Kapiti Island, North Island

4.4
#109 of 203 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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  • 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 »
  • Wonderful day trip, with a little planning needed to get there but worth it. It took over 100 years to create a predator-free native environment on this "last chance" island for endangered native bird...  more »
  • a unique experience during the night visit we saw a kiwi so magical! meals were super good, walk to the beach and in the mountains is a wild island, attention all explanations are said in English super fast so we have followed everything but in the end we still feasted, because getting back to basics, No wifi on site.. .that birds, ferns and ubiquitous nature I recommend
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