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