Central Chatham Island and Waitangi


Waitangi is the main town and commercial hub of Chatham Islands. It is an ideal base for your Chatham Island discovery.  

Waitangi is a charming, friendly town where the locals are committed to ensuring you have an enjoyable time while discovering the Chatham Islands.

Waitangi boasts a range of facilities and small businesses including general stores, petrol stations, cafes, hotel, accomodation, medical facilities, and private tourist operators.

Most shops accept EFTPos and credit cards, there are no ATMs.  There is internet and phone access but no cell phone coverage.    

Waitangi wharf is located in the township and is alive with bustling activity of local fishermen and cargo vessels. 

Places to visit include:

Chatham Islands Directory

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