Kapiti Island, North Island

4.4
#109 of 202 in Nature in North Island
Explore the landscapes of Kapiti Island and see kiwis in their natural habitat. Explore the island's natural treasures with a guide, or take a self-guided tour with introductory information. During your sightseeing you'll encounter a lot of birds, such as fantails, bellbirds, and takahes. Book an overnight tour to go kiwi-spotting and spend the night on the island. Plan your visit to Kapiti Island and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Te Awamutu online trip maker .
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  • I'm one of the lucky ones - when I stand on my deck and face north I can see the top half of "our" island. We make a point of touching base with it at least once a year. Every time we go the trees see...  more »
  • Amazing island that is being allowed / helped to return to native flora and fauna. Fun boat trip over to the island a moderate enjoyable 2 Hour path walk to the top for spectacular views. The indigeno...  more »
  • This is a beautiful island with lovely walks. The food is excellent too. But we went because it was a bird sanctuary and predator free and because we wanted to attempt to see Little Spotted Kiwi in th...  more »
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