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Gannet colony tours

Gannet colony tours

The gannet colony at Cape Kidnappers has long been popular with tourists. Gannet Beach Adventures ran tours there from 1952 until January 2019, when two people were injured by a rockfall. They used 1949 Minneapolis-Moline tractors to transport vistors along the beach to the colony. Tours were set to resume in December 2020.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Hawke’s Bay places - East of Hastings', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 October 2022)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, updated 30 Nov 2015