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.

Longspur Eco Cottage is the perfect place to disconnect and relax off-grid with minimal impact on the environment. Private walking tracks throughout the large property of re-generating natives lead to spectacular rural views.
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.
Set amongst the vineyards and only a short walk to the square for an amazing selection of dining experiences, Grace Cottage is a delight to stay in.
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.
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! 
Cruise Martinborough is a classic and muscle car event spread over four days in summer, from 28-31 January 2021. Check out the cars on display around Martinborough Square, some drag racing action, and plenty of live entertainment.
Martinborough Wine Tours offers wine and food lovers a fully guided, fantastic day or half day out sampling some beautiful Martinborough wine.
Welcome to The Gazing Places at Palliser Ridge.
The Shearer's Quarters is a fully equipped, modern, funky holiday home in the fabulous vineyard setting of StoneCutter Estate in Martinborough.
Looking for a beer lovers' oasis in a town of grapevines? You've found it.

Activity Pass

There are numerous trail options covering a variety of terrain at Heavenly Horse Treks, situated on Riversdale station, including farm tracks across the hills with stunning views, along the South Wairarapa coastline and a river. All treks are guided with horses arranged according to suitability, ability of riders and the weather.

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

Palliser Ridge, a working Sheep and Beef Station well-known for their farming initiatives such as ethically grown and traceable lamb, beef and mutton,  share their knowledge, processes and products with you, in a number of personalised 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!
Just south of Martinborough is the award winning lavender farm and shop of Ranui Essentials.
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. 
There are numerous trail options covering a variety of terrain at Heavenly Horse Treks, situated on Riversdale station, including farm tracks across the hills with stunning views, along the South Wairarapa coastline and a river. All treks are guided with horses arranged according to suitability, ability of riders and the weather.
Martinborough Manor is a 6 acre working farmlet and orchard situated on the outskirts of Martinborough wine village, right next to the Martinborough Golf Course. It is the home to Martinborough Manner, crafters of fine jams and preserves for the New Zealand market. We have lots of animals for you to feed and pet as you wander around our orchard farm. Hear how lots of them are actually working for their living as part of the Martinborough Manner team. All our animals are very tame and most love to eat from your hand. In season you can milk a cow or a goat.

Cycling & Mountain Biking

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.
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!

Walking & Trekking

Check out the eight vibrant murals around Martinborough as you walk or cycle around the village.
Follow your feet on these guided tasting experiences that include olive oil tasting, wine and food matching, a few brews and a sneaky peek behind the scenes - all within the Martinborough township of New Zealand's only true wine 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.

Adventure

There are numerous trail options covering a variety of terrain at Heavenly Horse Treks, situated on Riversdale station, including farm tracks across the hills with stunning views, along the South Wairarapa coastline and a river. All treks are guided with horses arranged according to suitability, ability of riders and the weather.

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

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.
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.
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.
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 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!

Family

Palliser Ridge, a working Sheep and Beef Station well-known for their farming initiatives such as ethically grown and traceable lamb, beef and mutton,  share their knowledge, processes and products with you, in a number of personalised tours. 
The Martinborough Fair is the best craft fair in New Zealand, held twice each year in February and March.
There are numerous trail options covering a variety of terrain at Heavenly Horse Treks, situated on Riversdale station, including farm tracks across the hills with stunning views, along the South Wairarapa coastline and a river. All treks are guided with horses arranged according to suitability, ability of riders and the weather.
Commonly known as the TK Markets, Martinborough.
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.

Free and nearly free

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.
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.

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

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.
Just south of Martinborough is the award winning lavender farm and shop of Ranui Essentials.
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.
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.
Martinborough Wine Merchants is a one-stop specialist wine shop - and they hire bikes for cycling round the vines, too.
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 Grocer combines the best of a deli and specialty food shop with the vibe of a traditional grocery store. The selection, personally chosen by owner Celia Jenkins, features local foods, artisan baking, cheeses, olive oils, honey, organic products, and sweet and savoury treats.
The Martinborough Sweet Shop has the feel of an old fashioned sweet shop with over 120 pick n mix sweets including a large range of sweets from the UK and New Zealand’s largest range of artisan NZ made chocolate, with tasting plates available.

Tours and Transport

Palliser Ridge, a working Sheep and Beef Station well-known for their farming initiatives such as ethically grown and traceable lamb, beef and mutton,  share their knowledge, processes and products with you, in a number of personalised tours. 
Visit StoneCutter Estate for a Wine Tricks wine tour - a fascinating experience for both novices and aficionados. WineTricks is based in the vineyard itself and includes behind-the-scenes insights on grape growing and wine making in Martinborough.
Take a guided walk across some of Martinborough's vineyards with knowledgeable and entertaining local guides. Touch the soil, speak to the growers & winemakers and gain true insight into what really goes into some of Martinborough's finest wines.
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.
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.
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.
Martinborough Manor is a 6 acre working farmlet and orchard situated on the outskirts of Martinborough wine village, right next to the Martinborough Golf Course. It is the home to Martinborough Manner, crafters of fine jams and preserves for the New Zealand market. We have lots of animals for you to feed and pet as you wander around our orchard farm. Hear how lots of them are actually working for their living as part of the Martinborough Manner team. All our animals are very tame and most love to eat from your hand. In season you can milk a cow or a goat.
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!
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. 
Book here! Simply choose a date from the calendar below and click on it to book. Enjoy the wines of Martinborough with a locally owned and operated tour business with an accent on Wine Tourism. We have over 25 years experience in the industry and our guides are local people. We are extremely proud to be able to showcase our region and the passion for excellence pursued by those here. We are flexible with tour times and select the vineyards we visit for their excellence however if you have a preference let us know and we are happy to see what we can do to get you there!
Follow your feet on these guided tasting experiences that include olive oil tasting, wine and food matching, a few brews and a sneaky peek behind the scenes - all within the Martinborough township of New Zealand's only true wine village.
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.
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
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.

Wine

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.
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.
Poppies Martinborough is a boutique vineyard set amongst the wine village's prime grapes.
Take a guided walk across some of Martinborough's vineyards with knowledgeable and entertaining local guides. Touch the soil, speak to the growers & winemakers and gain true insight into what really goes into some of Martinborough's finest wines.
Ashwell Vineyards in Martinborough have a dedication to high quality which has always held this family business in good stead.
StoneCutter is a boutique winery in Martinborough that specialises in pinot noir, merlot and pinot gris.
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.
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.
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 unique self-service wine experience in the heart of Martinborough with over 60 local wines always available for tasting. Everything you can try you can buy. 
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.
A beautiful Martinborough vineyard, Palliser Wines is one of New Zealand's premier wine brands, produced right here in the Wairarapa.
Martinborough Wine Merchants is a one-stop specialist wine shop - and they hire bikes for cycling round the vines, too.
Follow your feet on these guided tasting experiences that include olive oil tasting, wine and food matching, a few brews and a sneaky peek behind the scenes - all within the Martinborough township of New Zealand's only true wine 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.
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.
Tirohana Estate is a beautiful vineyard and Tirohana Cellars is a divine place to eat in Martinborough.
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.
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.  
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Coney Wines is a beautiful Martinborough vineyard producing fabulous Wairarapa wine with a Cellar Door in Martinborough for your tasting convenience.
  The setting and location is beautiful at Luna Estate winery in Martinborough. 

Walks

Take a guided walk across some of Martinborough's vineyards with knowledgeable and entertaining local guides. Touch the soil, speak to the growers & winemakers and gain true insight into what really goes into some of Martinborough's finest wines.
Check out the eight vibrant murals around Martinborough as you walk or cycle around the village.
Martinborough TOP 10 Holiday ParkThis walking track takes you around Palliser Vineyard towards the river and back through the centre of the vineyard. Park anywhere near the Martinborough Top 10 Holiday Park and follow the signs.

Weddings

Lismore House, a 5 bedroom colonial style home in Martinborough, is the perfect venue for special occasions. 
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.
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!

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!
Follow your feet on these guided tasting experiences that include olive oil tasting, wine and food matching, a few brews and a sneaky peek behind the scenes - all within the Martinborough township of New Zealand's only true wine village.

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

Coney Wines is a beautiful Martinborough vineyard producing fabulous Wairarapa wine with a Cellar Door in Martinborough for your tasting convenience.
  The setting and location is beautiful at Luna Estate winery in Martinborough. 
Poppies Martinborough is a boutique vineyard set amongst the wine village's prime grapes.
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. 
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!
Pop in for a locally roasted Neighbourhood Coffee which will hit the spot and have a bite to eat from their gourmet cabinet food!
Tirohana Estate is a beautiful vineyard and Tirohana Cellars is a divine place to eat in Martinborough.
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.
The Grocer combines the best of a deli and specialty food shop with the vibe of a traditional grocery store. The selection, personally chosen by owner Celia Jenkins, features local foods, artisan baking, cheeses, olive oils, honey, organic products, and sweet and savoury treats.
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.
Follow your feet on these guided tasting experiences that include olive oil tasting, wine and food matching, a few brews and a sneaky peek behind the scenes - all within the Martinborough township of New Zealand's only true wine village.

Wine/Vineyards

Haythornthwaite Wines is a Martinborough vineyard focused on quality rather than quantity.
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.
Poppies Martinborough is a boutique vineyard set amongst the wine village's prime grapes.
Take a guided walk across some of Martinborough's vineyards with knowledgeable and entertaining local guides. Touch the soil, speak to the growers & winemakers and gain true insight into what really goes into some of Martinborough's finest wines.
Ashwell Vineyards in Martinborough have a dedication to high quality which has always held this family business in good stead.
StoneCutter is a boutique winery in Martinborough that specialises in pinot noir, merlot and pinot gris.
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.
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.
Check out the eight vibrant murals around Martinborough as you walk or cycle around the village.
Cambridge Road Vineyard is a very small, beautiful Martinborough winery close to Martinborough's centre. The Cellar Door is a great break from shopping!
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. .
 A unique self-service wine experience in the heart of Martinborough with over 60 local wines always available for tasting. Everything you can try you can buy. 
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.
A beautiful Martinborough vineyard, Palliser Wines is one of New Zealand's premier wine brands, produced right here in the Wairarapa.
Follow your feet on these guided tasting experiences that include olive oil tasting, wine and food matching, a few brews and a sneaky peek behind the scenes - all within the Martinborough township of New Zealand's only true wine 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.
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.
Tirohana Estate is a beautiful vineyard and Tirohana Cellars is a divine place to eat in Martinborough.
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.
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.  
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Coney Wines is a beautiful Martinborough vineyard producing fabulous Wairarapa wine with a Cellar Door in Martinborough for your tasting convenience.
  The setting and location is beautiful at Luna Estate winery in Martinborough. 
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

Brewery Tours

Follow your feet on these guided tasting experiences that include olive oil tasting, wine and food matching, a few brews and a sneaky peek behind the scenes - all within the Martinborough township of New Zealand's only true wine village.

Tours

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.
Palliser Ridge, a working Sheep and Beef Station well-known for their farming initiatives such as ethically grown and traceable lamb, beef and mutton,  share their knowledge, processes and products with you, in a number of personalised 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!
Visit StoneCutter Estate for a Wine Tricks wine tour - a fascinating experience for both novices and aficionados. WineTricks is based in the vineyard itself and includes behind-the-scenes insights on grape growing and wine making in Martinborough.
Take a guided walk across some of Martinborough's vineyards with knowledgeable and entertaining local guides. Touch the soil, speak to the growers & winemakers and gain true insight into what really goes into some of Martinborough's finest wines.
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.
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.
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.
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. 
Book here! Simply choose a date from the calendar below and click on it to book. Enjoy the wines of Martinborough with a locally owned and operated tour business with an accent on Wine Tourism. We have over 25 years experience in the industry and our guides are local people. We are extremely proud to be able to showcase our region and the passion for excellence pursued by those here. We are flexible with tour times and select the vineyards we visit for their excellence however if you have a preference let us know and we are happy to see what we can do to get you there!
Follow your feet on these guided tasting experiences that include olive oil tasting, wine and food matching, a few brews and a sneaky peek behind the scenes - all within the Martinborough township of New Zealand's only true wine village.
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!
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

Wineries

Follow your feet on these guided tasting experiences that include olive oil tasting, wine and food matching, a few brews and a sneaky peek behind the scenes - all within the Martinborough township of New Zealand's only true wine village.
Ashwell Vineyards in Martinborough have a dedication to high quality which has always held this family business in good stead.
StoneCutter is a boutique winery in Martinborough that specialises in pinot noir, merlot and pinot gris.
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.
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.
Cambridge Road Vineyard is a very small, beautiful Martinborough winery close to Martinborough's centre. The Cellar Door is a great break from shopping!
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. .
 A unique self-service wine experience in the heart of Martinborough with over 60 local wines always available for tasting. Everything you can try you can buy. 
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.
A beautiful Martinborough vineyard, Palliser Wines is one of New Zealand's premier wine brands, produced right here in the Wairarapa.
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.
Tirohana Estate is a beautiful vineyard and Tirohana Cellars is a divine place to eat in Martinborough.
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.
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.  
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Coney Wines is a beautiful Martinborough vineyard producing fabulous Wairarapa wine with a Cellar Door in Martinborough for your tasting convenience.
  The setting and location is beautiful at Luna Estate winery in Martinborough. 
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.
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.
Poppies Martinborough is a boutique vineyard set amongst the wine village's prime grapes.

Horse Treks

There are numerous trail options covering a variety of terrain at Heavenly Horse Treks, situated on Riversdale station, including farm tracks across the hills with stunning views, along the South Wairarapa coastline and a river. All treks are guided with horses arranged according to suitability, ability of riders and the weather.

Single Day Tours

Palliser Ridge, a working Sheep and Beef Station well-known for their farming initiatives such as ethically grown and traceable lamb, beef and mutton,  share their knowledge, processes and products with you, in a number of personalised tours. 
Take a guided walk across some of Martinborough's vineyards with knowledgeable and entertaining local guides. Touch the soil, speak to the growers & winemakers and gain true insight into what really goes into some of Martinborough's finest wines.
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!
Follow your feet on these guided tasting experiences that include olive oil tasting, wine and food matching, a few brews and a sneaky peek behind the scenes - all within the Martinborough township of New Zealand's only true wine village.