Seal colony & Lighthouse tour

Travel along the rugged coastline to the picturesque, historic fishing village of Ngawi, looking back over Palliser Bay to Wharekauhau.

Continue on to one of New Zealand’s largest Brown Fur Seal colonies where seals bask in this unspoiled natural environment. While there, climb to the top of the lighthouse for magnificent views. On return, stop at the historical Lake Ferry Hotel for famous fish and chips and stunning vistas back over Cooks Strait towards the South Island, and the open ocean through to Antarctica! 

Spend a great day out for all ages that explores the dramatic southern-tip of the North Island.

Wharekauhau offers luxury accommodation in Wairarapa amidst rolling hills and sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean. This well-known lodge provides exclusive experiences and world-class cuisine, making it a favorite destination for discerning travelers seeking tranquility and elegance in a breathtaking setting. Whether indulging in gourmet meals crafted from local produce or unwinding with a spa treatment overlooking the rugged coastline, Wharekauhau promises a truly memorable escape on New Zealand's North Island.