Kea, the world's only alpine parrots, are often seen at Arthur's Pass on the West Coast. Further on, discover rugged beauty & the kiwi pioneering spirit.
Episode 3 sees the guest appearance of the Kea, gate crashing a picnic in Arthur's Pass. These parrots are only found among the South Island's alpine and forested environments, such as Arthur’s Pass National Park, but they're relatively common - if you're planning a road trip through the South Island, it's likely you'll come across them. From Arthur's Pass, it's easy to explore West Coast attractions like Hokitika, the glaciers and the Punakaiki pancake rocks.