Chatham Islands

Be the first in the world each day to greet the new dawn on the Chatham Islands (Wharekauri). Here you can view our rare birds, some of which are protected on island sanctuaries while others you can readily see in our bush and beaches. Walk through our forests, expansive wetlands and conservation areas to view and learn about our native plants. Enjoy the bounty of our oceans, with fishing and hunting available, Visit our marae, learn our history, see the many places of interest, meet the locals, relax, and absorb the peace and tranquility of the Chatham Islands. Find out more at

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Chatham Islands

Awarakau Lodge

+64 3 305 0176

Awarakau Lodge is family owned and operated by Greg and Rosemarie. They offer guided tours for small groups (up to 12 guests) giving a more personal touch to the experience of visiting the Chatham Islands, while also catering for the needs of the independent traveler. Greg's guided tours include historical, cultural, and geological sites of interest around the island. Meanwhile, Rosemarie will be back at the Lodge preparing home cooked farm style meals for you. Your hosts will make sure your stay at Awarakau Lodge a memorable one.

Celine Photography

+64 3 305 0464

Celine is a 6th generation Pitt Islander. She is the only resident photographic artist on remote Pitt Island, on the edge of the Roaring Forties. Celine Photography is a small photographic business based on both Pitt and Chatham Islands. All photographs pertain to the Islands around the Chatham group. Celine Photography mainly sells photographs on canvas and in frames but also has a huge range of photo art and gifts.

Chatham Charters offers fishing, spear diving, scuba diving and hunting trips. F/V Star Keys 11 (52 foot) is surveyed for 12 people plus two crew, and departure is from Waitangi or Owenga. This is your opportunity to sample amazing Chatham Islands hospitality from a true Islander!

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