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“Awesome” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kapiti Island

Kapiti Island
New Zealand
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Ranked #218 of 902 attractions in North Island
Type: Islands
Activities: Birdwatching
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

A trip back in time to the days before man took over; when birds stay on the ground and treat humans as one of their own kind. The views from the top show why Te Rauparaha dominated the top of the south island as well as much of Wellington and the Kapiti Coast. And the spirit of the island is omniprescent.

Visited March 2011
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“Expensive overnight nature experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2010

Staying at the lodge wea a unique experience. Ferry ride to/from. Wonderful food with family. Very basic bunkbeds with central shower/toilet. The nightwalk to see kiwi was great. The daytime hiking is adequate. Wonderfully quiet. Pricey, but special.

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