Explore Carterton

Are you ready to explore
the Carterton District?

Our position between the mountain ranges and the coast means that Carterton has a wealth of activities, places of interest and day trips for the family… not to mention so great retail shopping and  From tramping in the Tararuas to fishing at Te Wharau, art galleries in town to riding in our bike-park – the options are near endless!

And don’t forget the events including Harvest Festival, Wings Over Wairarapa, the Balloon Festival, Gladstone Scarecrow Festival and more!

Take your pick of award-winning cafes, performances and shows, beautiful walks, gorgeous night skies, art galleries, wineries, festivals, playgrounds, and more! And of course we can’t forget Carterton’s awesome community – we’re known for being friendly, welcoming, and always happy to stop and chat!

Explore some of the options shown below:

Awesome Shops & Businesses

Events & Entertainment

Eat & Drink

Art, Craft & Creative

Parks, Reserves & Trails

And The Rest…

Do you know of an amazing attraction or activity in Carterton that we’ve missed? Or a spectacular business that should be on this site? Do let us know!