Guided day trips without a car

Take a guided day tour from Wellington - it's such a good way to enjoy the Wairarapa without needing a car.

Martinborough Gourmet Wine Tour is a guided tour which takes in four Martinborough vineyards and includes a delicious lunch. Learn why this charming village is home to some of the world's top Pinot Noir.

Hammonds Palliser Bay Tour lets you explore part of the South Wairarapa coastline and see the famous Cape Palliser lighthouse, the fishing village of Ngawi, the fantastic seal colony and adramatic Lord of the Rings film site.

Village Artisan Tour is a full-day guided tour from Wellington to Greytown, Martinborough and Featherston. A day of top notch boutique shopping lunch, wine and cheese while all of your transport is taken care of.  Available for groups only.

Green Jersey Explorer Tours - catch their shuttle from Wellington and choose a guided walking tour of Cape Palliser, or guided bike tours like the Martinborough Guided Wine and Vine, or Martinborough Guided Family Fun.  

We'd love you to stay!

We'd understand if one day is not enough time here. The Wairarapa has a wide variety of places to stay and all sorts of styles. Have a look and book your accommodation here.