Guided day trips without a car

Food in the Wairarapa

Food in the Wairarapa

Stunning Cape Palliser

Take a guided day tour from Wellington - it's such a good way to enjoy the Wairarapa without needing a car.

Martinborough Gourmet Wine Tour is a small group tour that takes in four Martinborough vineyards and includes lunch. Learn why this charming village is home to some of the world's top Pinot Noir.

Hammonds Palliser Bay Tour is a small group tour that explores part of the Wairarapa coastline including the famous Cape Palliser lighthouse, the fishing village of Ngawi, the fantastic seal colony and some dramatic Lord of The Rings film sites.

Green Jersey Explorer Tours - catch their shuttle from Wellington and choose a guided walking tour of Cape Palliser, or guided bike tours like the Martinborough Guided Wine and Vine, or Martinborough Guided Family Fun.  

We'd love you to stay!

We'd understand if one day is not enough time here. The Wairarapa has a wide variety of places to stay and all sorts of styles. Have a look and book your accommodation here.