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ARTHUR'S PASS FLORA AND WILDLIFE TOUR

5 Day Arthur's Pass Alpine Flora & Wildlife Tour with guides Rebecca Bowater & Will Parsons

Join alpine flora enthusiasts Rebecca Bowater and Will Parsons on their fun and informative tour to the South Island's Arthur's Pass and surrounding alpine areas.

 

Rebecca has won a number of awards for her nature photography and has recently published photographic books on fungi and alpine flora.

 

Will has been a nature photographer for many years and well known for his bird photography.

On this summer alpine expedition you will be driven to the mountain tops of Canterbury’s ski fields to discover alpine flora and learn their names. These little jewels of nature make you feel like you are on a treasure hunt. Rebecca our specialist guide will help you with the identification of the species and give you tips on macro photography.

 

No prior knowledge is required, just a love of nature. While on the mountain top you will have breathtaking views over Canterbury.

 

We have booked The Bealey Hotel bordering on the Arthur's Pass National Park for four nights, so you will have no packing and unpacking. The lodge will provide our evening meals, packed lunches and breakfasts so you won't have to worry about a thing.

Departure dates:

Airport Palms Motel 56

Roydvale Avenue,

Burnside, Christchurch:

 

Monday 3rd January 2022

8.00 am

(please arrive 15 minutes

early, thank you)

Driftwood Eco Tours - Fitness level required 3+/5

Price:

$3,100 per person includes all catering

Group size:

8 plus plus 2 guides

Duration:

4 nights, 5 days

Transport:

Modern, Air-conditioned 4WD Toyota Hiace Van

Accommodation:

The Bealey Hotel, bordering on the Arthur's Pass National Park

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Tour Features

  • Find and learn about New Zealand alpine flora and fauna

  • Get tips on wildlife and macro photography from Rebecca

  • Enjoy the companionship of like minded people in nature

  • Guided walks on some of the trails at Arthur's Pass

  • Stay in accommodation which boarders on the Arthurs Pass National Park

  • Views over Canterbury and Arthur's Pass from high altitude (weather permitting)

  • A chance to see and photograph birds such as kea, riflemen and crested grebe

Tour Inclusions

  • Fully escorted tour with two experienced guides

  • Lodge style accommodation

  • All catering (drinks at the bar are at your own expense)

  • Plant lists of the areas visited

  • Passes for visits to ski areas and other access fees

  • Binoculars, reference books and hiking poles (please let us know in advance if you require a pole)

An Infamous Kea by Rebecca Bowater
An Infamous Kea by Rebecca Bowater

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Otira Valley

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An Infamous Kea by Rebecca Bowater
An Infamous Kea by Rebecca Bowater

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