Summer in the Wairarapa
Great events, our top swimming spots, walks, cycling tracks and more!
Summer has arrived in the Wairarapa and we're here to help make it one of the best summers yet. We've got lots of events popping up across the region - check out what's on this summer here.
Beaches and coastal areas:
When it gets hot in the Wairarapa you need to take the plunge. Take a look at our top spots.
Walks, Tramps, Cycling
Get out and about in the outdoors! Walks - we have everything from a short stroll around our reserves to a multi-day tramp along the coast or in the Tararua Ranges.
We're buzzing with lots of great events. Check them all out here.
Pukaha National Wildlife Centre - get up close to native wildlife such as kaka, kokako, tuatara and takahe.
Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art and History. Discover works by local painters, photographers and sculptors, don't miss ConArt next door! Aratoi is across the road from the Queen Elizabeth Park - a fun stop with the kids, with its fantastic skatepark.
Fun for families:
There is plenty on to keep the kids entertained for the holidays. Check out our ideas.
Keep your energy up while exploring the region. Cafes, restaurants, bakeries and foodie delights - your options are delicious.
Get your retail therapy - from designer clothing boutiques, homeware, antiques and art shops... take your pick!
Need more information?
Give our helpful Masterton and Martinborough isite Visitor Information Centre a call 06 306 5010 or pop in to see our friendly team.