How to get here

We are located on State Highway 2 between Masterton in the Wairarapa (approximately 30km) and Eketahuna in the Tararua district (approximately 10km).

This is toward the east coast, on New Zealand's North Island.

It takes about 2 hours to drive from Wellington and about the same from Napier. It takes approximately 1 hour to drive from Palmerston North.

Click here to use Google Maps to assist you with your travel!

Tranzit Coachlines operates a bus service from Masterton to Palmerston North and can set down or pick reserved passengers at Pukaha Mt Bruce

Tuesday to Friday

  • Departs Masterton 9.05am arrives Pukaha Mount Bruce 9.20am (continuing to Palmerston North arriving 11.00am)
  • Departs Pukaha Mount Bruce 4.25pm arriving Masterton 4.55pm
  • Reservations are essential please phone 06 3706600 or email [email protected]

If you are coming from Wellington, you can take the train to Masterton and then either take a taxi to Pukaha Mount Bruce or use a rental car - book with Cross Country Rentals

Train timetable is as follows:

Monday to Friday

Depart Wellington 8.25am Arrive Masterton 10.00am

Depart Masterton 3.40pm Arrive Wellington 5.17pm

Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays

Depart Wellington 9.55am Arrive Masterton 11.30am

Depart Masterton 4.50pm Arrive Wellington 6.25pm

Wairarapa Day Excursion Ticket (Wellington to Masterton Return train fare) is $22.00 per adult and $11.00 per child - current as at February 2014

For more details on train timetables and fares, visit

Phone us on  + 64 (0)6 375 8004 or email us [email protected] if you have any queries.