Waiohine Gorge Waterfall

Double Bridges, near Masterton Rock jumping at Bucks Road, Featherston

When it’s hot in the Wairarapa you just have to take the plunge!  These are some top Wairarapa swimming spots - including a few hidden gems.

Read these tips for safe river swimming. And always check the mountain forecast first, as rain can make river levels rise suddenly.

If you’re looking for family-friendly swimming in the sea, you can't go past a daytrip to Castlepoint and Riversdale.

Masterton and close by
Carterton and close by
Greytown and close by
Martinborough and close by
Featherston and close by