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Kāpiti Island For Kids - School Holiday program

An opportunity for children to experience the amazing and unique natural environment of Kāpiti Island.

NZD 395.00 per child

Kāpiti Island is the perfect place to be inspired by the unique natural beauty of Aotearoa, and the perfect classroom to learn more about ecology and conservation.

Our popular school holiday programme includes 3 days and 2 nights of fun, games, adventure and learning on one of the worlds oldest and most important nature reserves.

Kāpiti Island For Kids is running 3 holiday programmes in 2018.  These are from the 25th to the 27th of April 2018, 11th-13th July 2018 & 3rd-5th October 2018.

Facilitators: Manaaki Barrett, Åsa Pettersson and Skye Chadwick

Our ferry departs from Paraparaumu boating club at approximately 9:00am, on the 1st day and returns from the island at approximately 3:00pm on the 3rd day.

2018 Program Dates

April 25th - 27th 2018

July 11th - 13th 2018

October 3rd - 5th 2018

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Limited to 14 spaces. Suitable for ages 9 to 13.

This programme includes

  • Getting you to and from Kāpiti Island, including ferry booking and all required permits

  • Nature adventures

  • Night time kiwi spotting

  • Fishing, swimming, games, night time nature quiz

  • Delicious meals and snacks

  • 24 hour experienced adult supervision and guidance
  • The opportunity to engage with some of our most beautiful and endangered New Zealand birds like Takahē, Kākā, Weka, Tīeke (Saddleback), Kererū, Kōkako, Hihi and Toutouwai (Robin)

  • Wildlife discovery

  • Cabin accommodation (quad share)

  • Opportunity to explore harakeke weaving

  • Memories to last a lifetime!