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Kapiti Island

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Kapiti Island Tour Including Car Museum by Helicopter and Train from Wellington
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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

A guided tour of this paradigm of conservation excellence, boat transfers included. Absolutely magnificent. We saw 5 species of birds, now extinct everywhere else, which we had never seen before. So uplifting and exciting. Boat transfer system worked really well and the guide (Robert) could...More

Thank Neil B
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

What a delightful and unexpected piece of New Zealand paradise, saturated with native birds and genuinely shared by islands wonderful caretakers.

Thank taniabarnia
Reviewed 20 March 2015

We visited Kapiti Island with Kapiti Marine Charter, landing at Rangitira Point. It's pretty much an all day visit, starting at about 8.15am and ending around 3.00pm, leaving from Paraparaumu beach. The boat trip over to the island is an experience in itself, as the...More

2  Thank Travelbugsbitten
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Kapiti Island is a beautiful island bird sanctuary just a short boat ride from Paraparaumu on the mainland. There are trips for one day or overnight stays. Bring your camera, walking shoes and warm jacket. There are tracks and coastline to walk to see birds...More

2  Thank robynann2014
Reviewed 25 February 2015

Beautiful place, very special. We were very well looked after by the staff during our stay including staying overnight on the Island. An unforgettable experience!

Thank 576DeniseD
Reviewed 21 February 2015

We booked a 2 day one night stay on island with kapiti island nature tours our first booking was cancelled due to rough seas so we rebooked it a few days later. We had a nature walk booked on South which helped us identify local...More

Thank rhianslip
Reviewed 19 February 2015

We went to kapiti Island recently with Kapiti Island Nature Tours and stayed overnight at the Lodge on the North end of the island. It was an experience of a lifetime for my bird watching husband! We enjoyed an excellent guided tour round part of...More

3  Thank Jane E
Reviewed 18 February 2015

If bird-watching is one of your interests you will love Kapiti Island and appreciate all the work that has gone into making it predator-free. There are a few companies approved by the Dept. of Conservation for taking tours to the Island. We went for a...More

4  Thank WorldWideKiwi
Reviewed 11 January 2015

I had the pleasure of taking my family to Kapiti Island between Christmas and New Year. It was a great experience. Jenny and her team at the Kapiti Explorer did a great job and the skipper of the boat made us feel really safe. My...More

1  Thank James5032
Reviewed 17 December 2014

I brought my 2 boys, age 11 and 2.5 years old, to this island sanctuary for birds and stayed overnight for the guided kiwi tour. It was organised by the Kapiti Island Nature Tours which included ferry transfers, guided tours and overnight stay and meals....More

Thank mereytan
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Hi I am looking at buying tickets on the treat me website. Can you tell me if its suitable for a 6 month old in a mountain buggy. And does he need to pay?
15 May 2016|
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Response from John B | Property representative |
Yes- fine for infant & buggy phone 0800527484 for infant charge. thks