Gannet Safaris Overland

Visit Cape Kidnappers the worlds largest, most accessible mainland gannet colony. Travelling in 4x4 air-conditioned vehicles over farmland. Tour departs daily 9.30am & 1.30pm from September - April. No walking necessary. Open Christmas Day.

Pricing

Adult
$88.00
Child
$44.00
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About

Cape Kidnappers is the largest, most accessible mainland colony in the world. The 25,000 gannets are members of the booby family with distinctive black eye markings & pale gold crown.

Visitors to the colony will see adults & young nesting in serred rows. In the air birds swoop & dive as they bring back fish. On the ground the pairs will preen & perform the dance of the Gannet recognition ritual.

Gannet Safaris has been guiding visitors in Cape Kidnappers for over 50 years. The only way of being driven to within a few metres of these remarkable birds.

Travel in a 4x4 air-conditioned vehicle to see riverbeds, broad rolling pastures & breathtaking views of Hawke's Bay. Go through stands of native bush & steep gullies. No walking required.

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Physical address

396 Clifton Road, Napier, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $88.00
Child
(10 year(s) and under)
$44.00
Other charges:
Children aged 5 (five) and under are free.
Further pricing information:
Group rate offered for 10+ adults. Pick ups from Napier/Hasting/Havelock North by arrangement. Exclusive private tours in the Range Rover for up to 4 people available. Exclusive Sunrise/Sunset tours available. We can cater for large groups of up to 100 people in our 6 buses .
Cancellation policy:
If tours are cancelled with in 24 hours 50% will be charged. Please see our website for further details.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
40 minutes from Napier Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
30 minutes Napier/Hastings
Proximity to town:
30 minutes from Napier or Hastings. 20 minutes from Havelock North

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Opening times

Business hours:
From the 1st September - 30th April tours are 9.30am and 1.30pm daily. OPEN Christmas Day
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Language support

  Written Spoken
Chinese (Traditional) YES NO
French YES NO
Japanese YES NO

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