New Zealand websites that we hope you will find useful in planning your visit to New Zealand and for birding and natural history enthusiasts.
New Zealand Birds & Wildlife
Kiwis for Kiwi
All you want know about the Kiwi bird and what kiwis are doing to save kiwi.
Birding New Zealand
The New Zealand Birding Network is a group of operators located throughout New Zealand offering bird-watching orientated tours, excursions and accommodation.
The Ornithological Society of New Zealand Inc! – Birds New Zealand
Birds New Zealand is committed to the study of birds and their habitat use within New Zealand through encouraging members and organising projects and schemes. Activities are organised at both, national and regional level, with 20 regions providing a local network for members to engage in bird studies.
Nature Guides Otago
Expert wildlife tours & boutique accommodation
New Zealand Department of Conservation
Learn about animal, plant and heritage conservation and the pests and threats that threaten them.
Albatross Encounter Kaikoura
Kaikoura is known as one of the world’s hotspots for pelagic birdlife with up to twelve species of albatross able to be found at various times of the year.
New Zealand Tourism
Tourism New Zealand
Get official travel information, maps, itineraries, tours, activities & accommodation to help you plan your next holiday to New Zealand.
West Coast Travel Centre Greymouth
Greymouth i-SITE & West Coast Travel Centre offer expert advice and free bookings for all accommodation, transport, TranzAlpine rail travel, tours, activities & attractions throughout the West Coast of the South Island.
Other Birding Resources
Ausbird – The Australian Birding Directory
A Directory of Australian bird & wildlife friendly accommodation, birdwatching & wildlife tour operators, bird clubs, upcoming birding events and reference information.
Exotic Birding and Bird/Wildlife Photo Tours
Small group birding tours and bird/wildlife nature photo tours (4-8 persons) led by master guides and professional photographers to Belize, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Galapagos Islands, Guyana, Panama, and Peru for people who want to get the most out of an international tour at an economical price.
New England Seabirds
Pelagic birding news, trips, recent reports and conservation of seabirds.
The premier web resource about birds, birding & birdwatching for birders – every bird family, books, guides, forums, reserves, accommodation, trip reports, bird clubs, ornithology, twitching, conservation, optics, holidays.