Day trip

Rotorua: Local Birdwatching Full-day Tour

Rotorua: Local Birdwatching Full-day Tour

From US$ 237.02 per person

Go on a birdwatching tour to spot some of New Zealand's rarest birds in the Bay of Plenty or Whirinaki Forest.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 7 hours
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Pickup included
Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • See some of New Zealand's rarest birds in their natural habitat
  • Discover the best spots for bird watching in the region
  • Enjoy birdwatching with a professional guide
Full description
Depending on the wishes of the group, you will set off either to see shorebird or forest birds in their natural habitats.  The forest bird watching experience will take place in Whirinaki Forest, among tall 1000-year-old trees. Come face to face with rare and endangered New Zealand birds including the North Island parrot, yellow-crowned parakeet, North Island robin, New Zealand falcon, blue duck, long tailed cuckoo, wood pigeon and more.  If your group chooses the shorebird experience, you will head to different sites spread around the Bay of Plenty. You will see New Zealand dotterels, royal spoonbills, white-fronted terns, various cormorants, and many more.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Binoculars
  • National park fees
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 8 years

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Hiking shoes
    • Water
    • Comfortable clothes

    Not allowed

    • Unaccompanied minors

    Know before you go

    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • This activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
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    Product ID: 386844