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Kapiti Island Nature Tours

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't get to visit the island. On the morning of the trip it poured with rain, strong winds. We received a text advising us that the boat would leave later than originally advised and that it would take us straight to the lodge, missing...More

Thank margitrawlins
Response from Manaaki B, General Manager at Kapiti Island Nature ToursResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora margitrawlins. Unfortunately we are a weather dependent activity, and as you mentioned the weather was atrocious this week. We won't take the ferry out in unsafe conditions, which is the reason for the change in sailing times and the inability to visit Rangatira....More

Reviewed 25 December 2017

We visited the DOC nature reserve on 10 December and transferred to our upmarket camping accommodation at the north end of the island that night . We found the experience of untouched nature brilliant and the authentic hospitality of the lodge hosts a great memory...More

Thank thommo51
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Brilliant venue, marvellous manaakitanga, comfortable accommodation, fresh and delicious meals, and a unique opportunity to live up close to nature. We took advantage of the opportunity for guided walks although it is easy to find ones own way around too. It isn't cheap but worth...More

Thank Sylviamargaret
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Took some visitors from Melbourne to Kapiti Island because we KNEW they would love the place as much as we do. The weather came up trumps - sunshine but not too hot, with a light breeze which was welcome on the energetic hike to the...More

Thank carolkin
Reviewed 23 July 2017

First time visit to Kapiti Island. An experience that far exceeded expectations. Firstly, communication and organising was very well don from texts prior to travel to a lovely welcome before boarding the boat. The boat ride was great. Our first guide Bruce was full of...More

Thank Ethel R
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"They will try and NOT cancel the trip at any cost, despite atrocious weather, as that way they don't have..."
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"We stayed in a twin cabin, which was nice. The 'glamping' tents looked lovely though!"
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"Go for the "glamping"!"
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"I didn't stay overnight but the Lodge looked very comfortable"
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