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Wairarapa Moana Wetlands

http://www.gw.govt.nz/wairarapa-moana-wetlands

Wairarapa Moana Wetlands

Lake Reserve, South Soldiers Settlement Rd, Featherston

Head north from Wellington, turn off State Highway 2 at entrance to Featherston,turn onto the Featherston-Martinborough Rd. Turn right onto Murphy's Lane. Turn right onto Lake Domain Rd to reach the domain.

Opening hours

24 hours

Dogs are welcome. Please keep them under control and away from bird nesting sites.

Fireworks are prohibited.

Whakaora te repo, ka ora te taonga wai

The Wairarapa Moana Wetlands Project is a joint initiative of Greater Wellington Regional Council, the Department of Conservation, South Wairarapa District Council, Kahungunu ki Wairarapa and Rangitāne o Wairarapa Inc.  

Check out the Wairarapa Moana Wetlands website for information on visiting, and what makes this place so special. 

Park notices

COVID-19 update

Posted 7/9/21

At Alert Level 2, we need to play it safe. Park trails are very busy at present, be aware of other walkers and bikers.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • Keep a 2m distance from people you don’t know
  • The ranger’s office will remain closed at level 2
  • Dogs must be on leads
  • When using public facilities please wear a mask
  • Wash your hands regularly
  • Stay home if you are unwell

Read the full guidelines >

Visiting Wairarapa Moana

Covering over 9,000 hectares, Wairarapa Moana is easily accessible at the northern end from Featherston, and the small coastal settlement of Lake Ferry in the south. Greytown and the boutique wine village of Martinborough are also handy starting points.

For information on the different sites you can visit, head to the explore the moana page of the website.

Get in touch

Phone: 0800 496 734
Fax: not available