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Castlepoint lighthouse and surrounding rocky features

Time: 30 min return

Holdsworth Camping Ground - Tararua Forest Park

Holdsworth

Kaitoke tramp - Tararua Forest Park

Holdsworth

Kaitoke tramp - Tararua Forest Park

Time: 13-14 hr, Distance: 36 km

Kiriwhakapapa Loop

Tararua Forest Park

Kiriwhakapapa Loop

Tararua Forest Park

Time: 30 min, Distance: 1 km An short easy walk through beautiful regenerating native forest

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Time: 5 – 6 hr or 7 – 8 hr, depending on route

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Cape Palliser Lighthouse

Stunning scenery and the North Islands largest Seal Colony

Cape Palliser

Ngawi Camping Area

Cape Palliser

Ngawi Camping Area

Easy access Freedom Camping in the Wairarapa.

Escape to Martinborough and discover the relaxed charms of our boutique wine village.

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Pukaha Mount Bruce, National Wildlife Centre

Pukaha Mount / Mt Bruce

National Wildlife Visitor Centre

Pukaha Mount / Mt Bruce

National Wildlife Visitor Centre

Experience some of New Zealand's most endangered wildlife up close and in the wild at Pukaha Mount Bruce in northern Wairararapa.

Castlepoint Carpark

Castlepoint Scenic Reserve - Overnight Campervan Parking

Castlepoint Carpark

Castlepoint Scenic Reserve - Overnight Campervan Parking

One of the most spectacular sites along the Wairarapa coastline!

Putangirua Pinnacles Camping Ground

Putangirua Pinnacles Camping Ground

Cape Palliser, Aorangi Forest Park

Putangirua Pinnacles Camping Ground

Cape Palliser, Aorangi Forest Park

Time: 12 hr, Distance: 24 km

Good swimming and nice bush!

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Hamish Johnson

Cool caves to explore, complete with glowworms. You need to ask the owner and pay a donation for access, but well worth it.

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Putangirua Pinnacles Walk

Aorangi Forest Park

Putangirua Pinnacles Walk

Aorangi Forest Park

Time: 2 – 4 hr depending on route Lord of the Rings filming location

Bucks Road Camping Ground

Bucks Road Camping Ground

Tararua Forest Park

Bucks Road Camping Ground

Tararua Forest Park

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Wooden Castle

Deliverance Cove Track

Castlepoint Scenic Reserve

Deliverance Cove Track

Castlepoint Scenic Reserve

Time: 1 hr 30 min return

Lake Domain Reserve

South Wairarapa - Overnight Campervan Parking

Lake Domain Reserve

South Wairarapa - Overnight Campervan Parking

Kiriwhakapapa Camping Ground - Tararua Forest Park
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Ralphie Kirby-Crowe

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Christmas Bay: short, steep walk to amazing coastal views. An inspiring spot to watch the sea do what it does best, especially when a big swell is running.

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Corner Creek Camping Ground

Corner Creek Camping Ground

Rimutaka Forest Park

Corner Creek Camping Ground

Rimutaka Forest Park

Olivo

Olive Grove Tours

Olivo

Olive Grove Tours

Gladstone Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

Gladstone Reserve

Overnight Campervan Parking

The Cliffs East Taratahi

Overnight Campervan Parking

The Cliffs East Taratahi

Overnight Campervan Parking