Kapiti island is a just a 15 minute ferry ride away.
Getting to the Ferry
The ferry departs from the Kapiti Boating Club at Paraparaumu Beach.
If you're coming from State Highway 1, take the clearly marked Paraparaumu Beach exit at the Kapiti Road Interchange.
Follow Kapiti Road to the roundabout at the beach & turn left on to Marine Parade.
Ferry check-in & bio-security check is at the Kapiti Island Centre, 29 Marine Parade, Paraparaumu Beach.
Ferry sailing times vary slightly depending on the day, but usually depart around 9am and return around 3pm.
When you make a booking we'll send you more precise information about your ferry time and how to get there.
There are plenty of carpark spaces at the boating club or the nearby park & playground area on Marine Parade.