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Waikanae Beach

Waikanae Beach

A gentle gradient and spectacular views of Kāpiti Island make Waikanae Beach a popular destination for swimmers, walkers and beach cricketers. It also attracts day trippers from Wellington wanting to escape city crowds.

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Chris Maclean, 'Wellington places - Kāpiti Coast', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 December 2023)

Story by Chris Maclean, updated 1 Mar 2016