Martinborough is a charming historic wine village just an hour’s drive from Wellington, New Zealand’s capital city. An easy drive from Hawkes Bay or Palmerston North makes this the perfect place to stay for many itineraries.
Surrounding Martinborough the Wairarapa area is known for its rugged coastline and expansive pastoral farms of rolling green hills and small villages. The region offers a range of experiences from horse trekking, quad biking, coast walks, seal colony, fishing and golf to museums, art galleries, boutiques and pampering
River terraces and long hot summers provide the terroir for over 30 boutique vineyards producing fine award winning wines, especially acclaimed Pinot Noir. Martinborough is a leading New Zealand wine region. Explore the wineries by horse & carriage, by bike or join a guided tour. The region also produces outstanding and award winning olive oil.