Once the offshore headquarters for a distinguished Maori chief, Kapiti is now a predator free sanctuary for an abundance of ... More
Once the offshore headquarters for a distinguished Maori chief, Kapiti is now a predator free sanctuary for an abundance of native birds and other indigenous wildlife. The majority of the island's bush clad territory is administered and protected by the Department of Conservation (DOC) but once you are there, you are free to spend the day exploring the extensive terrain at your own pace. Spectacular coastal scenery awaits. Permits and information about local boat transport are obtained through DOC.
This lovely rocky bay is surrounded by quaint and kooky fishing cottages. It is a great place for beachcombing after
a raging southerly storm and is also a popular dive spot with a small shipwreck on the right hand ...
You could sit and watch the surfers all day as they do battle with the elements in this tiny bay.
It is not safe for swimming because of strong rip tides but watch the surfers use the rip to ...
This is a long bay with safe swimming, which changes from sandy to 'shelly' as you walk from the northern
to the southern end. A lovely spot for those long evening walks along the beach and for beachcombing. The ...
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