Weka

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Weka Weka

Birding and Kayaking

Birding There are large numbers of resident wekas on the farm. There are kiwis in the bush behind the… [more]

Birding and Kayaking Birding and Kayaking

Sunrise on Estuary

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Sunrise on Estuary Sunrise on Estuary

Bird Life

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Bird Life Bird Life

Mountain Range

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Mountain Range Mountain Range

Sand Dunes

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Sand Dunes Sand Dunes

Bird life on Estuary

There are large numbers of resident wekas on the farm. There are kiwis in the bush behind the house.… [more]

Bird life on Estuary Bird life on Estuary

Sunset on Okari Estuary

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Sunset on Okari Estuary Sunset on Okari Estuary

Birding and Kayaking

Birding

Okari river viewThere are large numbers of resident wekas on the farm. There are kiwis in the bush behind the house. Godwits visit the estuary every year on their migratory course. There are large pockets of undeveloped native bush that are home to an extensive array of birdlife including kiwi. The farm runs the length the Okari estuary with the Okari River on the northern boundary. Cape Foulwind area is one of the few remaining pockets of weka in New Zealand.

Kayaking

Kayaking is safe in the estuary and up Okari River. We provide kayaks and lifejackets. Swimming is safe in the river and in the sea.  Kaimoana – surfcasting on beach, food gathering on estuary, trout fishing in river.

Photography

Sunset at Okari

There are plenty of photography opportunities to suit amateurs and professionals. The light constantly changes on the stunning landscape and seascape. Spectacular sunsets with many vantage points, rocks, trees, logs etc. birds and seclusion

Walks – There are numerous walks around the farm and bushwalks are available. Walking the estuary and beach can make you feel there is nobody else left in the world. Enjoy being on a farm and interact with all the farm animals.