We pick you up from your choice of Wellington location at 9.30am and head north stopping at the Pukekura Bay to capture the superb views of Kapiti Island and the coastline. We detour at Raumati to follow the coast up to Paraparaumu Beach where we stop briefly.Then its on to the internationally acclaimed Southwards Car Museum, followed by lunch at Long Beach Cafe in Waikanae (price included).
After lunch we visit Nga Manu Reserve offers you a unique opportunity to have a hands-on experience with nature. See New Zealand’s rare brown kiwi in our nocturnal house and meet native birds in our walk-through aviaries. Watch or participate in feeding endangered long-fin eels, spot native geckos and get up close to the ancient tuatara.
We continue to drive north and you have a choice of shopping in the sleepy township of Otaki or visit a restored Maori church. We can even head further north to the Deer Museum in Manukau.
We saunter back to Wellington with a stop off in Paraparaumu at either the Tuatara Beer factory or a coffee stop - the choice is yours.
We drop you back in Wellington at 4.30pm.
- As we travel an hour north of the city, you will notice the pace of life slows as we take in the majesty of Kapiti. Stunnig scenery and gourmet food, Kapiti has it all.
- Entrance fees, lunch and refreshments included in the price.