Welcome to Waikanae Boating Club 

Since the 1960’s the Waikanae Boating Club has been operating on the shores of beautiful Waikanae Beach on the Kapiti Coast, arguably one of the most beautiful West Coast boating waterways in New Zealand.

Serving its members and the greater local community, The Waikanae Boating Club has built an enviable reputation as one of New Zealand’s premier fishing clubs.

A spirit of kinship and camaraderie has always been evident at our Club and continues to evolve. We welcome not only those who own a boat but also those members who just want to socialise and enjoy the Club’s atmosphere. All members visiting the Club enjoy sensational views of the Kapiti Coast, Waikanae Beach and the stunning beautiful Kapiti Island whilst enjoying refreshments from the bar and relaxed dining at the Galley restaurant.

For the benefit of all members, the Waikanae Boating Club offer:

  • Fishing competitions
  • Youth fishing events
  • Tractor use for launching and retrieving boats for members
  • Boat wash-down facilities
  • Free social events
  • Occasional live entertainment
  • Event nights
  • Trivia nights
  • Live sports on TV
  • Raffles
  • Spot prizes
  • Wi-Fi throughout the Club for members
  • Half price taxis to and from the Waikanae Boating Club
  • Full voting rights for Full and Social members
  • Christmas party for members
  • Kids Christmas Party
  • Boating Club webcam – members can log in to view the Kapiti Coast


Waikanae Boating Club provides excellent facilities with occasional live entertainment, local community and business meetings, conferences and personal functions. Waikanae Boating Club is the ideal location for your next function. First class catering, friendly professional staff and the most stunning view will ensure your function is a success.

The Waikanae Boating Club/Galley Restaurant operate from Licensed Premises and are for the use of Financial Members and their guests who must be signed in via the Guest/Visitors book provided. The Club facilities are not open to the General Public.