Things to do in Martinborough

It's easy to fill in a weekend in pretty Martinborough. Check out the boutique vineyards dotted around the village (best done on a bike - you can hire one here), browse the shops and look at the list below for more tours and ideas.

Situated in Martinborough, Prodigal Daughter Gourmet Lodge is five minutes stroll from the village centre in the heart of Martinborough Village. Run by an international chef, gourmet food packages and a hands-on cooking class are available on request.
This modern self contained home offers stylish, comfortable living with everything you would expect from an executive style home, with two queen bedrooms, one twin or super king configuration, two double pullout leather settees and additional twin or super king configuration in the fully lined, carpeted, internal access garage. This house can sleep 10 -12 in comfort.
Tucked against the native bush, on a seventh-generation working farm near Martinborough, Whitimanuka Retreat is the perfect place to sit back, relax and soak in the incredible views from the comfort & privacy of your deck, explore the walking tracks or gaze at the night sky!
Cruise Martinborough is a classic and muscle car event spread over four days in summer from 27-30 January 2022. Check out the cars on display around the region, some drag racing action, and plenty of live entertainment.
Just an hour way from Wellington and with heaps of fun, delicious things to eat and drink and all kinds of accommodation to choose from Wairarapa is perfect for a girl's trip. Do it! 
Martinborough Wine Tours offers wine and food lovers a fully guided, fantastic day or half day out sampling some beautiful Martinborough wine.
Looking for a beer lovers' oasis in a town of grapevines? You've found it.
Relax and unwind at the secluded Kaikoura Lookout in the South Wairarapa, with incredible views.
Stay at Ivy's Cottage - a quiet cottage in a mature garden close to Greytown's boutique shops, restaurants and cafes.

Bird Watching

Cycling holidays don’t mean you need to ride every day. Give yourself a break from the saddle and explore. There’s plenty to do and see near the Remutaka Cycle Trail and you’re close to the Wairarapa’s five towns Martinborough, Featherston, Greytown, Carterton and Masterton.

Farms

Spend an afternoon at Olivo - the Wairarapa's oldest commercial olive grove with a Tree to Table tour. Wander through the groves, learn about different olive varieties and what happens throughout the year. Then finish up with a tutored olive oil tasting - from pure extra virgin oil to intriguing infusions. You will learn how to taste extra virgin olive oil like the professionals do!
Come along with your telescope, a torch, and evening picnic as Becky Bateman, Astronomy Guide from Under The Stars helps you navigate the stars, then pick some laveder as you watch the sun set. 
Just south of Martinborough is the award winning lavender farm and shop of Ranui Essentials.

Cycling & Mountain Biking

Green Jersey has over 200 cycles available for hire, and with it's wide range of cellar doors within a short cycling distance of the town centre, Martinborough is a peddlers paradise. Check out the wide variety of bike styles for hire - there's one for you!
Green Jersey specialise in all things cycling from easy day rides in Martinborough - inlcuding guided wine tours, to multi-day cycling adventures of the Remutaka Cycle Trail, and even a guided walking tour of Cape Palliser.

Walking & Trekking

Check out the eight vibrant murals around Martinborough as you walk or cycle around the village.
The Rapaki Walk is a loop walk across farmland and has spectacular views of the Wairarapa valley and Martinborough vineyards.

Golf

Martinborough Golf Club has an established par 72, 18 hole golf course. Many a golf ball ends up in the neighbouring Martinborough vineyards from a wayward swing. You can book your game in advance online. 

Museums

This self-guided tour takes you to many of the Wairarapa’s towns and villages on a scenic tour of the region. The itinerary is best done over a couple of days but you could squeeze it in with a busy day.
Wairarapa Heritage Association is a trail of Wairarapa museums running from Featherston to Mount Bruce. Check out some of the fabulous places you can visit!

Art

Schmid Gallery bring unique and bespoke jewellery and art to Martinborough, showcasing some of the best NZ artists and supporting emerging artists. ​Take one of Sandra's workshops where you'll be guided through the process of designing and making your own individual rings.
The Martinborough Fair is the best craft fair in New Zealand, held twice each year in February and March.
Check out the eight vibrant murals around Martinborough as you walk or cycle around the village.

Cinema

Circus is a boutique cinema, restaurant and bar just a short stroll from the village square in Martinborough.

Conferences

Luna Blue Rock in Martinborough is perched high on the hills overlooking the Martinborough plains. Venue, cellar, vines and a tour are all in the one place.
Just over an hours drive from Wellington, you'll find a relaxed and intimate setting for small conferences and retreats.
The Claremont, in the heart of the Wairarapa is an outstanding environment to hold your small meetings and conferences for about  20-25 people.  

Cycling

Green Jersey has over 200 cycles available for hire, and with it's wide range of cellar doors within a short cycling distance of the town centre, Martinborough is a peddlers paradise. Check out the wide variety of bike styles for hire - there's one for you!
Cycling holidays don’t mean you need to ride every day. Give yourself a break from the saddle and explore. There’s plenty to do and see near the Remutaka Cycle Trail and you’re close to the Wairarapa’s five towns Martinborough, Featherston, Greytown, Carterton and Masterton.
Green Jersey specialise in all things cycling from easy day rides in Martinborough - inlcuding guided wine tours, to multi-day cycling adventures of the Remutaka Cycle Trail, and even a guided walking tour of Cape Palliser.
Martinborough Wine Merchants is a one-stop specialist wine shop - and they hire bikes for cycling round the vines, too.
Bike Hire Martinborough is based at Martinborough Top 10 Holiday Park. They have bikes and tandems available for hire to explore Martinborough and the immediate surrounds.
There's nothing quite like a good old fashioned bike ride with Indi bikes - around the glorious vineyards or cute town of Martinborough. Whatever the weather, you can enjoy the ride with plenty of fun bikes to choose from including bright red 4 and 6 seaters.

Family

Cycling holidays don’t mean you need to ride every day. Give yourself a break from the saddle and explore. There’s plenty to do and see near the Remutaka Cycle Trail and you’re close to the Wairarapa’s five towns Martinborough, Featherston, Greytown, Carterton and Masterton.
The Martinborough Fair is the best craft fair in New Zealand, held twice each year in February and March.
Commonly known as the TK Markets, Martinborough.

Free and nearly free

Cycling holidays don’t mean you need to ride every day. Give yourself a break from the saddle and explore. There’s plenty to do and see near the Remutaka Cycle Trail and you’re close to the Wairarapa’s five towns Martinborough, Featherston, Greytown, Carterton and Masterton.
This self-guided tour takes you to many of the Wairarapa’s towns and villages on a scenic tour of the region. The itinerary is best done over a couple of days but you could squeeze it in with a busy day.
Come along with your telescope, a torch, and evening picnic as Becky Bateman, Astronomy Guide from Under The Stars helps you navigate the stars, then pick some laveder as you watch the sun set. 
Check out the eight vibrant murals around Martinborough as you walk or cycle around the village.

Gardens

Come along with your telescope, a torch, and evening picnic as Becky Bateman, Astronomy Guide from Under The Stars helps you navigate the stars, then pick some laveder as you watch the sun set. 
 A fundraiser for Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre the Wairarapa garden tour is a self-drive weekend showing off some of the most beautiful private gardens in the Wairarapa.

Health and Beauty

You'll feel yourself relaxing the minute you step into Brackenridge Day Spa - a country escape designed for total body rejuvenation.

Shopping

Cycling holidays don’t mean you need to ride every day. Give yourself a break from the saddle and explore. There’s plenty to do and see near the Remutaka Cycle Trail and you’re close to the Wairarapa’s five towns Martinborough, Featherston, Greytown, Carterton and Masterton.
Thunderpants have been producing their ultimate comfy undies in fun and colourful prints since 1995 and have become well known throughout NZ and around the world.
Martygirl skinfood is natural, nourishing and made in Martinborough.Feel like a treat that's nourishing too? Get your friends together and indulge in a Martygirl Skinfood slather. Adi McMaster was a Martinborough farmer and chef with a passion for making natural skincare by hand. Her award-winning Martygirl range is made from wild, local ingredients.
The Martinborough Fair is the best craft fair in New Zealand, held twice each year in February and March.
Schmid Gallery bring unique and bespoke jewellery and art to Martinborough, showcasing some of the best NZ artists and supporting emerging artists. ​Take one of Sandra's workshops where you'll be guided through the process of designing and making your own individual rings.
Just south of Martinborough is the award winning lavender farm and shop of Ranui Essentials.
Martinborough Wine Merchants is a one-stop specialist wine shop - and they hire bikes for cycling round the vines, too.
The Grocer is a neighbourhood deli and gourmet food shop with the vibe of a traditional grocery store.

Tours and Transport

With both a 9 seater van and 4 seater car available, Claremont Cabs offer a door to door shuttle service around Martinborough, as well as transport around Wairarapa and Wellington -  tailored to suit your needs.
Green Jersey specialise in all things cycling from easy day rides in Martinborough - inlcuding guided wine tours, to multi-day cycling adventures of the Remutaka Cycle Trail, and even a guided walking tour of Cape Palliser.
Enjoy the freedom of seeing Martinborough from an electric cruiser - its so much fun to get around on and so easy to ride! You can cruise from Palliser Vineyard in the west to Te Kairanga in the east and Margrain bridge in the north to the end of town, including Pinot Grove on Jellicoe St in the south - so pretty much all of Martinborough!
Martinborough Wine Walks offer a range of tours to take you off the road and walking the vines.
Hammonds Palliser Bay Tour departs Wellington and Martinborough, and lets you discover majestic Palliser Bay and the Cape Palliser Lighthouse and nearby fur seal colony.
Tour the Wairarapa in a beautiful vintage car. Special occasions, birthdays, vineyard tour, weddings, proposals, historic journey or just a restful escape: Wairarapa Vintage Tours can tailor a tour to suit you.
Sit back, relax and enjoy the day. Small groups, local guides, selected wineries, fine New Zealand wines and gourmet food. Tours available from both Wellington and the Wairarapa towns. Visit the award-winning Martinborough wine region on this all inclusive wine tour and treat your taste buds
Highlights of this Green Jersey walking tour take in the skyscaper like Putangirua Pinnacles, Wairarapa's picturesque fishing village Ngawi, Cape Palliser's lighthouse sitting 80 metres above sea level with the largest fur seal breeding colony in the North Island, as well as numerous other historical and cultural sites. 
There's nothing quite like a good old fashioned bike ride with Indi bikes - around the glorious vineyards or cute town of Martinborough. Whatever the weather, you can enjoy the ride with plenty of fun bikes to choose from including bright red 4 and 6 seaters.
Green Jersey has over 200 cycles available for hire, and with it's wide range of cellar doors within a short cycling distance of the town centre, Martinborough is a peddlers paradise. Check out the wide variety of bike styles for hire - there's one for you!
Discover fresh Wairarapa tastes as Zest introduce you to local tastes, products and people. With a personal guide to tell the local stories, you will taste gourmet products including chocolate, cheeses and wine in top food places only the locals know.

Wine

At Vynfields tastings and sales of fine wines and gourmet platters are available in the comfortable surroundings of the historic lounge of the Vynfields homestead.
The Classic New Zealand Wine Trail (State Highway 2) runs from Hawkes Bay down to Marlborough with Wairarapa wineries in the middle; home to Martinborough, Gladstone and Masterton vineyards.
Ata Rangi is the flagship Martinborough vineyard and winery for the wine village and the Wairarapa. Ata Rangi produce world-class Pinot Noir and is a founding vineyard for the region.
Set amongst the 19 year old Pinot Noir home block vineyard on Todds Road, Colombo Martinborough's relaxed cellar door setting is only a short distance from Martinborough Town Square. Their wines are crafted by hand in small batches to harness the region's distinctive conditions to produce elegant and expressive wines
Poppies Martinborough is a boutique vineyard set amongst the wine village's prime grapes.
Haythornthwaite Wines is a Martinborough vineyard focused on quality rather than quantity.
  The setting and location is beautiful at Luna Estate winery in Martinborough. 
Ashwell Vineyards in Martinborough have a dedication to high quality which has always held this family business in good stead.
Schubert Wines in Martinborough was established in 1998 by Kai Schubert and Marion Deimling from Germany, who had always dreamed of owning their own vineyard. After examining some 100 properties in New Zealand they returned to the Wairarapa region for two ideal sites for their Pinot Noir. Schubert produces internationally award winning wines.
Hamden Estate is a young Martinborough vineyard. The Cellar Door is open 10am to 5pm every weekend for tastings.
Muirlea Rise is a boutique Martinborough vineyard specialising in creating beautiful wine with minimal intervention in the making.
Martinborough Wine Walks offer a range of tours to take you off the road and walking the vines.
Nga Waka are a family-owned winegrower producing small volumes of fine Martinborough wine from estate-grown grapes, mainly Pinot Noir and Chardonnay and small amounts of Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling.
Moy Hall wines are homegrown, handpicked and tastings are often poured by the winemaker. Enjoy casual dining among the vines with the chef’s lunch menu of shared-plates featuring local lamb, seafood, olive oil, herbs and seasonal salads.
Cambridge Road Vineyard is a very small, beautiful Martinborough winery close to Martinborough's centre. The Cellar Door is a great break from shopping!
A beautiful Martinborough vineyard, Palliser Wines is one of New Zealand's premier wine brands, produced right here in the Wairarapa.
Coney Wines is a beautiful Martinborough vineyard producing fabulous Wairarapa wine with a Cellar Door in Martinborough for your tasting convenience.
Martinborough Wine Merchants is a one-stop specialist wine shop - and they hire bikes for cycling round the vines, too.
Tiwaiwaka Wines is a Martinborough winery gem. A small, carefully tended vineyard, a warm welcome and wines that are sold mostly through the cellar door.
Braden and Gabrielle Crosby make textured white wines and perfumed pinot noir from their four hectare vineyard in the heart of Martinborough. Visit for a tastings which are private, intimate and informative, and run for 45-60 minutes for up to 10 people.Bookings are essential.
Sit back, relax and enjoy the day. Small groups, local guides, selected wineries, fine New Zealand wines and gourmet food. Tours available from both Wellington and the Wairarapa towns. Visit the award-winning Martinborough wine region on this all inclusive wine tour and treat your taste buds
Tirohana Estate is a beautiful vineyard and Tirohana Cellars is a divine place to eat in Martinborough.
You can experience Escarpment wines right in Martinborough: Peppers Parehua and Escarpment Vineyard have teamed up to offer you a wine experience in a stunning environment.  
Te Kairanga is a well-established, Martinborough vineyard. Often a part of Toast Martinborough, Te Kairanga also hosts TK Markets each year throughout the summer months.
Big Sky Wines in Martinborough is a vineyard and winery known for producing complex and expressive wines.
Brodie Estate is a small family owned vineyard in Martinborough. Martinborough was the first place to grow Pinot Noir successfully in New Zealand. It is ideal in Wairarapa for Pinot Noir with a special climate; low rainfall, good heat in the summer but rarely above 31 degrees, long warm autumns with little rain and cool nights.
One of the founding Martinborough wineries is Martinborough Vineyard, with a welcoming cellar door, and a pedigree of award-winning wines dating back more than two decades.
Cycling holidays don’t mean you need to ride every day. Give yourself a break from the saddle and explore. There’s plenty to do and see near the Remutaka Cycle Trail and you’re close to the Wairarapa’s five towns Martinborough, Featherston, Greytown, Carterton and Masterton.

Walks

Martinborough Wine Walks offer a range of tours to take you off the road and walking the vines.
Check out the eight vibrant murals around Martinborough as you walk or cycle around the village.
This walking track takes you around Palliser Vineyard towards the river and back through the centre of the vineyard.

Weddings

Located just an hours drive from Wellington, The Martinborough Hotel is the perfect venue for an intimate wedding, special occasion, reunion,or celebration . Like a beautiful country home, the hotels historical charm, rose-filled gardens, intimate setting, and individual designed guestrooms, will ensure your special day or event is truly memorable.
The Petit Tasting Room in Martinborough is an urban cellar door where you can taste award-winning wines from Fairmont Estate and Nga Pari of Gladstone.
Located on the outskirts of Martinborough township, Luna Blue Rock is a dedicated function venue nestled in the heart of Blue Rock Vineyard, with indoor seating for 80 guests, a separate reception area, and a large wrap around terrace that overlooks well maintained, established gardens. With two beautiful outdoor areas, an indoor reception room and separate restaurant with adjoining terraces they can cater for all events from weddings, to corporate events and family celebrations.
Olivio~nor is a little slice of Tuscany on the outskirts of Martinborough with a 10 acre garden, italian inspired courtyard and olive grove -  making it the perfect venue for a wedding!
Lismore House, a 5 bedroom colonial style home in Martinborough, is the perfect venue for special occasions. 

Olives

Spend an afternoon at Olivo - the Wairarapa's oldest commercial olive grove with a Tree to Table tour. Wander through the groves, learn about different olive varieties and what happens throughout the year. Then finish up with a tutored olive oil tasting - from pure extra virgin oil to intriguing infusions. You will learn how to taste extra virgin olive oil like the professionals do!

Camping

River's Edge provide unique glamping accommodation in the Ruakokoputuna Valley, just out of Wairarapa wine village, Martinborough and right in the centre of the Wairarapa's new Dark Sky Reserve.

Cafes and Restaurants

Margrain Vineyard is set in the heart of the Martinborough vineyards. The Vineyard Cafe has an outstanding view across the rows of vines and towards the Martinborough hills.
Poppies Martinborough is a boutique vineyard set amongst the wine village's prime grapes.
Crouching Tiger is a casual dining restaurant offering flavourful food and cocktails from around Asia, like street food, dumplings, yakitori skewers, fresh salads, noodles, curries and more!
  The setting and location is beautiful at Luna Estate winery in Martinborough. 
The Pukemanu Bar & Eatery is the local pub in Martinborough, great for a drink or meal.
The Lake Ferry Hotel is just 45 mins from Martinborough and Featherston. The fish and chips here rival the best in the region!
Moy Hall wines are homegrown, handpicked and tastings are often poured by the winemaker. Enjoy casual dining among the vines with the chef’s lunch menu of shared-plates featuring local lamb, seafood, olive oil, herbs and seasonal salads.
Coney Wines is a beautiful Martinborough vineyard producing fabulous Wairarapa wine with a Cellar Door in Martinborough for your tasting convenience.
The Grocer is a neighbourhood deli and gourmet food shop with the vibe of a traditional grocery store.
Tirohana Estate is a beautiful vineyard and Tirohana Cellars is a divine place to eat in Martinborough.
Knucklebone Coffee Bar, in the Waihinga Centre, brings a fresh new cafe experience to Martinborough with exciting new products on its menu, in a bright and modern family friendly setting. 
Pop in for a locally roasted Neighbourhood Coffee which will hit the spot and have a bite to eat from their gourmet cabinet food!

Wine/Vineyards

Poppies Martinborough is a boutique vineyard set amongst the wine village's prime grapes.
Haythornthwaite Wines is a Martinborough vineyard focused on quality rather than quantity.
  The setting and location is beautiful at Luna Estate winery in Martinborough. 
Ashwell Vineyards in Martinborough have a dedication to high quality which has always held this family business in good stead.
Schubert Wines in Martinborough was established in 1998 by Kai Schubert and Marion Deimling from Germany, who had always dreamed of owning their own vineyard. After examining some 100 properties in New Zealand they returned to the Wairarapa region for two ideal sites for their Pinot Noir. Schubert produces internationally award winning wines.
Hamden Estate is a young Martinborough vineyard. The Cellar Door is open 10am to 5pm every weekend for tastings.
Muirlea Rise is a boutique Martinborough vineyard specialising in creating beautiful wine with minimal intervention in the making.
Martinborough Wine Walks offer a range of tours to take you off the road and walking the vines.
Nga Waka are a family-owned winegrower producing small volumes of fine Martinborough wine from estate-grown grapes, mainly Pinot Noir and Chardonnay and small amounts of Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling.
Moy Hall wines are homegrown, handpicked and tastings are often poured by the winemaker. Enjoy casual dining among the vines with the chef’s lunch menu of shared-plates featuring local lamb, seafood, olive oil, herbs and seasonal salads.
Cambridge Road Vineyard is a very small, beautiful Martinborough winery close to Martinborough's centre. The Cellar Door is a great break from shopping!
A beautiful Martinborough vineyard, Palliser Wines is one of New Zealand's premier wine brands, produced right here in the Wairarapa.
Coney Wines is a beautiful Martinborough vineyard producing fabulous Wairarapa wine with a Cellar Door in Martinborough for your tasting convenience.
Reid+Reid is a craft distillery in Martinborough, founded in 2015 by brothers Stew and Chris Reid who foraged the landscapes of NZ for aromatic native plants to make their quintessential New Zealand Reid+Reid Native Gin. .
Check out the eight vibrant murals around Martinborough as you walk or cycle around the village.
Tiwaiwaka Wines is a Martinborough winery gem. A small, carefully tended vineyard, a warm welcome and wines that are sold mostly through the cellar door.
Braden and Gabrielle Crosby make textured white wines and perfumed pinot noir from their four hectare vineyard in the heart of Martinborough. Visit for a tastings which are private, intimate and informative, and run for 45-60 minutes for up to 10 people.Bookings are essential.
Sit back, relax and enjoy the day. Small groups, local guides, selected wineries, fine New Zealand wines and gourmet food. Tours available from both Wellington and the Wairarapa towns. Visit the award-winning Martinborough wine region on this all inclusive wine tour and treat your taste buds
Tirohana Estate is a beautiful vineyard and Tirohana Cellars is a divine place to eat in Martinborough.
You can experience Escarpment wines right in Martinborough: Peppers Parehua and Escarpment Vineyard have teamed up to offer you a wine experience in a stunning environment.  
Te Kairanga is a well-established, Martinborough vineyard. Often a part of Toast Martinborough, Te Kairanga also hosts TK Markets each year throughout the summer months.
Big Sky Wines in Martinborough is a vineyard and winery known for producing complex and expressive wines.
Brodie Estate is a small family owned vineyard in Martinborough. Martinborough was the first place to grow Pinot Noir successfully in New Zealand. It is ideal in Wairarapa for Pinot Noir with a special climate; low rainfall, good heat in the summer but rarely above 31 degrees, long warm autumns with little rain and cool nights.
One of the founding Martinborough wineries is Martinborough Vineyard, with a welcoming cellar door, and a pedigree of award-winning wines dating back more than two decades.
Cycling holidays don’t mean you need to ride every day. Give yourself a break from the saddle and explore. There’s plenty to do and see near the Remutaka Cycle Trail and you’re close to the Wairarapa’s five towns Martinborough, Featherston, Greytown, Carterton and Masterton.
At Vynfields tastings and sales of fine wines and gourmet platters are available in the comfortable surroundings of the historic lounge of the Vynfields homestead.
The Classic New Zealand Wine Trail (State Highway 2) runs from Hawkes Bay down to Marlborough with Wairarapa wineries in the middle; home to Martinborough, Gladstone and Masterton vineyards.
Ata Rangi is the flagship Martinborough vineyard and winery for the wine village and the Wairarapa. Ata Rangi produce world-class Pinot Noir and is a founding vineyard for the region.
Set amongst the 19 year old Pinot Noir home block vineyard on Todds Road, Colombo Martinborough's relaxed cellar door setting is only a short distance from Martinborough Town Square. Their wines are crafted by hand in small batches to harness the region's distinctive conditions to produce elegant and expressive wines

Tours

Spend an afternoon at Olivo - the Wairarapa's oldest commercial olive grove with a Tree to Table tour. Wander through the groves, learn about different olive varieties and what happens throughout the year. Then finish up with a tutored olive oil tasting - from pure extra virgin oil to intriguing infusions. You will learn how to taste extra virgin olive oil like the professionals do!
Green Jersey specialise in all things cycling from easy day rides in Martinborough - inlcuding guided wine tours, to multi-day cycling adventures of the Remutaka Cycle Trail, and even a guided walking tour of Cape Palliser.
Martinborough Wine Walks offer a range of tours to take you off the road and walking the vines.
Hammonds Palliser Bay Tour departs Wellington and Martinborough, and lets you discover majestic Palliser Bay and the Cape Palliser Lighthouse and nearby fur seal colony.
Tour the Wairarapa in a beautiful vintage car. Special occasions, birthdays, vineyard tour, weddings, proposals, historic journey or just a restful escape: Wairarapa Vintage Tours can tailor a tour to suit you.
Sit back, relax and enjoy the day. Small groups, local guides, selected wineries, fine New Zealand wines and gourmet food. Tours available from both Wellington and the Wairarapa towns. Visit the award-winning Martinborough wine region on this all inclusive wine tour and treat your taste buds
Highlights of this Green Jersey walking tour take in the skyscaper like Putangirua Pinnacles, Wairarapa's picturesque fishing village Ngawi, Cape Palliser's lighthouse sitting 80 metres above sea level with the largest fur seal breeding colony in the North Island, as well as numerous other historical and cultural sites. 
There's nothing quite like a good old fashioned bike ride with Indi bikes - around the glorious vineyards or cute town of Martinborough. Whatever the weather, you can enjoy the ride with plenty of fun bikes to choose from including bright red 4 and 6 seaters.
Green Jersey has over 200 cycles available for hire, and with it's wide range of cellar doors within a short cycling distance of the town centre, Martinborough is a peddlers paradise. Check out the wide variety of bike styles for hire - there's one for you!

Wineries

  The setting and location is beautiful at Luna Estate winery in Martinborough. 
Ashwell Vineyards in Martinborough have a dedication to high quality which has always held this family business in good stead.
Schubert Wines in Martinborough was established in 1998 by Kai Schubert and Marion Deimling from Germany, who had always dreamed of owning their own vineyard. After examining some 100 properties in New Zealand they returned to the Wairarapa region for two ideal sites for their Pinot Noir. Schubert produces internationally award winning wines.
Hamden Estate is a young Martinborough vineyard. The Cellar Door is open 10am to 5pm every weekend for tastings.
Muirlea Rise is a boutique Martinborough vineyard specialising in creating beautiful wine with minimal intervention in the making.
Nga Waka are a family-owned winegrower producing small volumes of fine Martinborough wine from estate-grown grapes, mainly Pinot Noir and Chardonnay and small amounts of Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling.
Moy Hall wines are homegrown, handpicked and tastings are often poured by the winemaker. Enjoy casual dining among the vines with the chef’s lunch menu of shared-plates featuring local lamb, seafood, olive oil, herbs and seasonal salads.
Cambridge Road Vineyard is a very small, beautiful Martinborough winery close to Martinborough's centre. The Cellar Door is a great break from shopping!
A beautiful Martinborough vineyard, Palliser Wines is one of New Zealand's premier wine brands, produced right here in the Wairarapa.
Coney Wines is a beautiful Martinborough vineyard producing fabulous Wairarapa wine with a Cellar Door in Martinborough for your tasting convenience.
Braden and Gabrielle Crosby make textured white wines and perfumed pinot noir from their four hectare vineyard in the heart of Martinborough. Visit for a tastings which are private, intimate and informative, and run for 45-60 minutes for up to 10 people.Bookings are essential.
Reid+Reid is a craft distillery in Martinborough, founded in 2015 by brothers Stew and Chris Reid who foraged the landscapes of NZ for aromatic native plants to make their quintessential New Zealand Reid+Reid Native Gin. .
Tiwaiwaka Wines is a Martinborough winery gem. A small, carefully tended vineyard, a warm welcome and wines that are sold mostly through the cellar door.
Sit back, relax and enjoy the day. Small groups, local guides, selected wineries, fine New Zealand wines and gourmet food. Tours available from both Wellington and the Wairarapa towns. Visit the award-winning Martinborough wine region on this all inclusive wine tour and treat your taste buds
Tirohana Estate is a beautiful vineyard and Tirohana Cellars is a divine place to eat in Martinborough.
You can experience Escarpment wines right in Martinborough: Peppers Parehua and Escarpment Vineyard have teamed up to offer you a wine experience in a stunning environment.  
Te Kairanga is a well-established, Martinborough vineyard. Often a part of Toast Martinborough, Te Kairanga also hosts TK Markets each year throughout the summer months.
Brodie Estate is a small family owned vineyard in Martinborough. Martinborough was the first place to grow Pinot Noir successfully in New Zealand. It is ideal in Wairarapa for Pinot Noir with a special climate; low rainfall, good heat in the summer but rarely above 31 degrees, long warm autumns with little rain and cool nights.
Big Sky Wines in Martinborough is a vineyard and winery known for producing complex and expressive wines.
One of the founding Martinborough wineries is Martinborough Vineyard, with a welcoming cellar door, and a pedigree of award-winning wines dating back more than two decades.
At Vynfields tastings and sales of fine wines and gourmet platters are available in the comfortable surroundings of the historic lounge of the Vynfields homestead.
The Classic New Zealand Wine Trail (State Highway 2) runs from Hawkes Bay down to Marlborough with Wairarapa wineries in the middle; home to Martinborough, Gladstone and Masterton vineyards.
Ata Rangi is the flagship Martinborough vineyard and winery for the wine village and the Wairarapa. Ata Rangi produce world-class Pinot Noir and is a founding vineyard for the region.
Set amongst the 19 year old Pinot Noir home block vineyard on Todds Road, Colombo Martinborough's relaxed cellar door setting is only a short distance from Martinborough Town Square. Their wines are crafted by hand in small batches to harness the region's distinctive conditions to produce elegant and expressive wines
Haythornthwaite Wines is a Martinborough vineyard focused on quality rather than quantity.
Poppies Martinborough is a boutique vineyard set amongst the wine village's prime grapes.

Single Day Tours

Enjoy the freedom of seeing Martinborough from an electric cruiser - its so much fun to get around on and so easy to ride! You can cruise from Palliser Vineyard in the west to Te Kairanga in the east and Margrain bridge in the north to the end of town, including Pinot Grove on Jellicoe St in the south - so pretty much all of Martinborough!
Martinborough Wine Walks offer a range of tours to take you off the road and walking the vines.