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Rotorua Kokako Spotting Tour – Half Day

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  • Price same or lower than local rates
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Take an early morning walk around the nature treasure trove that is the tribal district of Rotorua. Follow your naturalist guide to hear the dawn chorus of the endangered species of Bird called the Kokako.

Spend the morning listening to their beautiful songs and if you’re lucky, you might just catch sight of one of these rare endangered species of bird. Learn about the successful work being undertaken to protect these endangered birds and their rainforest habitat.


You will be picked up from your accommodation and taken to your departure point of your tour. Join your coach to start your "Rotorua Kokako Spotting" tour. Take an early morning walk with your local guide to to experience the New Zealand rainforest dawn chorus.

On the way, listen to the hauntingly beautiful song of the kokako, chime of the bellbird, melodious tui, and other rainforest bird song of the dawn chorus. If we are lucky If we are lucky a robin, fantail, grey warbler, tomtit or whitehead may greet us on the track, looking for insects we may have disturbed.

Enjoy the encounter, for some of these birds are no longer plentiful in North Island forests. On the walk learn of the successful work being undertaken to protect these endangered birds and their rainforest habitat.

At the end of the tour you will be dropped off at your hotel

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?



4 hours

Start time

0630h (06:30 am)
Duration: 4 hours

Meeting point

Your hotel in Rotorua city(Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

Ending point

Your hotel in Rotorua city

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  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • English-speaking guide
  • Breakfast and refreshments

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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