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Kapiti Island Ferry - Rangatira Point - Incl. Return

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Enjoy Kapiti Island to the fullest with a ferry to Rangatira Point!

Enjoy Kapiti Island to the fullest with a ferry to Rangatira Point!


  • Enjoy the day on this stunning nature reserve
  • The perfect adventure with family and friends!

Travel to Kapiti Island by ferry, to enjoy a day on one of New Zealand’s oldest and most important nature reserves!

Rich in history, Kapiti Island has welcomed visitors for generations, where you can enjoy nature and the amazing wildlife of New Zealand. Visit Rangatira Point, located in the middle of Kapiti Island, where you’ll have the chance to climb the island’s highest peak or enjoy the lower tracks through old established forest.

You’ll need to bring your own lunch to keep up your energy as you explore the Island!

Prefer a Day Tour and Lunch? Book Kapiti Day Tour

Overnight Kiwi Spotting Tour

Adult $129.00 (Aged 18+)
Child $79.00 (Aged 5-17 years)
Infant $0.00 (Aged 0-4 years)

What's included

  • Return Ferry transport
  • DOC Permit
  • Introductory Talk


  • Allow approximately 6 hours for the whole experience


  • Ferry Departure: Kapiti Boating Club
  • Marine Parade
  • Paraparaumu Beach

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • Please Note: Ferry sailings may vary by up to an hour depending on numbers. We'll confirm your departure time the day before your trip.

Available Bookings from 16 Jun to 29 Jun 2024

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Adult$65.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$79.00
  • Infant Free of Charge

  • Adult$129.00
  • Child$79.00
  • Infant Free of Charge

  • Adult$129.00
  • Child$79.00
  • Infant Free of Charge

  • Adult$129.00
  • Child$79.00
  • Infant Free of Charge

  • Adult$129.00
  • Child$79.00
  • Infant Free of Charge

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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blairs1 from New Zealand wrote on 05 January 2022

100% reccomend

100% reccomend! Pics of my boys with wild birds landing on their heads priceless :)

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From Kapiti Island Ferry - Rangatira Point - Incl. Return

Kia ora! Thanks for your review - so pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit with us, that is a great shot of the cheeky kākā! We hope to see you again. Ngā mihi :)

alexandram4 from New Zealand wrote on 30 April 2023

Kapiti Island a New Zealand treasure

We had a great ferry trip both ways. Which was easy to get on and off . We were very lucky with the weather as it had been a gale the night before. Our guide on the Island gave us an interesting and entertaining talk about the Island and it’s history. We walked on a zig zag path up the well maintained Wilkinson track. There was lots of bird life and views along the way. 2/3rds of the way up there was a great stop at the bird feeding station. At the top was a wonderful view of the coast. We had ordered a pack lunch which considered of a delicious ham wrap, monster muffin, fruit and a muesli bar. Throughly worth it. Really glad we had good walking shoes as the track is steep going up and down. We totally recommend this trip to anyone with reasonable fitness.

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Emma PROUCELLE from New Zealand wrote on 19 February 2023

Beautiful kiwi experience

Beautiful bush, we saw and heard a lot of native birds, highly recommended!

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maryr2 from New Zealand wrote on 13 May 2024

Majestic Kapiti

We've been staring at Kapiti for 4 months, and just needed to go there. It was like taking a day trip to another country. The birds and the flora were all just amazing. The hike to the summit was fantastic, and our entire family (3 kids aged 9, 10, 12) enjoyed the adventure. Kierston's introduction to the island was a perfect way to start our trip.

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Sarah Hockings from New Zealand wrote on 27 April 2024

Highly recommend this trip!

Fantastic experience and tour. The tour includes a boat ride to and from the island, a quick explanation and history chat about the island and approximately 5.5 hours of exploring. The island is well looked after, with gorgeous forests, birds and views. We saw almost all of the bird species on the island as well as a gecko and lots of insects. There are multiple walk options for a range of fitness levels, including two trails to the top of the island with a stunning view. I highly recommend this tour if you enjoy nature, make sure you bring warm clothes as it can get cold in the wind. Big thanks to Tim our tour leader and all the staff involved

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