Back to top

Gannet Safaris

Cape Kidnappers safari experience takes you to Hawke's Bay Cape Kidnappers gannet colony - the world's largest, most accessible gannet nesting place. It's the only way of being taken right to within a few feet of these remarkable birds - there is no walking required!

Check with Napier i-SITE for times.

$88.00 per adult

$44.00 per Child (5 -16 yrs) or Student with  ID to 18 yrs

$124.00 per adult including transport from Napier or Hastings

$62 per child (5-16 years) or Student with ID to 18 yrs including transport form Napier or Hastings.

Drive along the scenic coast from Napier to Te Awanga and join Gannet Safaris Overland to visit the worlds largest, most accessible gannet colony at Cape Kidnappers, New Zealand.

Gannet Safaris has been guiding visitors over Cape Kidnappers for over 35 years. Our safaris are the only way to be driven right to within a few feet of these remarkable birds. There is absolutely no walking required.

You will travel in comfort in our air conditioned 4 x 4 wheeled vehicles, through Cape Kidnappers Station - traversing riverbeds, broad rolling pastures, through stands of native bush, steep gullies and breathtaking inclines. There is a stop on the way at a spectacular cliff top with panoramic views of Hawke Bay right across to the Mahia Peninsula. The amazing geology of the area can also be taken in.

The 36km, three hour trip includes a commentary by your tour guide/driver on the farming operation on Cape Kidnappers Station and an introduction to the gannets.

On arrival at the gannets you can stretch your legs and take in the mouthwatering scenery from your position at the brink of the cliff's edge - 100 metres above the ocean. Here your driver/guide will serve you refreshments whilst you enjoy watching the gannets perform around you.

Allow 3 Hours for this trip

Tours depart only at 9:30 am and 1:30 pm

Napier i-SITE shuttle pick-up available 45 minutes prior to tour - Adult $124.00 Child $62.00

Shuttle must be pre-booked

Make a booking

Make a booking enquiry and a Napier i-SITE consultant will contact you shortly with booking options.

All bookings are subject to availability and will be confirmed after booking has been received.

Terms & Conditions

Follow this link if the form fails to load. online form.

Contact us

Phone +64 0800 847 488
Email info@napiernz.com
Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram

Visit us

100 Marine Parade, Napier South, Napier 4110
Open every day from 9.00am to 5.00pm

Portions of information on this site are copyrighted

© 2018 Napier i-Site Visitor Centre - Napier - New Zealand

Napier Hawkes bay.

Disclaimers and Copyright
While every endeavour has been taken by the to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date, shall not be liable for any loss suffered through the use, directly or indirectly, of information on this website. Information contained has been assembled in good faith. Some of the information available in this site is from the New Zealand Public domain and supplied by relevant government agencies. cannot accept any liability for its accuracy or content. Portions of the information and material on this site, including data, pages, documents, online graphics and images are protected by copyright, unless specifically notified to the contrary. Externally sourced information or material is copyright to the respective provider.

© - https://www.napiernz.com/ / +64 0800 847 488 / info@napiernz.com