Activity Category: Paraparaumu

MacLean Playground and Skatepark, Paraparaumu Beach

This small playground is set just near the beach and right next to the skatepark so together they make a good destination for multiple ages.  You can’t see the beach from the playground or skatepark but you could keep your eye on a child at the skatepark and the playground…

Coastlands Aquatic Centre, Paraparaumu

This pool complex was opened in 2014 and has a glass roof making it wonderfully light, although also very hot on sunny days (swimmers are fine in the water but spectators be warned). There’s a good separate toddlers’ pool with water features and from 1pm-5pm every afternoon at the weekends…

Boundary Tap & Kitchen Bar, Raumati Beach

This is essentially a pub with a decent sized menu for both adults and kids (including a drink and activity pack for kids). The food is reasonably good and the service is consistently friendly. Families who go there like that there’s a play pen for younger kids and, if the…

Jump Indoor playground, Paraparaumu

If you’re looking for an energy burning, indoor activity on the Kapiti Coast, this is a great destination. Operating only from Thursday – Sunday (term time) and everyday during the school holidays, there are 2 sections of entertainment; one section is filled with a variety of bouncy castles; the other section…