Experiences

Opportunities abound for outdoor pursuits within the dramatic Cape Kidnappers property. The lodge team can suggest and organise all manner of activities- from hikes across the farmland, to a visit to the gannet colony, picnics at Black Reef, the Cape Kidnappers property offers countless activities. Can-Am Adventure tours, clay-bird shooting, shepherding shows, Kiwi Discovery Walks, and much more await lodge guests.

Can-Am

Adventure, Scenic, Family

Largely inaccessible to regular vehicles, Cape Kidnappers is best explored by Can-Am. Discover this rugged terrain with a...

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Kiwi Discovery Walk

Scenic, Romance, Family

An experience like no other and exclusive to guests of Cape Kidnappers, this is your chance to see the rare, endangered kiwi...

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Shepherding

Family

Join our shepherd for an introduction to life on a 6,000 acre working sheep and beef farm. A must-do for our younger guests,...

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Gannet Colony

Scenic, Family

Cape Kidnappers is home to the largest, most accessible mainland colony of gannets in the world. A part of the Booby family,...

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The Sanctuary

Scenic, Family

The Cape Sanctuary is the largest privately owned and funded wildlife restoration project of its kind in New Zealand.

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Clay-Bird Shooting

Adventure

Deep within rugged ravines, glance away from the horizon and bring your focus in for a spot of Clay Bird Shooting.

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Guided Walk

Scenic, Romance, Family

Cape Kidnappers is a unique and fascinating landscape, geologically very young but with a rich history that weaves a...

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Bird Tours

Scenic, Family

Guided by an experienced ornithologist, Cape Kidnappers and Ocean Beach Wildlife Preserve offer a fantastic opportunity to...

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Central Plateau and Lake Taupo Scenic Flight

Adventure, Scenic, Romance, Family

Fly over the active volcanoes of the central plateau and peer into Mt Ruapehu’s crater lake before turning back to Hawke’s Bay...

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Heli Fishing

Adventure, Scenic, Fishing

A true wilderness fly fishing experience using a helicopter to fly you to remote back country rivers and streams which are...

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Craggy Range Scenic Flight

Adventure, Scenic, Romance

Lift off from The Farm and experience the east coast or vineyards of Bridge Pa before passing over Te Mata Peak to land at the...

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Heli Hiking

Adventure, Scenic

Fly in over a spectacular landscape of bush, tussock and mountain rivers to the isolated heart of the Central North Island.

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Mountain Biking

Adventure, Scenic, Family

Hit the tracks and explore our 6,000 acre property by mountain bike. Cape Kidnappers has men’s, women’s and children’s bikes...

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Walking Trails

Scenic, Family

Whether it is a twenty-minute stroll, an early morning jog or a two-hour walk, Cape Kidnappers delivers.

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Picnics

Scenic, Romance, Family

With an abundance of secluded and picturesque locations on property, you could spend a lifetime picnicking at Cape Kidnappers.

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