Only an hour by car or train from Wellington is the Wairarapa, one of New Zealand’s top food and wine destinations. The region is at the heart of the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail and made up of the five characterful towns of Martinborough, Featherston, Greytown, Carterton and Masterton. Sample premium wines from the regions’ vineyards, and taste everything from country cooking to haute cuisine in the many cafes and restaurants. The wine village of Martinborough features over 20 wineries, most within walking distance of the quaint village square, and is the place for those with a palate for fine wine, food, exploring and relaxing! A day visit or an overnight stay is the perfect complement to your visit to Wellington.
Wairarapa has a variety of accommodation to suit all travel needs.