There is lots to do in the Wairarapa!

Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre Tui Brewery


- Pop into Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art & History to see their latest exhibition.

- Take the kids for a fluffie and lunch at The Farriers Bar and Eatery, Masterton. 

- Whack a bucket of balls at the Golf driving range at Solway Park.

- Watch a movie at Regent 3 Cinemas, Masterton.

- The Woolshed – get the chance to experience the ambience and smells of a wool shed, coming face to face with virtual shearers, wool handling and shearing equipment!

-Masterbowl on Queen Street is a great activity to take the family.


- Visit Paua World in Carterton

- The Clareville Bakery has some of the best artisan bread and European-style pastries you can buy. Treat yourself to a cronut or a bite-sized 'Mikecronut' (made by baker Mike) next time you're passing they're irresistible!

- Heart of Arts is a unique Wairarapa arts, culture and heritage hub. The gallery showcases local artworks across a range of mediums.


- Explore a village from the past at Cobblestones

- Shop 'til you drop! Clothes, shoes, homeware, quirky antique stores, art shops ... it's all here.

- Schoc Chocolates – check out their library full of over 85 different flavours of hand-crafted Belgium chocolate.

- Food Forest Organics owned by Hollywood director James Cameron is an exciting organic plant based produce store and delicatessen – pop in for lunch.


- There are lots of places to eat in Martinborough. Enjoy a tasting platter among the vines, or lunch at a café in the Martinborough square.

- Visit a Martinborough vineyard for a delicious wine tasting.

- A spot of shopping is a must! There's everything from homewares to award-winning olive oil and NZ designer clothes.


- Follow your nose to C’est Cheese, jammed packed with a large range of NZ made cheeses and artisan delights.

- Explore the family-friendly Fell Locomotive Museum and see the steam train that once hauled passengers over the Rimutaka Hill.

- An hour or so to spare? Check out the town's quirky vintage stores - you're bound to leave with something unique!