The Lake Ferry Hotel is just 45 mins from Martinborough and Featherston. The fish and chips here rival the best in the region!
Martinborough celebrates its wines, wine-makers and stunning fresh produce with Toast Martinborough every third Sunday in November - this year on 17 November 2019.
NZ’s most popular food and wine festival. Toast has a magic that’s attracted people from around New Zealand and the world for over 20 years. It allows people to talk to the wine-makers, taste new releases or locate older vintages.
At Toast you have the freedom to travel around vineyards on foot or via free Tranzit shuttle buses. Each vineyard is partnered with a great restaurant and musicians to create an atmosphere where you can sip, taste, dance and be happy.
At the end of the day enjoy a festival party under the trees in the town square with live music.
$90+ fees. Purchase here.
Toast buses leave from stops throughout the Wairarapa, Palmerston North and Wellington. Find out about Toast transport.
Have a weekend in the Wairarapa! Book your accommodation.
Lighthouse Gin kicks off the weekend in style with the Lighouse Gin Garden Party on Saturday 16 Novemeber.
Martinborough's Martinborough's own craft gin Lighthouse are having a stylish affair under the Te Kairanga Wine trees the day before Toast. Enjoy gin & tonics, cocktails, and a delicious menu from Beat Kitchen, all to the live summer tunes of The Noods and Uncle Monkey, Te Kairanga wines will also be served. Have a perfect afternoon with dancing, garden games and a themed photobooth.
$45+ fees. Purchase here
Hammonds Wairarapa Palliser Bay Tour departs Wellington and Martinborough, provides a light lunch and visits some local Lord of The Rings film sites, Palliser Bay and Lighthouse and the fantastic fur seal colony.
Escarpment vineyard is just 5 km east of Martinborough village, stretching out along the banks of the Huangarua River.
Commonly known as the TK Markets, Martinborough.
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Located in the beautiful and expansive Martinborough Estate which backs directly on to the well renowned Martinborough Golf Course.
6 Barlow Road is one of the Estate's first built homes. Mature planting has created a private and secluded oasis around the home and pool with wonderful views looking out towards the Golf Course.
Enjoy this home's fabulous outdoor areas – a covered patio connected to the living area and with a separate courtyard with a built in the BBQ and outdoor fireplace creates a wonderful space for evening dining and entertaining.
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.
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.
Spend an afternoon at Olivo - the Wairarapa's oldest commercial olive grove.