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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.

Museum
“Distance from home =seven kms. Ten minutes drive or thirty minutes cycle along cycle tracks all the way ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Coastlands is the biggest shopping mall in the district with over 100 stores, including large chains such as Farmers, The Warehouse, Briscoes, Noel Leeming, Harvey Norman, Rebel Sport, Kathmandu, Paper Plus, Event Cinemas, and other amenities such as medical centre, banks, hairdressers, post office, etc.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“The park has several signposted tracks. Take the coastal route where you can admire Kapiti Island, or one of the inland routes through farmland, past the Model Aeroplane club rooms, and over the tram tracks. QE2 park is accessible from several points in Raumati South, McKays Crossing and Paekakariki.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Establishment
“Beautiful beach and walkway. Nikau Reserve Walk. Heliworks Helicoptor tours .Coastlands Aquatic Centre.Escarpment hike paekakariki.Ngamanu Bird Sanctuary Waikanae.Great Fishing .4x4 Adventures in the Maungakotuku Valley.Ten Pin Bowling with Mini Golf.ourly Trains into Wellington where you can explore our beautiful City including Te Papa our World Class Museum. Weta work shop in Miramar.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“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
Establishment
“Easy five minute walk to enjoy beautiful views of Räumati beach and Kāpiti island whilst sipping your favourite brew. Particularly stunning at sunset ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“Stunning Kapiti Coast views from high up on the challenging foothill mountainbike tracks, ride the restored trams to a fantastic beach, horsetreks. Site of the historic American Marine camps and very interesting education Centre. Miles and miles of shared pathways connected throughout the entire district suitable for bikes, walking, jogging and horses.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“This is a new facility (only 3 months old) with at least 10 big washers and 12 big dryers. It has excellent facilities for tourists but the locals go there as well because it is fast and cost effective.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
“Superb menu. Great staff, and lovely vibe. Perfect for breakfast, lunch or coffee. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Food
“Drop into their factory shop and bar. Try the tasting menu. Especially good on a sunny day. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“Kapiti Island dominates the view from of Paraparaumu Beach. Photography is a pastime of many locals and the sunsets can be spectacular. The beach is safe for swimming and walking. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Pretty standard Kiwi cafe, what makes it unique is that it has a Keto menu and lots of gluten free options. Very close to the beach and the Saturday morning farmers market.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Family owned Italian restaurant, good service and atmosphere. Pays to book in advance but you never know...”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“Wonderful tree lined beautifully groomed park for adults and children. Water themed activities in Summer. Sunday afternoon sit upon train rides Summer concerts. Rose gardens. Three minutes walk from home. Cafes alongside ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Horse riding on the beach or along the river, pull up for coffee at the local cafe”
  • 4 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Stunning walk or bike along bothsides of river among native trees and birds. 4 km from SH1 to estuary /beach.”
  • 3 locals recommend