Link copied!
Link copied!

Kapiti Island Eco day trip to the stunning nature reserve on Kapiti Island

Wellington, New Zealand

30+ views

Kapiti Island Eco day trip to the stunning nature reserve on Kapiti Island

Wellington, New Zealand

30+ views


4 to 5 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Experience a day trip of a life 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 such as rats, stoats and possums.

Feel like you have been taken back in time as you walk through stunning native bush spotting rare native birds found nowhere else in the world.  You will see birds which are on the brink of extinction.

Walk the tracks and summit the island, sit on the beach in peace and admire the rugged coastline or swim in the Kapiti Marine reserve, picnic on the lawn or down the beach. 

The  choice is yours!

What's Included

  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Local taxes
  • National Park fees
  • You can purchase a yummy lunch from us which will keep you going. Sandwich or Roll a slice and Muffin along with a nice cold water.
  • Just let us know in heaps of time
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Kapiti Coast, Kapiti Coast, Greater Wellington, North Island

You will be met by the owner of the business Coops who will get you all set up and onto the boat. A short 20 min trip over to the isalnd and your eco experience awaits! Your guide will look after you and set you on your way to walk the tracks and be amazed by the pure clean green enviornment

Duration: 5 hours

The Location

Where To Go

Kapiti Boating Club, Marine Parade, Paraparaumu Beach, Paraparaumu 5032, New Zealand

Departure time

9:15 AM


Wellington, New Zealand

Return details

Returns to original departure point


Average Rating


5 stars


4 stars


3 stars


2 stars


1 star


Written Reviews (24)

1 of 8

We had a glorious day...

Dona S | Nov 2021

We had a glorious day over on Kapiti Island, courtesy of Kapiti Island Eco. The guide, Rob, was interesting and informative - we found the hour long guided tour very helpful on this, our first visit. What did surprise me was how thick the canopy

What a stunning day we...

Wandering1980 | Oct 2021

What a stunning day we had for the trip! It was easy as to get there, check in and the boat ride over was fantastic. Everyone was kind and knowledgeable! This hike to the summit is not for the faint of heart, but worth it. If climbing the whole way

Perfect weather day. Dolphins...

michelletH7232AB | Oct 2021

Perfect weather day. Dolphins sighted on boat ride over. Great hosts both skipper and guide. I loved sitting at bottom of island looking up and listening to all the bird song. Some beautiful bush on walk to top and then a stunning view from back

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Our purpose built boat backs you onto the island where you disembark onto the stones and beach there is a short walk of about 5 minutes up to the information center where you receive a 20 minute presentation. The beach access is not suitable for standard wheel chairs. Please get hold of us to discuss off road wheel chairs
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
From $67.64 / person
Includes taxes and fees
Secure Payment

More Experiences In Wellington

Day Trips & Excursions

A Taste of Kapiti - Kapiti Foodie Delights Tour

From $163.25 · 7 to 8 hours

Cultural & Theme Tours

Wellington Full Day Tour


From $185.82 · 387 to 420 minutes

Cultural & Theme Tours

7-Hour Private Scenic Kapiti Coast Tour from Wellington

From $156.78 · 7 hours

Food, Wine & Nightlife

A Taste of Wellington: Wellington Foodie Delights Tour

From $229.94 · 7 hours

Day Trips & Excursions

Scenic South Wairarapa Full Day Tour from Wellington


From $205.56 · 11 hours

Cultural & Theme Tours

Wellington Scenic Full Day Tour

From $174.20 · 7 hours

From $67.64