Longspur Eco Cottage – Wairarapa Jeep Adventures

  We haven’t stopped raving about our trip to Longspur Eco Cottage since we left. Our travels here fell on Matariki, our Māori New Year. As the name of the cottage suggests, its the perfect place to unwind in the heart of a natural environment, without impacting on the surroundings. Just a 35-minute drive from Martinborough – wine central, Longspur…
Longspur Eco Cottage
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Rewanui Forest Park – Trek & Trails

  Brown & purple hiking boots. Mum bought me them when I was 10 from the Adidas outlet in South Auckland. These boots would be my first introduction to ‘hiking’ though we were really just bush-walking and camping a lot. I come from an avid camping and fishing family, most of my youth before heading to Australia was spent way…
Rewanui Forest Park
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STONY BAY LODGE – WAIRARAPA JEEP ADVENTURES

  Our next Wairarapa Jeep Adventure takes us to one of Wairarapa’s best-kept secrets. An hour east of Martinborough, past New Zealand’s first commercial wind-farm, along a fourbie’s dream gravel road you’ll find yourself at Tora. Best known for its profoundly scenic (and sometimes terrifying) coast and being a hunter-gatherers dream for diving, hunting and fishing. If you’re already familiar…
Stony Bay
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TE PĀMU ESCAPE – WAIRARAPA JEEP ADVENTURES

  Easing into our Wairarapa Jeep Adventures we make tracks to Te Pāmu for a luxury safari-style glamping experience on 850 acres of magical farmland. Adventurers seeking a refreshing escape into nature with the modern comforts of home will adore this spot. First up some local shopping. Our Jeep set up includes an Adventure Kings 45L camping fridge and Zempire…
Te Pāmu Escape
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Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre

  Our whanau was recently invited to experience Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre, Mount Bruce. An incredible unfenced sanctuary for native wildlife. Pūkaha has breed wildlife since the early 1960s and is a partnership between Rangitāne o Wairarapa and the Department of Conservation. The Mount Bruce reserve is a restored forest and best known as home to Manukura, the only white…
Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre
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