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Kapiti Island Eco Experience

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Open Now: 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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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1 Manly Street | Paraparaumu Beach, Paraparaumu 5032, New Zealand
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+64 27 655 4739
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All reviews great trip kapiti island day trip far exceeded our expectations professional team these guys guided tour predator free native birds well worth the trip introductory talk bird song bird life boat ride new zealand coops glen
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I had a fabulous day on Kapiti Island with the guys from Kapiti Island Eco Experience and I can't recommend them highly enough. From Coops, who rushed home and got us some of his own refillable water bottles (we had left ours...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sue B
Reviewed 4 days ago

This really is an excellent day. We paid the extra $20 for the guided tour which I highly recommend. The guide (who own the company) was very knowledgable & amusing. The birdlife is wonderful, & the walk to the top is worth every step for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stormbound
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I caught the 8.30am boat across to Kapiti Island. Coop, John and Brenda were fantastic from the get go. Very friendly, knowledgeable and made sure we all had a great time. We did the Wilkinson track up to the summit and what...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nethmi V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic! A really lovely experience all round - the team are all really friendly, communication is concise and clear, and the boat (and tractor) was a classic. Our experience on the day was really friendly, informative and welcoming, yet low key and efficient. The island...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Yellowats
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had good sailing in the morning, the trip back the wind picked up, so if you're prone to motion sickness I'd suggest a bit of mental preparation and a couple of sea-legs as it's a pretty open stretch of water & it can get...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank E1Y5E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks to Coops we had a great day. Even though it rained, we loved the experience. Amazing bird life and even heard two kiwi calls!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MartinSchot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spending 6 hours being well taken care of as well as feeling free was great ! Coops as well as the driver of the boat made us feel like part of their family, not like tourists. Because they were sharing with obvious pleasure the treasures...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RHC1234567
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a smooth 25 min boat ride and short introductory talk about the island's history and native species from owner/operator Coops, we opted to take the Wilkinson Track (one of three). Despite the sometimes heavy rain, we were mainly sheltered by the native forest. Coops...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RosemaryB1105
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super friendly crew and great weather, even went for swim! The boat trip was short but a bit loud, might recommend earplugs.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Discover66890810685
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glen was helpful and understanding when 2 of our party were sick and could not join us at the last minute. The boat felt very safe and we had a great walk. Recommended

Date of experience: November 2018
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