Bird Watching - Cape Kidnappers

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Highlights & inclusions

3 hour bird-watching experience
Spectacular views of Hawke's Bay
Learn the history of Cape Kidnappers
Morning or afternoon tea included
Knowledgeable tour guide
Ride in style and comfort
or 4 payments of $22.08 with more info
Free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to experience

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Thu, Jul 18, 2024

What you can expect

Embark on an unforgettable Cape Kidnappers Gannet Safari, the ultimate bird-watching adventure in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. This captivating tour takes you to the stunning Cape Kidnappers, home to the largest and most accessible mainland gannet colony in the world.

As you set off on this gannet safari tour, prepare to be amazed by the breathtaking coastal scenery and the incredible diversity of birdlife that awaits you. Led by knowledgeable guides, you'll learn fascinating facts about these majestic seabirds and their unique habitat. Witness the gannets' remarkable nesting behavior and marvel at their graceful flight patterns as they soar above the rugged cliffs.

The Cape Kidnappers bird-watching tour offers an up-close and personal encounter with these magnificent creatures. Get within a few meters of the gannets as they go about their daily activities, providing you with an unparalleled opportunity to observe their behavior and capture stunning photographs.

This gannet safari tour is suitable for all nature enthusiasts, whether you're a seasoned bird-watcher or simply have a keen interest in wildlife. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Cape Kidnappers and discover the wonders of this unique ecosystem.

Don't miss out on this extraordinary experience. Book your Cape Kidnappers Gannet Safari today and create memories that will last a lifetime.


What you need to know

  • Guided 4WD tour of gannet colony
  • Morning or afternoon tea included
  • Knowledgeable tour guide
  • 3 hour guided 4WD tour of gannet colony
  • Spectacular views of Hawke's Bay
  • Learn the history of Cape Kidnappers
  • Only operates during the summer months (Sep - Apr)
  • This experience departs at 9:30am and 1:30pm
  • Does not operate during winter (May-Aug)
  • Please allow approximately 3 hours in total for this experience
  • The meeting point is at the Gannet Safaris base , 396 Clifton Road, Te Awanga New Zealand 4102
What To Bring
  • Bring a warm jacket and sunglasses
Additional Information
  • Tours do not operate from May to August
  • Children 0-4yrs are free of charge
  • If you require return transfers from Hastings or Napier please choose the other product listing 'Bird Watching - Cape Kidnappers with Transfers'
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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