Visiting Kāpiti

Within direct flights from Auckland and a short drive from Wellington, Kāpiti is a easy refreshing break.

It is a place you can relax, and enjoy amazing nature, 40 kilometers of unspoilt beaches, a relaxed warm community and intriguing heritage. It's the perfect place to enjoy real kiwi experiences, a moderate climate and spectacular coastal landscapes.

Watch a short video, approx. 4 minutes, for a glimpse of what you can see and do in Kāpiti below:

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To find out about more about our attractions, where to stay, visit one of our visitor information centres or go to the website here

Air Services

Kapiti Coast Airport's new terminal is located at 60 Toru Road Paraparaumu consisting of attractive public areas, check in facilities and i-land...

Arts and Museums

This page contains information about arts and museums on the Kāpiti Coast.


The Kāpiti Coast coastline is approximately 40 kilometres long.  As well as being the location for significant urban development, our beautiful...

Destination Kāpiti

A destination brand is all the things that spring to a visitors mind about Kāpiti. Those things come from many different sources – a friend who liv...

Enjoying our Natural Environment

Kāpiti has abundant open space with a diverse range of natural systems for people to experience and enjoy. Only 40km from Wellington, our beaches...

Freedom Camping

Forty kilometres of stunning coastline and the captivating backdrop of Kāpiti Island make Kāpiti a must visit destination for freedom travellers. T...

Public and Community Transport

Public transport in the Kāpiti Coast District is managed by Greater Wellington Regional Council.

Visitor Centres

Centres are located in Ōtaki, Paraparaumu and Waikanae

Kāpiti Coast District Council Contact Details

Kāpiti Coast District Council
175 Rimu Road
Private Bag 60601
Paraparaumu 5254

Phone: (04) 296 4700
Toll free: 0800 486 486
Fax: (04) 296 4830 

View more contact details here including our business hours and Service Centres.