Tours and Transport

Stonehenge Aotearoa

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For millennia people have gazed in awe at Stonehenge and other great stone circles, often totally unaware of how these structures were used. Now a full-scale working adaptation of Stonehenge has been built right here in Aotearoa, allowing all New Zealanders to experience the wonders of stone circles for themselves.

Situated in the Wairarapa countryside, a short distance from Wellington, Stonehenge Aotearoa is a window into the past where the visitor can rediscover the knowledge of their ancestors. It incorporates ancient Egyptian, Babylonian and Indus Valley astronomy, Polynesian navigation, and Celtic and Maori starlore. Built on the same scale as Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain in England.

Stonehenge Aotearoa is not a replica. It is a complete and working structure designed and built for its precise location in the Wairarapa region of New Zealand. In this awe-inspiring place, people young and old can explore the mysteries of our past and learn how early cultures, including New Zealand Maori, used the Sun, Moon and stars for life and survival.

See www.stonehenge-aotearoa.co.nz for current opening hours and special events. Private tours are available at any time by arrangement.

The Alpaca Place

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For a wonderful animal experience, take a 1.5 hour guided interactive alpaca farm tour where you'll discover the amazing alpaca.

Meet our mums and their babies,and the majestic males.

Alpacas are very gentle, so you'll be able to get up close and personal to our friendly alpacas! Take an alpaca for a walk!

Discover a little about alpacas and the Wairarapa connection to their arrival in N.Z, and then to the western world.

See a unique NZ designed alpaca shearing table and chat about how shearing alpacas is different to shearing sheep.

Martinborough Manor Farm Tour

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Martinborough Manor is a 6 acre working farmlet and orchard situated on the outskirts of Martinborough wine village, right next to the Martinborough Golf Course. It is the home to Martinborough Manner, crafters of fine jams and preserves for the New Zealand market.

We have lots of animals for you to feed and pet as you wander around our orchard farm. Hear how lots of them are actually working for their living as part of the Martinborough Manner team.

All our animals are very tame and most love to eat from your hand. In season you can milk a cow or a goat.

Olivo olive grove tours

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From Tree to Table
Wander amongst the oldest olive trees in Martinborough, learning about the different olive varieties and what happens throughout the olive year. Progress to the tasting room where you will learn how to taste extra virgin olive oil like the professionals do and sample the full range of innovative infused oils finding out how to use in quick easy and spectacular recipes.

Duration: over 1 hour
Cost: $15.00 per person
Bookings essential

Pukaha Mt Bruce

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Pukaha Mount Bruce is NZ's most established and successful wildlife and captive breeding centre.

Set in 942 hectares of ancient podocarp forest only 18 minutes from Masterton, Pukaha is home to many endangered species including the takahe, kokako, kaka and our national icon, the kiwi. It is also home to the Manukura, the little white kiwi.

Indi bikes

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INDI BIKES -otherwise known as Martinborough's crocodile-bikes.

There's nothing quite like a good old fashioned bike ride with Indi bikes.

Martinborough Wine Tours

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Enjoy the wines of Martinborough with a locally owned and operated tour business with an accent on Wine Tourism.

We have over 25 years experience in the industry and our guides are local people. We are extremely proud to be able to showcase our region and the passion for excellence pursued by those here.

We are flexible with tour times and select the vineyards we visit for their excellence however if you have a preference let us know and we are happy to see what we can do to get you there!

Gladstone Horse Treks

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Based on a large sheep and beef farm, Gladstone Horse Treks offers horse trekking to suit all levels. We operate small groups of no more then five guests.

With over 2500 acres to explore we have a range of rides for all levels.

Tui Brewery Tours

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You can get a Tui anywhere in NZ, but there is only one place you can experience it all- Tui HQ. Its our Holy Grail! The home of all things Tui!
Let us show you around, and show you how it's made.
Here at Tui Brewery you'll discover a museum (it's free), the Tui shop and a kiwiana kitchen to fill your puku. You can also explore our range of beers, stroll the grounds and enjoy the view into our state of the art, new brew house from your lunch table.

http://www.tuihq.co.nz

Palliser Ridge | Farm Tours

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Welcome to Palliser Ridge Station in the South Wairarapa.

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