Eat & Drink
If you're camping at Mawley Park, you're close to great food and wine, a fabulous craft distillery, fun for the whole family, bushwalking in amazing national parks, fantastic country town shopping, art, and even swimming! You'll love visiting the nearby towns of Greytown, Featherston, Martinborough, and Certerton. And if you feel like exploring a little further, you'll love the many scenic drives around the region.
Here's some top tips of things to do that are close by to the camping ground.
Discover the vineyards' story, get some great cellar door specials, and walk away with some wines when you visit the cellar door at Gladstone Vineyard (available by appointment only).
Wairarapa Farmers' Market
Head along to the Solway Showgrounds every Saturday morning from 9am - 1pm and enjoy the park-like setting, a coffee, something to eat and enjoy the live music!
The Farriers Bar and Eatery
The Farriers Bar & Eatery is Masterton’s all-occasion gastropub, passionate about great food and looking after people. Dine outdoors or in their all weather garden bar during the summer!
Reid+Reid Craft Distillers
Check out the Reid brothers' quintessential New Zealand gin made up of native NZ ingredients including Kawakawa, Manuka and Horopito at their very own distillery.
Take a Tui Brewery Tour and trace the brewery's 125 year history, see iconic landmarks, walk through the new state of the art brewery, and taste beers from the tap at the brewery bar.
Ten O'Clock Cookie Bakery
Well-known for their baking prowess, this cafe offers scrummy baking at its best. If you're after a treat anytime of the year then look no further than their mouth-watering chocolate cakes!