Wairarapa Blog

Summer Chillin’

Wairarapa Coast

The temperature is only a part of what needs cooling down this summer. Make sure you also take the time to just chill while still enjoying a Wairarapa summer. Here are some top tips for a bit of both.

Wairarapa Coast

How to Dark Sky in the Wairarapa

Wairarapa is filling up with telescopes and people to help you explore what you can’t see with the naked eye. And that’s the point. The magic of the dark sky really hits you when you see things like the Jewel Box which is tucked in beside the Southern Cross; you just don’t realise what else is out there.


Friends and Family coming for the holidays?

Boating at the Park

"We really should go to that one day." Yes, you really should! There can’t be many regions with as many events on the calendar as the Wairarapa. And there are so many that make for a great family day out.

Where to stay in Wairarapa? Some of our accommodation picks


So you’re coming to the Wairarapa! Firstly, great, we’re looking forward to seeing you! Secondly, we hope you’ve packed your bags so you can really make the most of your Wairarapa trip. 

The Wairarapa has lots of fantastic accommodation options so we’ve rounded up a few of our accommodation picks for you. Boasting jaw dropping views, spots for the family, heritage rooms and epic restaurants, you won’t want to leave these sweet spots…

Here are some of the best places to stay in the Wairarapa: