With 40 kilometres of coastline dotted with beautiful beaches and incredible views, it’s no surprise Kāpiti is so popular during the warmer months with locals and visitors alike!
We maintain more than 500 hectares of parks and sports grounds and almost 80 kilometres of walkways, cycleways, and horse-riding paths. We're spoilt for choice when it comes to exploring our backyard, and there's something for everyone to enjoy!
We're spoilt for choice when it comes to beaches and with 40 kilometres of coastline on our doorstep, it's hard to choose just one to visit. Whether it's swimming, fishing, kayaking, kite-flying, picnicking, horseback riding, or dog walking, let our map direct you to all the sand and surf that Kāpiti has to offer.
Parks and playgrounds
From quiet relaxation to energetic activity, there's something for everyone at our parks and reserves. Choose from the hills, coast, forests, waterways or local urban parks – whatever suits your interests. We also have 49 playgrounds in neighbourhoods across Kāpiti.
All parks, playgrounds and reserves on the Kāpiti Coast are looked after by Council staff and are free for everyone to use.
Our parks search makes it super easy to find a park or playground that suits your needs!
Get away from it all and explore something new! Kāpiti Coast’s natural beauty is breathtaking, with spectacular views from bush-clad tracks around the district.
Escape to Kāpiti for the day, the weekend or longer…. but make sure you bring your walking shoes!