Spend Friday and Saturday evenings with the stars at Stonehenge Aotearoa, or check out Star-Safari's state of the art portable planetarium on Saturday mornings to learn how to find Matariki and what's in the night sky, regardless of the weather.
Chicken and Frog is a bookshop experience for children who are environmentally aware, curious, imaginative and who love to read. As a qualified Primary Librarian Joanna Ludbrook proudly showcase new books from leading NZ and international authors and illustrators, with rooms dedicated to Te Ao Maori, our environment, STEAM and fiction, and new books arriving weekly.
Borderlandz Paintball is a family run business, who pride themselves in offering the best paintball experience you can have; in a fun, professional and safe atmosphere!
They specialise in organising simple objective based games to maximise the fun. Get a group of friends together and challenge yourselves in an experience that is like no other!
Queen Elizabeth Park’s collection of exotic trees is stunning, some planted more than 140 years ago. In total there is more than 180 specimen trees, ranging from the skyscraper American redwoods to the quirky Bhutan Pine. Download a map and go for a tree walk.
A ride on the historic miniature train at Queen Elizabeth Park is loved by both kids and adults and is a must-do when you're in Masterton.
Head to MasterBowl for the best fun in Masterton! Choose from bowling, bumper cars, arcade games, basketball and more and there's lots of yummy food and beverages to suit all ages and tastes. Find them at the northern end of Queen Street, Masterton.
Masterton's only fun filled family entertainment centre!
Every year in January, Lavender Abbey hold popular "Pick Your Own Lavender" days at their property in Carterton.
Visitors from all over New Zealand come to experience lavender growing wild and enjoy the incredible aroma. With more than 2000 flowering lavender plants its like a slice of Provence right here in Carterton.
Enjoy an unguided freedom paddle down the scenic Ruamahanga River for an unforgettable experience, then visit their unique museum of natural history to see a unique collection of mounted animals and birds from New Zealand and overseas.
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 Remutaka Rail Trail is a gently graded 18 km bike ride close to Wellington - it's also a hugely popular walk.