Island Transport

Chatham Island is around 97,000 acres in area, so you will definitely need some form of transport be able to get around all of the attractions. Rental vehicles are available for hire at Henga Rentals, Hotel Chatham Rentals and several of the accommodation providers also have rental vehicles for hire. 

Chatham Island Tours specialise in guided tours and can get you to any of the local attractions. 

Air Chathams have a 5-seater Cessna available for charter sight-seeing flights, around Chatham, Pitt and many of the outer islands. They also provide the only well as providing an air service between Chatham and Pitt Islands. Booking are required.

Owenga Charters offer transport to Pitt Island by boat.

There are many kilometres of public road on the Chathams and most of them are unsealed. Inexperienced drivers would be well advised to use the guided tours services to get around.  

  • Pitt Island Day Tours

    Discover Pitt Island's history, heritage and nature with a day tour with experienced and knowledgeable local guides. Pitt Island   

  • Chatham Island Tours

    Locally owned and operated, Kerry specialises in bespoke tours to the beautiful, rugged and varying landscapes.   

  • Owenga Charters

    Excite your senses with one of our scenic or fishing charters or both! Check out our fishing trips options, or come commercial crayfishing with us for a day.   

  • Henga Rentals

    Book your holiday vehicle with Henga rentals. 5,7 or 12 seaters and utes available.   

  • Hotel Chathams Rentals

    This is the Chathams and you need to have the right wheels whether you're here for work or pleasure.   

  • Air Chathams

    There really is only one way for visitors to get to the Chatham Islands, and that’s with our very own home-grown airline: Air Chathams.