The miniature train at Queen Elizabeth Park

Masterton is Wairarapa's largest town, and it has something for everyone - especially families. It's also the perfect base to explore the whole region!

For families Masterton is the place to be, with tonnes of fun all in one place - and much of it free...

Wings Over Wairarapa, Wairarapa Balloon Festival and Golden Shears are the headline events for Masterton.

Masterton has an excellent line up of cafes, restaurants and bars for brunch, lunch and dinner, and you can check out places to stay here including family friendly Copthorne Hotel & Resort Solway Park.

The Masterton isite Visitor Information Centre is open every day - pop in and see the friendly team for bookings, great advice and grab our visitor guide, or download the Visitor Guide here.