Paraparaumu, New Zealand
This town lays on the Kapiti Coast, which is 50 km away from New Zealand’s capital, Wellington. It is famous for the Paraparaumu beach, which is often the main destination for tourists. This locale is considered as one of the fastest-growing urban areas in the country, together with the popular nearby beaches of the Raumati South and Raumati Beach. ... Read more »
- Southward Car Museum
- Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club
- Lindale Tourist and Agricultural Centre
- Visit Emudale, which is a farm full of goats, sheep, pigs, eels, ducks, donkeys and many others
- Swim at the Paraparaumu beach
- Take a tour of the Kapiti Island Natural Reserve
Paraparaumu experiences cold weather throughout the year, with an average temperature range of 5-22°C. The amount of rainfall is highest during the month of July, when it reaches around 120 mm, and lowest during the month of February, at 50 mm.
Going There & Around
If you are travelling by air, you can take a domestic flight from any major cities in New Zealand travelling to the Kapiti Coast Airport, also known as the Paraparaumu Airport. The Air2there Airline offers flights to and from Nelson, Wellington and Blenheim.
There are buses, trains and taxis travelling around the town. Cars for rent are also available for a more comfortable tour around. The bus and rail network can take you to several hotspots in town at affordable rates.« Hide