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Kapiti Island, North Island

Categories: Islands, Nature & Parks
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4.6/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web
Explore the landscapes of Kapiti Island, and see Kiwis in their natural habitat. Book an overnight tour to go Kiwi spotting, and spend the night on the island. Explore natural treasures of the island with a guide in order not to miss its beauties. If you decide on self-guided tour, you will get the information about the island as an introduction, but you will explore it by yourself. During your sightseeing you can see a lot of birds, such as fantail, bellbirds, takahe, and many others. Use our Kihikihi travel itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Kapiti Island and other attractions in Kihikihi.
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  • Wonderful trip over night to see if we could spot the Little brown kiwis that live there. We were lucky enough to see two at close range and hear another two! Important to wear rustle free clothing. O...  read more »
  • We went on a trip to Rangatira and hiked to the top of the island. If you're wondering if it's worth the hike, then hesitate no longer, just do it! I've heard of stories by early settlers about the "d...  read more »
  • Kapiti Island is a nature sanctuary and it is easy to drive to Paraparoumu from Wellington. You need to book ahead to be able to get on the boat over to the Island as only a limited number of spaces a...  read more »
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