- Kiriwhakapapa which is about 20kms North of Masterton and features a lovely family campsite beside a creek, with an old logging and exotic (redwood) forestry trial area nearby. You must pay cash for your stay: $8 per adult and $4 per child, under 5’s go free.
- Holdsworth is located 2km South of Masterton beneath the Tararua Ranges. There are walks, fishing and swimming nearby as well as grassed areas for sports. You must pay cash for your stay: $8 per adult and $4 per child, under 5’s go free.
- Copthorne Hotel Solway
- Mawley Holiday Park
We encourage all visitors to make use of our top-rated and wonderfully situated campsites.
Mawley Holiday Park
Mawley Holiday Park is a top-quality facility, which serves the Wairarapa community, providing accommodation for the region’s major cultural and sporting events. In 2013 it was recognised by New Zealand Tourism’s official quality assurance organisation, Qualmark, with a 4+ star rating and an Enviro-Silver award. In the same year, it also won the THL/Qualmark Quality Assurance Award. In 2014 the Park was a runner-up in the industry’s top award “AA Spirit of Hospitality ”, and in 2015 they were the winners of the award. In 2017 they were also awarded Trip advisor’s “Spirit of Excellence Award”.
The park (refurbished in 2011) is the perfect base from which to explore everything Masterton has to offer. It features a range of quality accommodation and the self-contained units contain TVs, heat pumps, kitchen and full linen. The remainder of the cabins are studios serviced by a fully equipped kitchen and communal ablution blocks. There are also have powered and non-powered sites for campers and caravans.
Mawley Park can be found nestled in a sheltered, peaceful setting on the banks of the Waipoua River, with established grounds including open spaces, stunning specimen trees, a children’s playground and BBQ area. Its location is just two minutes’ away from Masterton’s recreation precinct, featuring Queen Elizabeth Park, the adventure playground, recreation centre, skate park, museums, mini golf, cafes and shops.
5 Oxford Street, Masterton
P: 06 378 6454
Castlepoint Holiday Park and Motel Accommodation
Castlepoint is a small township set in a dramatic seaside environment just 64km from Masterton. Castlepoint has a fossil-rich limestone reef, safe sandy beaches and features the stunning 162m high Castle Rock, one of the most spectacular sights along the Wairarapa coast. The land is terraced providing fabulous views from most accommodation including kitchen cabins and park motels. Campsites are varied and beach-front sites offer great sea views.
Motel Units, Cook House, Seaview House and the Garden Cottage are all situated across the road from the beach with great views of the bay and Lighthouse, all located within walking distance of the Holiday Park. Pets are welcome in the offseason after Easter and before Labour weekend.
- 06 372 6705
Some camping is available for those with self-contained vehicles but there are restrictions in place to protect the natural environment so please refer to this document (PDF, 418KB) before you consider staying there.