What to bring
• Your own lunch and drinking water.
• Sturdy footwear.
• Warm clothing, a hat and a waterproof jacket, as the weather can change quickly.
Medical and mobility issues
If you or any of your party have any mobility or medical issues or concerns you must inform us when you are booking your trip. This will enable us to assess the trip’s suitability for you and provide additional support if needed. The trails are not paved and require a reasonable level of fitness to complete the tracks and in particular to climb to the highest point.
Boat ramp access
Access to the island is via a ramp and the beach is stony. You will need to be able to walk across an uneven and stony beach. If you have any concerns please ask and we can help you assess the trip’s suitability.
On the island
A shelter and toilets are available on the Island. There is no shop available.
Departures are from Kapiti Boating Club, Paraparaumu Beach.
Health & safety
We will do our best to get you to Kapiti Island, however safety is paramount. We review conditions daily and the ferry skipper may cancel the sailing.
We understand that plans change, so please call or email us if you need to change or cancel your trip. If your trip is cancelled by the ferry skipper you can transfer to another available date or request a refund. See our full cancellation policy here.
We also offer guided walks with a delicious cooked lunch. You can catch the ferry as normal or we’ll pick you up from central Wellington. Sound good? Click here for Guided Tours.
Read all our frequently asked questions here.