Kapiti Island Nature Reserve Bird Sanctuary
Hiking and Walking
Southward Car Museum
Scenic Helicopter Flights
Te Papa – National Museum of New Zealand
Walking Gourmet Tours
New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington is known as ‘the world’s coolest little capital’. This compact city encompasses a waterfront promenade, sandy beaches, and colourful timber houses on the surrounding hills.
The 46km Kapiti Coast offers endless beaches to stroll and is rich in Maori history. Explore the internationally renowned Kapiti Island. This 200 million-year-old island is rich in culture and history. Experience a unique balance of conservation, ecology and local human history. Get up close and personal with rare birds such as kākā, kōkako, takahē, and hihi. Wander tracks fringed with dense forest or climb the 521m peak for panoramic views.
Wellington’s rugged topography offers wonderful walking and cycling tracks. Experience an exhilarating horseback ride through tracks to wide-open stretches of sand. Stop at a café for coffee and simply unwind.
Or. For the more sedate, take a Heli flight to nearby Wairarapa and taste a range of award-winning wines.
Or, maybe take a Wellington Walking Gourmet Tour with Zest Food Tours – experience New Zealand’s culinary, café and coffee capital.
Visit Te Papa Tongarewa – Museum of New Zealand and views New Zealand artwork, Maori cultural artifacts, the moving Gallipoli exhibition and more.
Just a 40-minute drive from your luxury lodge is Zealandia. Hidden in a suburban valley lies hectares of bush – here the songs of the flourishing native bird population.
Kapiti Coast is also home to Paraparaumu Golf Links – regarded by many as one of the greatest links courses in the southern hemisphere.
Relax in the luxury of Greenmantle Estate. This beautiful luxury lodge nestled in a verdant Nikau Palm forest