We believe that everyone can ride. 


Kapiti Stables provides a unique experience with horses on the Kapiti Coast, 40 minutes north of Wellington Central. Kapiti Stables provides scenic treks through rolling hills, natural waterways and regenerated wetlands down to the beach. Kapiti Stables provides multiple opportunities to experience coastal horse treks for all ages, and all levels of riding.

Pop in and see us during our open hours, or book ahead to ensure availability. Located at Whareroa Road, Queen Elizabeth Park, MacKays Crossing, SH1, Paekakariki.

BOOK NOW! For Trekking, Corporate Leadership Skills, Equine Assisted Therapy, Birthday Parties, School Holiday Programmes, Pony Experiences & Grazing

Phone: 027 355 3046


Closed: Sundays at the moment for maintenance

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Kapiti Stables provides grazing spaces for private owners, and trekking experiences through Queen Elizabeth Park, Whareroa Farm and along the beach between Paekakariki and Raumati South. We make riding accessible for the beginner rider, of any age, and for those who have had a little more experience. As our horses are used in equine therapy (activities with horses to promote human physical and mental health), rest assured that even the most nervous riders will be able to get stuck right in!

Kapiti Stables provides for those who are differently abled to experience horses, receive riding instruction and gain work experience opportunities. In our stable onsite, we have an art gallery to showcase and sell their awesome artworks! We also support adults and  youth in the community with our specialized equine leadership training and therapies to help develop confidence and leadership skills.

We also offer:

  • Corporate Leadership and Management Development

  • Birthday parties

  • School Holiday programmes

  • Equine Assisted Therapy and Counselling

  • Pony experiences

  • Grazing



Pop by during our open times or book in advance to ensure availability.

Monday:     By appointment
Wednesday: By appointment
Friday:         By appointment
Saturday:     10 am - 4 pm
Sunday :      10 am - 3.30 pm

Where possible please book ahead of time via phone or our Facebook page.


Contact Us

Call: Rachael on +64 27 355 3046

Facebook: Kapiti Stables Trekking and Grazing


Whareroa Road, Queen Elizabeth Park
Mackay's Crossing SH1
Paraparaumu, Wellington, NZ 5034

Thank you so much for letting my daughter Isabella groom Mitzy a few weeks back, it was so kind of you to involve her and us when we stumbled across your stables. You were all so friendly and welcoming! We will definitely come and say hi in the future. Thanks again. Heidi, Carl and Isabella 😊
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