Wellington and the Wairarapa Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Wellington and the Wairarapa - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Awaiti Gardens

  • Garden/Arboretum

The tranquil, 6-acre Awaiti Gardens is registered as a garden of regional significance and has a gift shop, walkways, dovecotes, and...


  • Viewpoint/Scenic Overlook

An hour's drive east of Masterton along Te Ore-ore Road (which turns into the Masterton–Castlepoint road), Castlepoint is perhaps the...

Fell Locomotive Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

The tiny town of Featherston is worth a stop for the Fell Locomotive Museum. Along with photos, models, and memorabilia, it has the last...

Pukaha Mount Bruce

  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

Come here for a fine introduction to the country's wildlife, particularly its endangered bird species. An easy trail (one hour round-trip)...

Queen Elizabeth Park

  • Park/Playground

Queen Elizabeth II Park, has a lake with a waterside promenade, mini golf, small deer park, miniature train and playground for children...

Tararua Forest Park

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Enjoyable bushwalks in gorgeous forests laced with streams are in Tararua Forest Park, which also has picnic facilities. The Mt. Holdsworth...