South Wairarapa: cobblestones and charm

It’s a wet weekend when we visit Lake Ferry.


Greytown is the shopping mecca of the Wairarapa. © Greytown Village

4.6 /5
4.6 /5
Viking Lodge Motel Visit website

13 spacious units, all with FREE WiFi (500 MB). We are the closest Motel to Dannevirke CBD. Walk to shops, restaurants, croquet and bowling clubs. . . . More . . . 

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Natural attractions

Tararua: a glimpse of prehistoric New Zealand

Home to mighty ancient forests, protected by the work of dedicated conservationists, the Tararua District is teeming with life.  Read the story . . . 

4.9 /5
4.9 /5
Destinations Motor Lodge Visit website

Nestled near the base of the Tararua Ranges and close to the Pacific coastline, Dannevirke is an ideal place from which to explore southern Hawke's . . . More . . . 

Tui Brewery & Cafe Visit website

We have been supplying New Zealand with their favourite drop, from right here, since 1889. The beer, the tower and the brewery are New Zealand . . . More . . . 

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Road trips

A road less travelled: on the trail of a hot lamb sandwich

Travelling from Auckland to Wellington via Taumarunui, Napier, Gisborne and Tauranga in search of an old-fashioned Kiwi treat.  Read the story . . . 

5.0 /5
From $145
5.0 /5
Fergusson’s Motor Lodge Visit website

Both the One & Two bedroom units have Spa baths available. Fergussons Motor Lodge has two architecturally designed access units wide range of breakfast options . . . More . . . 

From $145
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Dannevirke Holiday Park

Our camping ground is set in a tranquil hollow surrounded by native bush and exotic trees. We have a deer enclosure, duck pond and a . . . More . . . 

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Food and drink

South Wairarapa: cobblestones and charm

Greytown is so picture-perfect with its mantle of frothy spring blossoms, it’s like walking onto a well-dressed movie set. Read the story . . . 

Ormond Street Motel

Mike & Joy welcome you! A peaceful quiet location with off-street parking, clean fresh and welcoming. 8 ground foor units. 1 studio sleeps 2, 7 . . . More . . . 

4.4 /5
From $100
4.4 /5
Gateway Motor Lodge

The Gateway Motor Lodge is centrally located between Palmerston North and Napier, and is close to Hastings, Waipukurau, Norsewood, and Woodville. . . . More . . . 

From $100
Pahiatua Carnival Park

Carnival Park Pahiatua. Everything you need for your relaxing holiday. Quiet and peaceful nestled in rural surroundings with a bush walk right at your doorstep. . . . More . . . 

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