Another great way to enjoy the lagoon is to cruise in a purpose built boat.
Locally owned and operated with knowledgable and passionate guides, they will take you birding at a gentle pace. 70 different bird species recorded.
Okarito is home to the splendid Okarito trig walk. A small walk takes you to a viewpoint with magnificent views of the Southern Alps.
Okarito has a range of Accommodation, depending on budget. From the Community run campground to YHA backpackers accommodation to motel type. We can be contacted for further details.
The village is managed by the Okarito Community Association – for more information www.okarito.net
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