Things to do close to Masterton
Brancepeth is one of the region's grandest colonial homesteads.
Middleton Model Railway is one of the biggest model train displays in New Zealand and just a short drive north of Masterton.
The Alpaca Place in the Rangitumau Valley gives you the chance to get close to these friendly and fascinating animals.
Other Wairarapa towns and villages to visit
- Ten minutes south along State Highway 2 is Carterton, the arts hub of the region. Stop here for vintage shopping and art.
- The bustling village of Greytown is 20 minutes further down State Highway 2 and is the perfect place to stroll and shop.
- Another ten minutes down the line is Featherston, where train-lovers and history buffs are in for a treat. Visit the fascinating Fell Locomotive Museum or take in some World War I history.
- Martinborough is half an hour from Masterton and the region’s hot spot for wine and gourmet food.