Masterton day-trip from Wellington by train

Food in the Wairarapa

Food in the Wairarapa

The huge playground at Queen Elizabeth Park

Need a break from the city? Masterton has excellent cafes, world-class art and one of the best public parks in the country, with loads of activities in easy walking distance. Make a day of it and bring your bikes! 

Take the train from Wellington all the way to Masterton at the end of the line, it’s only a 10 minute walk from the station straight down Perry Street to the town centre. Check out a Wellington to Wairarapa timetable (due to upgrade work, buses replace all weekday daytime services between Featherston and Masterton).

Fun activities for families in Masterton:

See even more great things to do in Masterton, and things to do nearby Masterton.

Time for a snack? There are so many excellent Masterton cafes and restaurant. Then stroll back to the train station for a relaxing trip home!