Martinborough is located just over an hour from New Zealand's capital, Wellington. The village enjoys the relaxed pace of life and friendly community of a small rural community with the added benefits of world class wines and quality cafés and restaurants, right on your doorstep.
Martinborough's diverse range of shops and boutiques sooth your shopping desires, whilst the regions is abundant in outdoor explorations, from the Patuna Chasm walk, to the wild South East Coast of Tora, Ngawi, and Lake Ferry. There's something for everyone to indulge.
Cuisine & Dining
Explore the multitude of food offerings in the village and surrounding region. Only a walk down our stairs will lead you to Union Square, offering a fusion of French and NZ cuisines.
Venture out to explore and delight in the vast array of local vineyards, from tasting platters at Poppies Martinborough to bespoke meals at Luna Estate.
An assortment of outdoor activities are on offer in our village, from gentle rolling bike rides through our vineyards, to hiking the infamous Patuna Chasm - a picturesque walk through ancient rock formations and native bush.
If you're in the mood for venturing further, head out to Lake Ferry for a spot of fishing, or simply enjoy a pint and some fish 'n chips at the Lake Ferry Hotel.
World Class Vineyards
Martinborough is world renowned for its award winning wines, so whilst you're here, a visit to the cellar doors is a must. Hire a bike from Green Jersey Tours if you're feeling active, or simply shuttle out and spend the afternoon with cellar door tastings.
Martinborough is wine country, so make sure you explore the local delights.
Where do we start? Toast Martinborough is the annual wine and food festival that sees the village bursting with travellers all over the globe - here to delight in the music, food, and wine of our best local producers.
There's also the annual Jazz Festival, Tora Tora Tora, Cruise Martinborough, Olive Harvest, Beer Fest, the list goes on. Check out Destination Wairarapa for info.