Discover Waikanae


  • Waiakanae is 55 minutes by train from Wellington CBD
  • 5 minutes from the golden sands of waikanae beach
  • all that waikanae has to off on your doorstep

Discover Waikanae

Waikanae is an established and thriving coastal community within commuting distance of Wellington CBD.

Set in a beautiful landscape with an abundance of natural resources and a temperate micro-climate, it’s a lifestyle retreat that offers something for the whole family.

Whether it’s angling on the meandering Waikanae River, exploring the township or one of the many parks and reserves, a round of golf or down at the beach with the kids, Waikanae offers it all… and so much more!

Discover a family playground and retreat.
Discover Waikanae.

Amenities and attractions

  • Waikanae Beach  
  • Waikanae Boating Club  
  • Parks and Reserves: 
    1. Waikanae Estuary Scenic Reserve
    2. Wildlife refuge
    3. Esplanade Reserve
    4. Waikanae Park
    5. Nga Manu Nature Reserve
    6. Hemi Matenga Memorial Park
  • Waikanae Golf Club  
  • Waikanae River  
  • Kapiti Equestrian & Vaulting Club  
  • Shoreline Cinema  
  • Waikanae shopping centre  
  • Schools  
  • Library  
  • Dining precincts  
  • Waikanae Train Station  
Waiakanae amenities map

transmission Gully Map