Fun family-friendly activities in Spring

Picking daffs at Middlerun in Carterton

It's spring and the perfect time to enjoy Wairarapa's wide open spaces, sunshine and fresh air! Come over in the weekend or bring the kids in the school holidays.

There's loads to do so we've put together a list of fun activities for spring...

Gladstone Horse Treks - Relaxing rides for beginners on a picturesque farm in Gladstone.

The Alpaca PlaceTake an Alpaca for a walk on this 1.5 hour interctive farm tour. 

Adventure Aviation Flight -  Fly in a Tiger Moth for a birds eye view of the Wairarapa. 

Walks - A walk in the Wairarapa can be anything from a short lakeside stroll to a multi-day tramp along the coast or in the Tararua Ranges. 

Minkisi Exhibition - At Aratoi see 100 rare African masks and statues often made from nails, shells or bottles. Kids and adults both love this!  

Cobblestones Muesum - Step back in time in this charming historic village and museum.

The Wool Shed - Wool handling and shearing equipment from two historic wool sheds.

Fell Locomotive Muesum - Learn about the Rimutaka Incline and see the only locomotive of its type in the world. 

To the Coast with the Post - Tour South Wairarapa to Cape Palliser with a rural postie.

The Pointon Collection - A workshop of vintage cars and motorcycles from the 1900s.

Palliser Ridge - Choose from a Farm Experience tour or a Woolshed Experience tour. 

Te Rakau Birding - See a diverse range of birds on fully guided tours in South Wairarapa.

Kahutara Canoes & Taxidermy - Self guided river trips including a visit to a unique collection of mounted animals and birds.

Stonehenge Aotearoa - New Zealand's full-scale working adaptation of Stonehenge. 

Amalgamated Helicopters - Scenic flights for the best views of Wairarapa's mountains, rivers, lakes and valleys.

Coming for a family weekend away? Book your Wairarapa accommodation online or give our Masterton or Martinborough i-SITEs a call on 06 306 5010. We have local people with real service - we're able to help you with accommodation queries and bookings.