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Enjoy Activities and Attractions Near By!

Masterton is Wairarapa's largest town and it has something for everyone - from shopping, cycle trails and art to great food. It's the perfect place to base yourself and explore the whole region. Annual headline events in Masterton include Wings over Wairarapa, the Hot Air Balloon Festival and Golden Shears. Book our Wairarapa accommodation today and enjoy the activities and events near by. Our Wairarapa holiday motel is pet friendly, kid friendly and wheelchair friendly! Get in touch and book our Masterton accommodation today or call us to discuss our midweek motel deals and weekend packages!

Pukaha Mount Bruce Wildlife Centre

85379 SH 2, Mount Bruce

Pukaha Mount Bruce is home to a Wildlife Centre where you can meet some of New Zealand's most endangered wildlife. Set in 942 hectares of ancient podocarp forest only 18 minutes from Masterton, Pukaha is home to many endangered species including tuatara, takahe, kokako, kaka and our national icon, the kiwi. It is also home to the Manukura, the little white kiwi.
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Wairarapa Balloon Festival

Solway, Masterton

The Wairarapa Balloon Festival is an annual event held in the Wairarapa region. The festival features a week of balloon lift-offs and loads of family-fun and entertainment at various venues throughout the region. This is the must-see family fun event of the year - a festival for kids of all ages.

Wine and Vineyards

Wairarapa Wine Trail

Wairarapa is famous for its wine - and rightly so. Its vineyards are at the heart of the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail and produce some of the world’s best pinot noir. There are vineyards scattered right around the region - take your pick!
Masterton Vineyards
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Queen Elizabeth Park

Queen Elizabeth Park in Masterton is one of the best family parks in New Zealand. Feed the ducks, walk over the swing bridge to visit the deer, then have a round of mini golf or a ride on the classic miniature train. The train runs every weekend (11am- 4pm) and public holiday, and every day in the school holidays.

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Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art & History

There's always something fascinating at Aratoi, the Wairarapa's largest museum.

You'll discover national and Wairarapa displays, exquisite Māori taonga/treasures, ceramics, paintings, photography, children's art, textiles, and much more.

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Stonehenge Aotearoa

Stonehenge Aotearoa is New Zealand’s only open air hands-on astronomical observatory. Situated in the Wairarapa countryside close to Carterton, just over an hour from Wellington, Stonehenge Aotearoa is a window into the past where the visitor can rediscover the knowledge of their ancestors. It incorporates ancient Egyptian, Babylonian and Indus Valley astronomy, Polynesian navigation, and Celtic and Maori starlore. Built on the same scale as Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain in England.

Take yourself on an astronomical journey through time and space. The henge is open day everyday.

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Henley Lake

Henley Lake is at the centre of a network of flat tracks winding through 43 hectares of wetlands and native plantings in Masterton, popular with walkers, cyclists, runners and families. 

The Waipoua River and Ruamahanga River flow along two sides of the reserve with excellent picnic spots along the banks. There’s heaps of birdlife at Henley Lake too - someone recorded over 72 different species of birds.

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