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Kapiti Island Nature Reserve

Kapiti Island is host to one of the largest accessible island bird sanctuaries in New Zealand, set in one of the nation’s most valuable nature reserves.

Only one hour from Wellington, the Kapiti Island Nature Reserve boasts a unique environment populated with birds and wildlife rarely seen on the mainland. Here you can observe an abundance of native birds including Little Spotted Kiwi, Takahe, Kereru and Kaka.

Book your trip with a transport or tour operator

View the Kapiti Island Nature Reserve brochure (PDF, 1,910K) (opens in new window).