Scenic Kapiti Coast tour with lunch
Attractions & guided tours

Scenic Kapiti Coast tour with lunch

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 7 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit the very popular Nga Manu Nature Reserve
  • Explore Camp McKay at Paekakariki where the US Marine Corp was based during World War 2
  • Take in magnificent views of the Kapiti Coast
  • See the world famous Southwards Car Museum, one of the largest private collections of vehicles in the world
What to expect

After picking you up from Wellington head north on State Highway 1 passing through the northern suburbs of greater Wellington until reaching first lookout point at Pukerua Bay overlooking the Kapiti Coast with your guide. Head up Paekakariki Hill for an even more majestic view over the Kapiti Coast, Kapiti Island, the top of the South Island and on a clear day you may see Mt Taranaki/Egmont and Mt Ruapehu.

Take a visit to Camp McKay at Paekakariki where the US Marine Corps was based in World War 2 prior to heading up into the Pacific campaign. Next head to the world-famous Southwards Car Museum which is an automobile museum housing a collection of over 400 vehicles, as well as three aircraft. Southwards is one of the largest private motor vehicle collections in the Southern Hemisphere.

After Southwards, head up to Waikanae Beach for lunch at The Front Room followed by a visit to Nga Manu Nature Reserve arriving in time for Eel feeding at 2 pm (alternatively we may do the bird feed out tour at 11 am). View Tuataras up close, walk through open native bird aviaries, and a nocturnal house where if you are lucky you may see a Kiwi or 2. The last stop of the day is a visit to one of Craft Breweries for a tasting or a afternoon coffee/tea at one of a great Cafes on the Kapiti Coast. Arrive back to your drop-off location in Wellington around 4:30 pm.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • New Zealand spring water
    • Craft Beer tastings or afternoon coffe/tea
    • Entrance fees
    • Lunch
    • Guided tour
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 5-7)
    • Infants (age 0-4): free of charge
    Where
    Meeting point:

    Pickup from your accommodation in Wellington. Please confirm your pickup time and location directly with the local operator after booking. You will find the contact information on the voucher after booking.

    What to remember
    • The timing of the visit to Nga Manu Nature Reserve may alter depending upon the guest's preferences of Eel feeding or Bird feed outs
    • If you have any special dietary requirements please advise at the time of booking
    • The minimum age to drink is 18
    • This tour operates with a maximum of 4 adulst per booking
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for starting time and availability
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    Provider
    Kaewa Tours Ltd
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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