Beaches

The Kāpiti Coast coastline is approximately 40 kilometres long.  As well as being the location for significant urban development, our beautiful beaches are an important community asset with many unique characteristics and natural qualities.

Fires on the Beach

A Council permit is required for all fires on the beach and will be subject to certain criteria.  View more information about fires on the beach here.

Horses on the Beach

Horses are permitted on all Kāpiti beaches with restrictions on urban areas during summer.  View more information about horses on the beach here.

Vehicles on the Beach

Vehicles are permitted to access all beaches to launch or retrieve a craft from the water provided they move by the shortest practicable route, as well as emergency purposes.  View more information about vehicle use on the beach here.

Useful Links

www.slsnz.org.nz/
www.gw.govt.nz/activities
www.doc.govt.nz