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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Zoo Exhibit
“Ngā Manu is a nature and wildlife sanctuary set on 35 acres of lowland swamp forest in nearby Waikanae. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Park
“Department of Conservation have tours to Kapiti Island. It is worth a trip if you have a day to spare. The Waikanae library has excellent information”
  • 17 locals recommend
Museum
“Even if you are not a car enthusiast, this place is a must see! There is a lovely cafe there on-site too for refreshements.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Kapiti Island is an island about 5 km off the west coast of the lower North Island of New Zealand. It is 10 kilometres long, running southwest/northeast, and roughly 2 kilometres wide, being more or less rectangular in shape, and has an area of 19.65 km²”
  • 12 locals recommend
Nature
“Wonderful location to visit the National Wildlife Centre in New Zealand. There is a gorgeous white Kiwi here, plus so many other birds and eels, well worth a visit”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“We like this place for lunch and dinner. Great food all around but there is really something special about the veggie dishes. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Cinema
“Great food, coffee, fully licensed. great variety of drama, arthouse, childrens holiday and new release movies. 3 intimate cinemas with luxury seating.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Trail
“Great views on a fine day. Walk is challenging with a lot of stairs. Takes about 2-3 hours.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Park
“This vast park is scenic to say the least. Track, picnic by the beach, horse ride, tramp ride...your choice!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bakery
“Another awesome cafe (same owner as 10cc) in an old church building, but you will need to drive out of town towards Carterton. Doesn't open on Sunday though. One of the award-winning bakeries in the region.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Museum
“Cobblestones Museum & Early Settlers Village is a fascinating heritage venue for all ages!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Zoo
“A short drive, and you will be able to enjoy the day at another favourite wildlife reserve. Spend the whole day there just appreciating the natural habitat whilst enjoying a picnic.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Campground
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  • 5 locals recommend
Café
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“About 15kms drive, but worth it. Top food in a beautiful country setting. Coffee and cake or a fully licenced fireside dinner, white tablecloths, roses and candles. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
“Sunshine and Romantic sunsets. Outdoor dining on calm nights. Indoor cosy dining. Laid back vibe. Also takeaway pizzas. Friendly people.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“A local museum showcasing local NZ art & craft and the history of the region.”
  • 13 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Park
“Department of Conservation have tours to Kapiti Island. It is worth a trip if you have a day to spare. The Waikanae library has excellent information”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
“We like this place for lunch and dinner. Great food all around but there is really something special about the veggie dishes. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Café
“About 15kms drive, but worth it. Top food in a beautiful country setting. Coffee and cake or a fully licenced fireside dinner, white tablecloths, roses and candles. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“relax in a very comfortable new movie theater whilst sipping on a coffee/wine, there is also a fabulous menu.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
“Beautiful hotel/restaurant in the centre of Greytown. Delicious food and great wines”
  • 13 locals recommend
Café
“The Front Room has a relaxed atmosphere with a modern interior and provides great food and service for small to large groups. Brunch is available from 9-3pm and lunch from 11:30-3pm. Dinner is from 5:30pm till late. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A Greytown institution, for years locals have been enjoying their hearty Tapa’s menu.”
  • 10 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
“Local eatery which boasts its own brews. Some days, live performances can be enjoyed there.”
  • 13 locals recommend

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