Want to spend more time with us enjoying all of what Pohatu bays beautiful environment can offer, you might be interested in our packages and combos.


This option includes all of our activities and a night stay in our beach side accommodation in Pohatu bay. You will enjoy stunning scenic drive over the rim of an extinct volcano, beautiful views of the endless Pacific Ocean, walk through ancient forest, a complementary Evening penguin tour, a sea-kayaking safari and most importantly time to relax and escape it all.


Looking for an active day? Morning hike through endemic ancient forest down our private walking track to Flea bay and join our sea-kayaking safari in the afternoon to encounter Pohatu marine reserve unique wildlife. Choose the "Hike and Kayak option"


Want to experience Pohatu from the land to the sea? Afternoon to Evening and see how our wildlife behaves? Choose the ”Kayaking and penguin tour combo”

This is a full-on tour option for anyone who wants to experience our 2 main wildlife-watching tours:

  • Sea-kayaking safari within a marine reserve and bountiful wildlife and
  • our Evening penguin tour with the Little penguins up close and rafting on the water.


Ultimate penguin experience
Stay 2 nights at La Rochelle where you will enjoy our lovely King Studio's & stretch out in a Super King size bed. Relax on your own sunny patio or balcony overlooking our stream boundary and NZ native garden. You will also receive a free continental breakfast for two people.

Choose the morning for your Pohatu Penguins Sea Kayak adventure where you explore the outer coast of Pohatu Marine Reserve and marvel at its spectacular towering cliffs, rock stacks, reefs, and deep sea caves. Observe the diverse wildlife and marine species such as penguins, seals, various sea birds and possibly the world's smallest dolphin!

Best of all, no experience necessary! Trips are only run in settled, safe conditions by experienced and knowledgeable guides. Your safety is our top priority.

After a break you will join our Penguin Evening Tour where you will get great insight into a penguin's life and an opportunity to see the birds close by. Also, from the hides on the side of a hill, you can view penguin’s undisturbed and socializing on water, using camouflage gear and binoculars.

A great deal at$528 instead of $658 for 2 person Valid  Monday-Thursdays until the 1st September 
Contact us to book this option.

Note: The penguin experience starts 11.15am and you will be back by 6/6.30pm. It is recommended to do the kayaking and evening tour on one day as it is in the same area.
Pohatu Penguins - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA