Chatham Island Tours

Experience The Chatham Islands

Join Peter for a tour to the Chatham Islands. This tour has three seats left now. Contact us now to secure a seat for next year.  Numbers are limited to 20 guests, which means that the tour is unique, intimate and personalised, twin share with dates of thursday January 27th 2022 to thursday 3rd February 2022. ex Auckland and return. $4995.00 p.p

By offering transfers from your home (depending on spaces), flying out of Auckland and staying at top accommodation-The Forget me Not Suites, we make this is a wonderful experience. Check out our Facebook page Nor East Excursions for lots of wonderful Chathams photos. 

The Chatham Islands is a bucket list item for many.   As New Zealand’s Eastern most outpost, with the dateline stretching around the Islands,  The Chathams is first permanently inhabited place in the world to welcome the new day.  So you can be the first to see the sun.

The isolation of the Chatham Islands has created a unique Island lifestyle and society with many locals descending from Moriori genealogy.  So you can discover the rich Moriori history and culture during your stay on the Chatham Islands.

The remote location of the Chathams means there is endemic flora and fauna, found nowhere else in the world.

Chatham IslandsTravel to The Chatham Islands

In March 2018 and then April 2019 and April 2021 we have taken groups of 26 and then 16 and 15 to the Chatham Islands,  it has all been fabulous. Your guide from NZ is Peter Foster, owner of Nor East Excursions with myself, Lynette Clothier. We are based in Mangawhai now after moving from Warkworth several months ago. Please feel to phone us on 0276264427 with any questions you may have. 

During the one week stay we will visit the four corners of the Chatham Islands.  The Enigmatic East, The Nuggety North East, The Wild West, The Natural North and The Sulty South. The beautiful bits in between, Blind Jims and Nikau reserve, Admiral Gardens-stunning sheltered gardens established for the birds, bees and butterflies by Val and Lois Croon, a large attractive planting of the Chatham Island Lilies (the Forget Me Not’s). You will discover dramatic scenery, a unique culture and learn about the history of this amazing place.

This is a foodies paradise, with all the Blue Cod, Crayfish and seafood and amazing food cooked by Tai and Toni. The Rib Eye Beef was superb. You are served continental breakfasts daily and packed picnic lunches, three course dinners every night. To be honest we need to go home and go on a diet. The whole adventure has been superb. The history amazing and it makes you want to investigate more and more of it.

Please feel free to take a look at our Facebook page for pics of The Chathams. Dont forgt to like our FB page, that way you will be able to see all our trips and excursions we post. If you would like to receive our monthly Newsletter drop us a line or inquire thru our website, email at

What Your Tour Includes

  • Flights on Air Chathams Convair 580 aircraft (comfortable, safe and with plenty of leg room)
  • Chatham Island accommodation single twin share or double (inquire about a single supplement in a twin or double room). This trip is staying in the Executive Suites at the Hotel/Forget Me Not Suites, all owned by the lovely Toni Croon.
  • All delicious meals included
  • Tours to the four corners and bits in between
  • Optional extras: (All flights and fishing charters are subject to weather conditions).
  • Pitt Island Day Tour (optional extra and a must do)
  • Scenic Flight (Air Chathams-optional extra)
  • Fishing Charter (optional) fishing like it used to be. Our last group caught 80 Blue Cod in the 3 hour trip from start to finish.

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Peter has a family connection with the Chathams and has spent several wonderful holidays here.

We have already had significant interest in this wonderful trip. Numbers are limited so email now for more information. Send us an email for more info or inquire thru our website.

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