198 Belvedere Road, Carterton, New Zealand

In Carterton visitors can explore the charming Cobblestones Museum, which offers a glimpse into the region's history with its vintage buildings and exhibits. Nature enthusiasts can revel in the picturesque beauty of the Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre, home to indigenous bird species and lush native flora. Additionally, indulging in the local food scene at Carterton's farmer's market offers a delightful taste of fresh produce and artisanal goods.

Swimming Pool

Carterton's outdoor swimming pool complex comprises of three pools: the main pool, the learner's pool, and the toddler's pool. The variety of pool sizes and depths, and the addition of newly installed sun shade sails, makes the complex an ideal location for family outings.

Carterton Golf Club

The course is set below the foothills of the Tararua Ranges, setting the scene for an enjoyable golfing experience and great day out. The par 71 course is flat, but there are still some challenges on the greens and tee areas.

Stonehenge Aotearoa

Stonehenge Aoteroa is New Zealand's unique open air astronomical observatory, built following ancient knowledge of the stone circles and adapted to the conditions of New Zealand.

Go Zone Wairarapa

Go Zone is Wairarapa's newest family entertainment attraction. They have a huge indoor playground with lots of places to explore and interactive features. Plus a trampoline zone including a speed game, climbing wall with foam pit and basketball hoops. The toddler area is a super safe place for your little ones to play and explore. It includes their own playground, soft play equipment, ball pit, tramp and a tiny town!

Carterton Farmers' Market

A weekly market in spring, summer and autumn, and bi-weekly through the winter months. Showcasing local produce including honey, vegetables, crafts, plants, seeds and more. Come down on Sunday morning between 9am and 12:30pm and buy local, reduce your carbon footprint and have a chat with Carterton growers and crafters.

Carrington Park

Carrington Park is Carterton's largest park, incorporating a children's play area, walking track, fitness equipment, outdoor basketball court, skate ramp and Band Rotunda. Cricket, Soccer and Athletics are the main sporting groups utilising the playing field.

Millennium Park

Located at the North End of Carterton CBD, Millennium Park is a perfect spot to enjoy the sunshine while enjoying a quality coffee from local cafes.

Sparks Park

Sparks Park is a favourite for dog walkers and local children catching tadpoles and frogs. It comprises of 7.5 acres and is located on Belvedere Road.

Cobblestones Early Settlers Museum

Explore a working historic village right in the heart of Greytown. See, touch, and hear how Wairarapaas early settlers lived, worked, and played in the 1800s and 1900s. Authentic heritage buildings, gardens, stories, and beautifully curated artefacts set the stage for a fascinating journey through time.

Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre

See conservation in action at Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre. An immersive wildlife viewing experience unlike any other. Venture into the heart of our pristine forests and witness endangered species such as kiwi, tuatara, kokako, and kaka thriving in their natural habitat.

Carterton Railway Museum

The museum is located in the Carterton Railway Station precinct. The precinct houses railway memorabilia of the type used throughout the Wairarapa since the building of the Wairarapa railway line in the 1870s and 1880s.

Carterton Mountain Biking Track

2.1km of grade 3 trails, a small skills area plus it is located at the base of Mt Dick with a 3.7km ride up to a great view of the Wairarapa valley.

Cape Palliser

Cape Palliser, located on the southern tip of the North Island, is renowned for its rugged coastline and striking landscapes. It's home to the iconic red-and-white striped lighthouse, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding ocean and fur seal colonies along its shores.

Fensham Reserve

Fensham Reserve is a tranquil oasis cherished by locals and visitors alike for its serene natural beauty and diverse birdlife. With its lush greenery and peaceful atmosphere, it provides a perfect spot for picnics, leisurely walks, and birdwatching adventures.

Patuna Chasm

Patuna Chasm is a hidden gem renowned for its dramatic limestone formations and crystal-clear waters. This natural wonder offers visitors an unforgettable experience as they traverse through narrow passages and marvel at the beauty carved by millennia of geological processes.