Getting here

New Zealand - Southwestern Pacific Ocean

US Marines in New Zealand

Travelling to New Zealand, Aotearoa in Māori, is easy with available flights from many international destinations.

Depending on where you are coming from around the world, there are available flights to New Zealand that fly into Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington, Queenstown or Dunedin.

Auckland Airport (AKL) is a major airline hub and is the most common airport for international flights. Visitors can continue to other destinations through domestic flights from Auckland.

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US Marines in New Zealand

Just 40 minutes from central Wellington, the Kapiti Coast (population 50,000), offers 40 kilometres of fabulous New Zealand beaches, breath-taking views out to Kapiti Island, and over 1000 kilometres of family-friendly cycling and walking tracks.
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Kapiti Island is ‘the jewel in our crown’ and is an internationally recognised nature reserve protecting some of the world’s rarest and most endangered birds in New Zealand. For more details about Kapiti Island, please visit the Department of Conservation (DOC) website.

It's very easy to visit us! We are just a 45 minute drive from the nearest city of Wellington.


US Marines in New Zealand

Visit Paekākāriki

Queen Elizabeth Park

US Marines in New Zealand

Visit Queen Elizabeth Park

Queen Elizabeth Park brochure