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A map and the locations of all of the playgrounds in the Kapiti Region
Check out the tide times and head down to the beach this evening. Take a blanket and fill a basket with goodies.
Lots of different climbing equipment for the child who likes to climb everything plus a nice spot for a picnic with a view overlooking the sea.
Market on second Saturday of each month
Weekend market the 3rd Saturday of each month.
Visiting Carter Observatory is an experience full of wonder for anyone aged 2-102. First up is a tour of the Big Bang, and if reading lots of labels is too much, there are plenty of buttons to push for audiovisual shows that explain everything.
A lovely playground with a large green area for running around or playing cricket.
A small park, but enough to please the kids for a short time and it's the only playground with a mouse wheel in the area.
A small park tucked away on a quiet street is a nice spot to stop for a picnic.
Haruatai Park has a large grassy area surrounded by large tall trees with lots of playground equipment suitable for the whole family. Fantastic any day of the week.
For some fantastic walks in a the Tui laden native forest make your way to Hemi Matenga. There a three tracks to choose from.
Take in the views from Campbell Mill Rd ( above Whareroa Farm) - it is good for walking, mountain biking and horse riding.
This playground is situated in a lovely quiet grove. There's an older children's playground and a younger children's playground with smaller versions of the same climbing equipment, so the younger child can give it a go too.
Weekend market every Saturday. Local people, Local crafts and produce. Local organic products.
We're going on a door hunt, but we're not scared... If you look very carefully, tucked away in all sorts of places, you will find doors, beautiful, little doors... Imagination Doors!
A beautiful quiet setting away from busy roads and lots of foot traffic. Set in the new subdivision this park is surrounded by lovely walkways and lagoons.
Clean, colourful and fun for the whole family, jump is an indoor playground with bouncy castles and inflatable bubble balls.
Clean, colourful and fun for the whole family, jump is an indoor playground with bouncy castles and inflatable bubble balls.