Located on a section of hillside at the northern edge of Masterton this park is free to use with a series of professionally designed and built tracks ideal for beginners through to experienced riders with tracks of grades 2, 3 and 4.
Free and nearly free
Masterton's iconic Summer Hummer music event is back at Queen Elizabeth Park.
Try out the new state-of-the-art skatepark in Masterton that entices boarders and bikers from all over NZ.
Take a look at all the classes you can take in the Palliser Ridge Woolshed near Featherston working with wool.
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.
Astronomy guides help you navigate the stars, then pick some lavender as the sun sets.
Every year in Summer, Lavender Abbey hold popular "Pick Your Own Lavender" days, or shop year round at The Big Box of Lavender for a stunning range of lavender products made onsite from their multi-award winning 100% pure lavender oil.
Lavender picking days during 2023-2024 are:
Give yourself a break from the Remutaka Cycle Trail and explore more.
Riding the entire Remutaka Cycle Trail gives you a bike ride packed with variety, terrific scenery and neat places to stay - all so close to Wellington.
The Remutaka Rail Trail is a gently graded 18 km bike ride close to Wellington - it's also a hugely popular walk.