Top 10 Things To Do In Masterton

The town of Masterton and its surrounding areas hold many surprises for visitors, who will find that there is a lot to see or do in this beautiful region regardless if you are into nature. Here’s our Top 10 Things To Do In Masterton.

“Top 10 Things To Do In Masterton”

Top 10 things to do in Masterton

1. Queen Elizabeth Park

As the gateway to the Wairarapa, Queen Elizabeth Park is a great place to start with all sorts of activities on offer such as tennis courts, table tennis tables, picnic facilities, and BBQs as well as an expansive area for kids to play. It’s also home to Shakespeare in the Park where you can catch A Midsummer Night’s Dream throughout January every year.

2. Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art& History

The Aratoi Wairarapa Museum is a wonderful place for anyone with an interest in local history or art. With over 20,000 items on display, it’s impossible not to find something that catches your eye! There are also interactive exhibitions which mean you can learn more about our region when taking part in these fun activities

3. Masterton’s Public Art Trail

In the main town square, you’ll find 15 sculptures from some of New Zealand’s finest artists including Smak and Jonathan Jones! The range encompasses a wide scope with something to stimulate everyone’s interest- so if public art is your thing go check it out at Town Square!

4. Pukaha National Wildlife Centre

Pest-free animals like the rare native kiwi bird make this spot on our Things to do list an absolute MUST. This is truly something your kids will love because not only are there animals but there are also play areas for them as well as informative talks about individual species. A real treat for everyone who visits (and loves animals).

5. Mount Holdsworth

Mount Holdsworth near Masterton has two great walks for families. The first is a short 15-minute walk to Rocky Point and the second is a longer 45-minute walk along the Holdsworth Loop Track (4km). Both offer amazing views and can be enjoyed by all ages!

Top 10 things to do in Masterton
Top 10 things to do in Masterton

6. Masterbowl

If you’re a keen golfer or just looking for a fun day out with the kids then head over to Masterton’s very own 9 holes mini-golf course. It has been designed so even novice players have a chance of getting a hole in one! The clubhouse offers all sorts of refreshments too so you can enjoy hot chips or ice cream while your little ones play away on the putting green

7. The Wool Shed

For a small fee, you can come to this historical building and see how wool was processed in the past. You will be able to look at old machinery that was originally used for this purpose as well as be able to touch some of it too. Don’t forget your camera! This is something the kids will love so why not make a day out of it?

8 . Henley Lake

This is another picturesque location perfect for cycling, walking, or rollerblading around. The lake itself is about 3 kilometers long but only about half that width so it’s easy to do laps if you want to walk or run around it instead. There are several paths by the side which makes access simple and safe because there also here is the perfect place to have a picnic or let the kids run around and tire themselves (or you) out.

9 . Masterton Vineyards

If being surrounded by nature isn’t your thing then why not have a little taste of it instead? Masterton is home to several vineyards where you can indulge in delicious grape varieties grown on-site. This is an excellent way to spend an afternoon!

10. Wairarapa Farmer’s Market

If you’ve ever been to a farmer’s market before then you know how great they are! You can sample so much food and buy fresh, local produce. The Wairarapa Farmer’s Market happens every Saturday from 8:00 – 11:30 so you have plenty of time to fit it in your trip.

Top 10 things to do in Masterton

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Top 10 Things to do in Nelson

“Top 10 Things to do in Nelson!”

Nelson is a city where you can find great mountain biking trails, amazing beaches and some of the world’s best wines. However, there are also other things to see and do in Nelson that shouldn’t be missed when you come for a visit! Here are they:

1. Centre of New Zealand

Center of New Zealand is a sculpture in the shape of a map designed by Steve Wood. You can easily find it in Nelson because it’s located right next to the largest roundabout in town. It is easy to make your friends back home believe you when you tell them about this place!

Top 10 things to do in Nelson

2. Nelson Classic Car Museum

At the Nelson Classic Car Museum, you can see a whole bunch of vintage automobiles from the 1940s to the 1970s. Some of them were even owned by famous people. You can even drive some of these cars for a small fee!

Top 10 things to do in Nelson

3. Nelson Saturday Market

Nelson Saturday Market is a great place if you want to buy fresh produce, locally made crafts and baked goods. There are also many food vendors at this market who will cook delicious traditional cuisine from countries around the world in their stalls.

Top 10 things to do in Nelson

4. Rabbit Island

Rabbit Island, or when translated literally “deer island” is actually one of Moutere Inlet’s largest islands and it has become a privately-owned wildlife sanctuary since 2001. It used to be called Rabbit Island by hunters/gatherers because of the large population of rabbits that lived here for many generations.

Top 10 things to do in Nelson

5. Miyazu Japanese Garden

The Miyazu Japanese garden embodies peace and tranquility with its traditional koi pond, bonsai trees and spacious tea house. It’s located right next to Nelson city center and is a nice place for a romantic getaway or a peaceful afternoon stroll!

Top 10 things to do in Nelson

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Top 10 things to do in Nelson

6. The Suter Art Gallery Nelson

The Suter Art Gallery in Nelson contains historical fine art from New Zealand and other countries around the world including works by Monet, Cezanne and Picasso! They also have local exhibits that you can enjoy free of charge every day from 10am to 4:30pm.

Top 10 things to do in Nelson

7. Tahunanui Beach

Tahuna is the Maori word for hello and that’s exactly how you feel when you hit this beach. It’s an absolutely beautiful stretch of perfect white sand with palm trees lining the shoreline. Surfers love Tahuna because it has great waves all year around! Nothing beats watching the sunrise over the bay at this picturesque beach, so grab your camera and make sure to bring a friend – there’s room for everyone.

Top 10 things to do in Nelson

8. Queen’s Gardens

The gorgeous Queen’s Gardens are located right in Nelson city center near Church Street, behind Parliament House! These gardens are some of Nelson’s most popular places among locals because they are just so pretty . There are many different type of flower and tree species in the garden, including some rare Wellingtonias that were planted by Governor George Grey. This is also a great place to have picnics, stroll around with your family and friends, birdwatch or just go for a jog.

Top 10 things to do in Nelson

9. Nelson Farmer Market

The Nelson Farmer Market is a great place to get fresh produce every Saturday morning! Located right in the heart of Nelson, this market has been running for more than 30 years and attracts over 40 different vendors selling farm-fresh goods. Make sure to stop by and pick up some food for your next adventure – you won’t regret it!

Top 10 things to do in Nelson

10. Founders Park

Explore display’s from the history of Nelson from the early 1800s to the present day. There are a lot of great things to see at Founders Park, including old vintage trains and a steam engine, a double-decker bus and even a submarine! Make sure to keep your eyes open for ‘Fred’ – an enormous tortoise that has been estimated to be over 120 years old.

Top 10 things to do in Nelson

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Top 10 things to do in Wellington

“Top 10 Things to do in Wellington!”

1. Wellington Cable Car: It is a must to ride the famous cable car which takes you up and down hill from Lambton Quay to Kelburn as well as an option to switch lines halfway for a side trip to Karori Wildlife Sanctuary This historic funicular railway ought to be one of your first stops within Wellington city.

Top 10 things to do in Wellington

2. Cuba Street: Take some time out for strolling around Cuba Street, named after the island nation of Cuba, also known as The Big Apple of South America because of its culturally vibrant urban atmosphere. Havana Coffee Works is a good coffeehouse in the neighborhood where you can buy freshly roasted coffee beans from here!

Top 10 things to do in Wellington

3. Museum of New Zealand Te papa Tongarewa: is situated in Wellington, New Zealand. It contains one of the finest collection of Maori artifacts, taonga (treasures), pounamu (NZ jade) and other art objects.

Top 10 things to do in Wellington

4. ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary: This is a must-visit for all eco-tourists traveling to Wellington. Also known as the Karori Wildlife Sanctuary, this nature reserve covers 223 hectares in the city limits making it world’s largest urban ecosanctuary!

Top 10 things to do in Wellington

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Top 10 things to do in Wellington

5. Mount Victoria Lookout: Mount Victoria lookout offers you a spectacular views over the city and harbor. You can spend some time enjoying these views while having a picnic on your own or with your family.

Top 10 things to do in Wellington

6. Old St Paul’s Church: This is the second oldest Anglican church in New Zealand. Completed in 1866, it was designed by Frederick Thatcher to replace another church built in 1840 (the first stone church of Wellington).

Top 10 things to do in Wellington

7. Wellington Zoo: It is NZ’s capital city zoo and home to more than 80 species of exotic and native animals including the famous Giant Panda, Tian Tian! You can walk around through NZ bush or take a tram ride while enjoying these beautiful creatures roaming freely within their habitats.

Top 10 things to do in Wellington

8. Oriental Bay: This place is also known as “Wellington harbor sands” because it has white sands instead of black like other parts of Wellington coast line with a lot of cafes and restaurants for you to choose from.

Top 10 things to do in Wellington

9. Wellington City Walkways: It is a walk that guide you around the CBD (central business district) of Wellington and it’s quite interesting to see how many stairs or footpaths there are! I dare not count myself but there is at least over 10,000 steps! This area has been split up into different sections which we will explore one by one.

Top 10 things to do in Wellington

10. Wellington Night Market: Every Friday and Saturday night from 5pm-late, Cuba st comes alive with this huge night market where you can find handmade goodies from clothings, handbags & accessories to food. You won’t know what to choose from because everything is so good! There was even a group of men sitting down playing music on recycled materials like bucket as a drum and a piece of wood which they banged on it and created music with.

Top 10 things to do in Wellington

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