School Holidays in the Wairarapa

Queen Elizabeth Park, Masterton

School Holidays is lots of fun in the Wairarapa. 

We've got heaps on - perfect for spending time with the family.

Check out our handy list of what's on and what not to miss for your holidays inspiration:

Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre:
Head up to Pukaha and hang out with the rangers. There are lots of fun things for the kids or leave them for the day to go wild as a Junior Ranger.


Check out all of our great Wairarapa shops.


The School Holidays are the perfect time for a treat! We've got special Schoc Chocolate, Cheese, Olive Oil, Bakeries, Cafes, Restaurants ... start your ultimate foodie list.

Fun for the whole family

Queen Elizabeth Park - check out the deer park, kids playground, Mini Golf, Pedal boats on the lake open for the School Holidays Tuesday - Sunday 10.30am to 4.30pm plus the Miniature train is lots of fun - open 11am - 4pm on the weekends (weather dependant).

Discover the history of shearing and the wool industry in the Wairarapa at The Woolshed.

Cafe Solway Golf Driving Range is perfect for lunch and then hit a bucket of balls to burn off some energy.

Have a look at the latest exhibitions at Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art & History.

Let Cobblestones Museum in Greytown take you back to where the Wairarapa begun in their historic village. 

Outdoor adventures

Wairarapa has a range of fun walks - take your pick from the coast, lakeside or the mountains.

Get on your bike and.. 

Check out the Rimutaka Cycle Trail a great kiwi ride featuring all types of NZ landscape, one of our many cycling tracks or take it easy by cycling the vines and break up your ride with our Wairarapa vineyards!

Wairarapa Family Fun Pass

A great way to fill the school holidays. This pass allows entry for 2 adults and 2 children to:
Pukaha Mount Bruce, The Wool Shed, Genesis Recreation Centre pools and 4 buckets of balls at the Café Solway Golf Driving Range.
Free dessert with child’s meal at Apache Jack’s in Masterton. Valued at over $100 – only $65. Pop in and purchase this at the Masterton or Martinborough i-SITES.

Stay for the break

Come and stay! Give our helpful teams at the i-SITEs a call - they'll book your accommodation plus they have lots of local knowledge or book online here. 

Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre Shopping in the Wairarapa