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Kapiti Island Eco Experience

Open today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Experience the trip of a lift time to one of New Zealand's conversation jewels; Kapiti Island. Soak up the beauty, hear the stories of the Ngati Toa Maori people, spot whales and sea birds, native birds in their natural environment free of predators...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
1 Manly Street | Paraparaumu Beach, Paraparaumu 5032, New Zealand
+64 27 655 4739
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had travelled a long way to see the kiwi at Kapiti Island but the weather prevented the boat from sailing. This helicopter service was contacted and things went so smoothly from there! They met us at a local cafe and guided us to the...More

2  Thank Julie J
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I've booked the trip to Kapiti island from this company for Sat 4.03 just the evening before (Friday afternoon), and left all my contact details, including mobile and email. When I arrived to the Kapiti Boating club at 8.00 (45 minutes before departure), there was...More

1  Thank Natalia S
KapitiIslandEco, Owner at Kapiti Island Eco Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Hi thanks for your feed back NOW UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP! I took over the business a few weeks ago and can only say that Kapiti Island Eco Experience (Formally Kapiti Explorer and Marine Charter) will do everything in our control to ensure that our customers...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantastic day on Kapiti Glen and his crew were both professional & friendly great value for the money . bird life on the island well worth the visit

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We where lucky to have a wonderfull sunny day to visit beautiful kapiti Island. Glen is a very nice guy ... Thank you to the team

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our team volunteered ok Kapiti Island clearing tracks - unfortunately a couple of people had to pull out last minute - so we only had a group of 6 - but it was a great day on the Island anyways! thanks Eco tours for the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kapiti Island is a real treasure and a must visit. I opted to have the guided walk which was worth every penny. Coop was funny, friendly, relaxed, knowledgeable and very enthusiastic. He spotted numerous birds, explained the different calls, behaviour and inter wove explaining the...More

Thank natasharobinson2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did this amazing trip yesterday. It was very well organised with friendly skipper and guide and immediately felt comfortable on the boat. The Island is magical with a fantastic mix of birds in a Jurassic backdrop. We learnt a lot about the history of...More

Thank Sue J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our year 7/8 team over to see the native birds and trees available on Kapiti Island. It was a hard walk and not everyone made it to the top of the island but everyone had a great time. The kids and adults alike...More

Thank Sally R
KapitiIslandEco, Owner at Kapiti Island Eco Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review we love taking the school kids over to the Island, they were just wonderful and they all get something different out of the day whether its the boat ride, the talk, bush birds or just getting to the top. We love...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I passed a very good day in Kapiti Island , we had a good and great driver on Boat and glen is fun and good guide. So I did a very good day in Kapity Island , it was very nature with a lot bird...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

great experience with kapiti island eco experience. A friendly and professional team. the island is beautiful. I recommend 100%. A pleasure to see a nature still protected

Thank CelineP581
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Patricia and I enjoyed the day trip to Kapiti Island to look for birds and see the island. The guide shared the history and ecology of the island in the introduction, and we rambled off by ourselves. It was all well done.

Thank jeffharding
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one very well run tour business. Coops has only run it since February, but has it all sorted with John as the captain of Kiwi Express. We ordered the optional lunch box, which was excellent. Most importantly, the information about Kapiti and its...More

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