Wellington & Wairarapa

Photo by Grant Sheehan

North Island’s Wellington and the Wairarapa region are a great combination for travelers who appreciate a small-city vibe framed by bucolic farmlands, a burgeoning wine region and one spectacular lodge, located right on scenic Palliser Bay.

  • Perfect for
    Adventurers | Families | Romantics
  • When to go
  • Ideal length of stay
    1-2 Nights

Where To Stay

We only feature hotels that we can vouch for first-hand. At many of them, Indagare members receive special amenities, including upgrades, early check-in, breakfast, spa credits and more. Look for the Indagare Plus logo in the reviews.

  • Member Stories

    “Our time at Wharekauhau was amazing. We love Relais & Châteaux properties.”
    Liz Hilton, member since 2011
Indagare's Simone Girner
"Vintners have been cultivating in Martinborough since the late 1970s, but the region has only recently emerged from the shadow of New Zealand’s more famous wine-making areas, with its Pinot Noirs leading the way. Some of my favorite wineries were: Schubert, Ata Rangi and Martinborough Vineyard."
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