You can reach Paekakariki by train from Wellington. For more information please visit the Tranz Metro website.

You can now fly directly into Kapiti Airport in Paraparaumu from Blenheim and Nelson (Sounds Air) and from Auckland with Air Chathams. (Only 15 minutes away from Paekakariki).   


Kapiti CoastAccommodation in Paekakariki

Finns Paekakariki

Killara Homestay B&B

Paekakariki Beachfront B&B

Paekakariki Holiday Park

Paekakariki on Airbnb

Coffee, Catering & Takeaways

Perching Parrot

Finns Paekakariki

Salute 70Things to do

In the Footsteps of the Marines 2018 a scenic hilly run or walk on Sunday, 27 May 2018, following the challenging route march described by Leon Uris in "Battle Cry." The event kicks off at 9am from Whareroa Farm.

The US Marines Memorial

Paekakariki Station Museum: Marines Exhibit

Stables on the Park (equestrian)

The Yankee Trail (cycling)

Wellington Tramway Museum, ride on an historic tram, or view the tram barn display and museum attractions.

Steam Incorporated

Art and CraftArt & Craft

Paekakariki Gallery, Alan Wehipeihana Studio