Waikanae Estuary Bird Tours
Waikanae is the Wild Bird Capital of New Zealand
There are approx 66 species of wild birds visit at times, with around 20 on show most tours. (See Mik’s Newsletters). Once at the Estuary enjoy a stroll around the lagoons, sandspit and river reserve while enjoying the magnificent scenery and the many wild birds which inhabit this wonderful area.
of the bird-life resident at the Estuary is extensive and he will show you where to find roosting shags, the oyster-catches, scaup, dabchicks, herons, banded dotterels, terns and many other species that may be on display.
What the Dutchman saw:
I’m really happy I went on your tour. I really enjoyed the birding but also the stories about the birds! So during your tour we got to an amazing number of 37 species and after that, I was able to find 6 more! – 43 in all. Johnny Rommens [Netherlands]
The best bird tour in New Zealand
Mick is proud of his half day bird tours around the Waikanae Estuary and associated lakes