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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Zoo Exhibit
“Ngā Manu is a nature and wildlife sanctuary set on 35 acres of lowland swamp forest in nearby Waikanae. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Park
“Department of Conservation have tours to Kapiti Island. It is worth a trip if you have a day to spare. The Waikanae library has excellent information”
  • 16 locals recommend
Museum
“This place is AMAZING. even if you aren't really into cars (or motorbikes/planes/boats/tuktuks/anything with a motor! ) there really is something for everyone here. There is so much to see, allow a couple of hours... ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Nature
“Wonderful location to visit the National Wildlife Centre in New Zealand. There is a gorgeous white Kiwi here, plus so many other birds and eels, well worth a visit”
  • 17 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Kapiti Island is an island about 5 km off the west coast of the lower North Island of New Zealand. It is 10 kilometres long, running southwest/northeast, and roughly 2 kilometres wide, being more or less rectangular in shape, and has an area of 19.65 km²”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“"We believe in Waikanae Beach, and so took the opportunity to beautify two main corners at Waikanae Beach; Long Beach Tavern and Olde Beach Bakery. We created a point of difference by using vertical integration in our businesses, from growing the produce for the beverages and food we serve in our Veggies Patches, to making products from scratch".”
  • 18 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Great food, coffee, fully licensed. great variety of drama, arthouse, childrens holiday and new release movies. 3 intimate cinemas with luxury seating.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Cafe
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“About 15kms drive, but worth it. Top food in a beautiful country setting. Coffee and cake or a fully licenced fireside dinner, white tablecloths, roses and candles. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Museum
“Welcome to Cobblestones at Greytown Open daily and rated No 1 attraction in Greytown on Trip Advisor. Cobblestones is a top heritage attraction for all ages, right in the heart of Wairarapa. Explore, discover, reminisce....there's plenty to do at Cobblestones where you'll get up-close with Wairarapa's colonial history, and be amazed at the treasure-trove of HISTORIC BUILDINGS, old time contraptions and machinery. You'll have a warm welcome from our volunteers at our new state-of-the-art EXHIBITION CENTRE. Our new exhibition space tells the region’s stories through photographs, maps, exhibits and anecdotes. Our MUSEUM SHOP sells vintage articles, giftware, educational toys and crafts made by by local artists. All shop profits go towards the upkeep and restoration of the museum. Open daily from10am-4pm. Then step outdoors to Cobblestones’ historic village, often featured on Wairarapa garden tours and as a WEDDING VENUE, with its deciduous trees and pretty cottage gardens. The park is dotted with 19th and 20th century buildings, some of them Category 2 listed buildings, including Wairarapa's first hospital, Wesleyan Church and original Hastwell Stables.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bakery
“Another awesome cafe (same owner as 10cc) in an old church building, but you will need to drive out of town towards Carterton. Doesn't open on Sunday though. One of the award-winning bakeries in the region.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Park
“US Marines were stationed here during WWII and there is an interesting exhibition area detailing their time in Wellington. But there is also a cool Tram that you can ride in from the main road down to the beach through the park. It operates 11am-4.30pm Sat, Sun and public holidays. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Trail
“Take in spectacular views of Kāpiti Island from high above the Kāpiti Coastline on one of the region’s finest walking experiences.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“A local museum showcasing local NZ art & craft and the history of the region.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Park
“44 Margaret St, Shannon Open Saturday & Sundays (check their web site for more info)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Campground
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  • 4 locals recommend
Zoo
“I wouldn't call it a zoo, more like an open farm. Most 4 legged animals are fenced but it's a great place for kids, old and young. Its a drive into a land with no reception but they have wifi at the cafe. Free parking.”
  • 12 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Park
“Department of Conservation have tours to Kapiti Island. It is worth a trip if you have a day to spare. The Waikanae library has excellent information”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“"We believe in Waikanae Beach, and so took the opportunity to beautify two main corners at Waikanae Beach; Long Beach Tavern and Olde Beach Bakery. We created a point of difference by using vertical integration in our businesses, from growing the produce for the beverages and food we serve in our Veggies Patches, to making products from scratch".”
  • 18 locals recommend
Cafe
“About 15kms drive, but worth it. Top food in a beautiful country setting. Coffee and cake or a fully licenced fireside dinner, white tablecloths, roses and candles. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A Greytown institution, for years locals have been enjoying their hearty Tapa’s menu.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
“Enjoy lunch on the veranda and watch the world go by, also open for dinner. Often used as a place for parking the boys while the girls shop!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fine dining, craft beers & also a boutique cinema with comfy leather seats!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Cafe
“The Front Room has a relaxed atmosphere with a modern interior and provides great food and service for small to large groups. Brunch is available from 9-3pm and lunch from 11:30-3pm. Dinner is from 5:30pm till late. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best food and best restaurant but best off all, can rely on awesome live music. Well known on the coast. Takes 11 minutes to drive from the cottage to the venue.”
  • 12 locals recommend

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