Guides and commercial tourism providers

Access to Kapiti Island is provided by authorised operators who offer transport and bird spotting tours. Kapiti Island is a popular destination all year round. Bookings for the popular summer season need to be made well in advance.

Private boats may not land at Kapiti Island Nature Reserve.

DOC Approved label.

This page lists businesses that have DOC's approval to operate in the areas it manages and can display the DOC Approved label.

What the DOC Approved label means to visitors
How to get DOC's approval for your business

For more information, email docapproved@doc.govt.nz


List these providers by service:

 

Transport

Kapiti Island Nature Tours

Transport to and guided walks on Kapiti Island.

www.kapitiislandnaturetours.co.nz

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching ; Boating ; Guided walks ; Scenic and nature tours

Services:  Guided activities and tours ; Transport

Kapiti Marine Charter - Ross and Fiona Leger

Transport to and guided walks on Kapiti Island.

www.kapitimarinecharter.co.nz/

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching ; Boating ; Guided walks ; Scenic and nature tours

Services:  Guided activities and tours ; Transport

Kapiti Tours

Transport to Kapiti Island, and guided tours on the island.

www.kapititours.co.nz/

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching ; Boating ; Guided walks ; Scenic and nature tours

Services:  Guided activities and tours ; Transport

Guided activities and tours

Kapiti Island Nature Tours

Transport to and guided walks on Kapiti Island.

www.kapitiislandnaturetours.co.nz

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching ; Boating ; Guided walks ; Scenic and nature tours

Services:  Guided activities and tours ; Transport

Kapiti Marine Charter - Ross and Fiona Leger

Transport to and guided walks on Kapiti Island.

www.kapitimarinecharter.co.nz/

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching ; Boating ; Guided walks ; Scenic and nature tours

Services:  Guided activities and tours ; Transport

Kapiti Tours

Transport to Kapiti Island, and guided tours on the island.

www.kapititours.co.nz/

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching ; Boating ; Guided walks ; Scenic and nature tours

Services:  Guided activities and tours ; Transport

 

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Maps

DOC maps: Discover the outdoors - DOC's key places, campsites, tracks and huts, and visitor centres on a map

Learn more

Check, Clean, Dry between waterways and stop the spread of didymo.

Walking track categories

Safety

Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:
1. Plan your trip
2. Tell someone
3. Be aware of the weather
4. Know your limits
5. Take sufficient supplies

Alerts for Wellington/Kapiti places

Contacts

Pōneke / Wellington Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 4 384 7770
Address:   18 Manners Street
Wellington
Email:   wellingtonvc@doc.govt.nz
Full office details

Kapiti Coast Visitor Information Centre