Gannet Safaris Overland offers three tour options for discovering the wonders of Cape Kidnappers gannet colony in Hawke's Bay.  Every tour will provide a unique experience which we know you'll enjoy.  During your tour there will be many fabulous photo opportunities which will leave you with fond memories we hope you will share with your family and friends.  On each tour you will:

  • Be accompanied by an experienced driver/guide who will provide a knowledgeable and insightful commentary throughout the tour
  • Travel in air conditioned 4x4 comfort
  • Experience some breathtaking scenery
  • Visit a production forest
  • View a predator proof reserve
  • View significant geological landscapes
  • Visit a working farm of over 5000 acres
  • View Cape Kidnappers' International Golf Course
  • Learn about local Maori legend
  • And discover the largest mainland gannet colony in the world from your position at the brink of the cliffs edge - 100 metres above the ocean, whilst being served light refreshments as you enjoy watching the gannets perform around you.

All this will take approximately 3 hours and you need not take a step if you don't want to!


Regular Tours

From our base at 396 Clifton Road, Te Awnaga:



Child 5 -16yrs or Student ID to 18yrs


With transfers from Napier or Hasting or Havelock North (i-Sites):

This tour can be booked for passengers off cruise ships



Child 7 -16yrs or Student ID to 18yrs



Private Tours (does not include transfers)

**For included transfers to/from our departure base please contact us**

Range Rover (maximum 4 passengers)


MiniBus (maximum 10 passengers)


Coaches (maximum 21 passengers)



Sunrise Tours

In Range Rover.  From our base at Te Awanga - 1 hour before sunrise

**For included transfers to/from our departure base please contact us**

3 hour duration - gourmet breakfast included

$845 fro up to 4 people


Payment Terms and Conditions:

We may request prepayment upon confirmation of booking. Payments accepted by Bank Credit Cards, Cash or Agent Voucher. We reserve the right to cancel for events beyond our control.
Should you cancel within 7 days of tour, 10% will be applied
Should you cancel within 24hrs of tour, 50% will be applied.
Should we cancel, 100% of payment made will be refunded.

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