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Dog's day out

Take the dogs for a walk on the beach, a swim in the river or head to the Ōtaki Dog Park to try out the agility equipment.

Head to the beach or the river

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Dogs love the beaches and rivers on the Kāpiti Coast. Check out the council info on where you can take the dogs and on and off leash areas.

Dog parks

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Ōtaki Dog Park on Aotaki Street has ramps and other agility obstacles for your dog. It is an off-lead dog park that is fully fenced with a double gate entrance. There is also a drinking fountain and dog poo bags are available at the gate if you don't have your own.

There are also fully fenced dog exercise areas in Paraparaumu:

  • Ocean Road Reserve - trees, shady areas and seating
  • Eatwell Avenue Reserve (entrance off Gray avenue near Paraparaumu Beach School) - open, sunny, grassed area with a stream