Kapiti Island Nature Tours

An internationally renowned sanctuary for New Zealand's most beautiful and endangered native birds. Activities include full day nature tours and overnight Kiwi spotting tours. Enjoy our world famous hospitality, on one of NZ's conservation icons.


$82.00 - $445.00
$44.00 - $285.00
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Kapiti Island is one of New Zealand's oldest and most important nature reserves, and is now home to some of our rarest birds. Surrounded by lush native forests teeming with wildlife, Kapiti Island Nature Tours offers a chance to truly experience New Zealand the way it's meant to be - wild, and thick with birdsong.

Those visiting for the day are able to get up close and personal with some of New Zealands rarest wildlife on a guided tour, including: Takahe, Kokako, Saddleback, Weka, Kaka, and Bellbird, to name a few.

Visitors can also spend the night on the Island and enjoy the world famous hospitality of the Lodge, where they can enjoy delicious chef prepared meals before heading out on the best Kiwi spotting experience in New Zealand.

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Physical address

1 Manly Street, Paraparaumu Beach, Paraparaumu Beach, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $82.00 - $445.00
(16 year(s) and under)
$44.00 - $285.00
Further pricing information:
Discounted rates available for groups of 25+ and for Tertiary Students.
Cancellation policy:
Tours are weather dependent. If the skipper cancels due to the forecast we can transfer your booking or offer a full refund. Cancellations within 14 days of arrival date: 25% forfeit of the total booking price. Cancellations within 1 day of arrival date: 100% forfeit of the total booking price.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
10 minutes walk from Paraparaumu Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
10 minutes from train and bus terminal
Proximity to town:
10 minutes from Paraparaumu shops

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Opening times

Business hours:
7am - 8pm, 7 days a week
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

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