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Meet the locals and enjoy real Aotearoa!

From NZD $184.00

To experience the richness and wonder of Kapiti Island, book a day tour to Waiorua Bay at the North end of Kapiti.  Here you can learn of the unique balance of conservation, ecology and local human history Kapiti offers.

Our experienced nature guides will walk with you and explain the rich human and ecological history, and help you identify the flora and fauna around you.

Sit down with the family and enjoy a delicious cooked lunch at the Lodge, surrounded by one of the most rich and diverse nature reserves in New Zealand.

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You can expect to see some of our most beautiful and endangered birds up close and personal as you share the space with the locals.

This is New Zealand sightseeing and natural experience at its best. Our Rankers awards and reviews are confirmation that people truly love their experiences with us on the island.

Our ferry departs from the Kapiti Boating Club at Paraparaumu Beach at approximately 9:00 am, and returns from the island at approximately 3:00 pm.

The rates are per person. 

* If your trip is cancelled by the ferry skipper you could transfer your booking to another date (as long as the date is available) or you can request a full refund.

This tour includes

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

  • An introduction briefing on arrival with an experienced nature guide

  • A 1 hour guided nature walk.

  • A delicious cooked lunch prepared by our chef at the Lodge

  • Genuine Maori hospitality

  • The opportunity to engage with some of our most beautiful and endangered New Zealand birds like Takahe, Kaka, Weka, Tieke (Saddleback), Kereru, Kakariki and Toutouwai (Robin).

  • Memories to last a lifetime!