Paraparaumu is the main town in the coastal area of Kapiti and has plenty to offer travelers. The shopping centre has more than 50 shops, as well as banks, supermarkets and cinemas.
To the north of the town, there is an agricultural park where you will find fairs and producers of gourmet foods, such as cheeses, olives, honey, ice cream and other delicacies. Paraparaumu Beach is the starting point for travel to Kapiti Island. It is necessary to book trips to the island at the Wellington Department of Conservation. The Kapiti Aero Club is the place for scenic flights and glider rides. If you’re passionate about vintage vehicles, the local automobile museum has one of the largest collections in Australasia.
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