There is lots to do in the Wairarapa!
- Pop into Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art & History to see their latest exhibition.
- Take the kids for a fluffie and lunch at The Farriers Bar and Eatery, Masterton.
- Whack a bucket of balls at the Golf driving range at Solway Park.
- Watch a movie at Regent 3 Cinemas, Masterton.
- The Woolshed – get the chance to experience the ambience and smells of a wool shed, coming face to face with virtual shearers, wool handling and shearing equipment!
-Masterbowl on Queen Street is a great activity to take the family.
- Visit Paua World in Carterton
- The Clareville Bakery has some of the best artisan bread and European-style pastries you can buy. Treat yourself to a cronut or a bite-sized 'Mikecronut' (made by baker Mike) next time you're passing they're irresistible!
- Heart of Arts is a unique Wairarapa arts, culture and heritage hub. The gallery showcases local artworks across a range of mediums.
- Explore a village from the past at Cobblestones.
- Shop 'til you drop! Clothes, shoes, homeware, quirky antique stores, art shops ... it's all here.
- Schoc Chocolates – check out their library full of over 85 different flavours of hand-crafted Belgium chocolate.
- Food Forest Organics owned by Hollywood director James Cameron is an exciting organic plant based produce store and delicatessen – pop in for lunch.
- There are lots of places to eat in Martinborough. Enjoy a tasting platter among the vines, or lunch at a café in the Martinborough square.
- Visit a Martinborough vineyard for a delicious wine tasting.
- A spot of shopping is a must! There's everything from homewares to award-winning olive oil and NZ designer clothes.
- Follow your nose to C’est Cheese, jammed packed with a large range of NZ made cheeses and artisan delights.
- Explore the family-friendly Fell Locomotive Museum and see the steam train that once hauled passengers over the Rimutaka Hill.
- An hour or so to spare? Check out the town's quirky vintage stores - you're bound to leave with something unique!