THERE'S MUCH TO DO IN AND AROUND THE LODGE, FROM SAMPLING LOCAL CUISINE TO EXPLORING NATIVE WILDERNESS.

EATING AND DRINKING

  • Local restaurants and cafes

  • Wine tours

  • Barbecues and picnics

  • Art and local produce – check out our supplier's marketplace

     

ACTIVE RECREATION 

  • Golf - two world-class golf courses locally. The famous Paraparaumu course is only 25-minutes drive away.

  • Excellent kayaking and windsurfing

  • Water skiing and jet skiing close by

  • Deep sea fishing trips - organised by local operators from the Mana Cruising Club

  • Local horse riding and horse treks

  • Excellent beaches and safe swimming

  • Battle Hill Reserve - short walks and more strenuous opportunities

  • Pauatahanui Wildlife Reserve - the only large estuarine wetland in the North Island. Run by the Royal Forest and Bird Society, the reserve has several hides for viewing birdlife. There are also boardwalks and picnic areas.

 

body explore the coastDAY TRIPS

  • Day trips to the South Island

  • Local Maori historic sites and battlegrounds

  • Steam Train excursions

  • Kapiti Island and overnight stays at Kapiti Lodge (by prior arrangement)

 

WELLINGTON CITY

  • Check out the Lord of the Rings and Weta Studios in Wellington City

  • Westpac Stadium - events, concerts, sports

 

THE LODGE CAN HANDLE ALL OF YOUR EVENT NEEDS

Check out our Business Partners page to see who we team up with to deliver our oustanding service.