Kapiti Island Eco Experience
Experience how New Zealand must have been over 100 years ago. En route to Kapiti Island, pass through the Kapiti Marine Reserve and watch for passing whales and dolphins. Lookout for the sea birds that frequent the coastal waters - gulls, gannets, penguins, terns, shags, shearwaters and albatross.
In the visitor shelter your guide will talk about the birds you are likely to see and share the status of the endangered species and new arrivals. Your guide will explain the walking options; whether you are walking to the summit (521 metres) or are meandering on the lowland tracks and what you will likely see. You can walk Kapiti Island and watch the birds at your own pace or just relax for a wonderful day.
Kapiti island is home to some of New Zealand's favourite birds such as the cheeky weka - the rascal of the bush, look out they would love to steal your lunch, that's if Mr Kaka our beautiful parrot has not already pinched it. You will also find Hihi, Korimako, Kakariki, Kereru the pigeon, Piwakawaka, Kokako, Takahae Tieke, plus many more.
Kapiti Island Eco Experience core values are that of a sustainable eco friendly business. The aim to promote sustainability, the environment and showcase the best that Kapiti Island and the Kapiti Island Marine Sanctuary has to offer.