Castlepoint beach at summertime
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With its reef, lagoon, lighthouse and Castle Rock, Castlepoint is a spectacular stretch of Wairarapa coastline. An hour from Masterton, the reserve attracts many birds and marine mammals.

There are several walks suitable for most age and fitness levels in and around the scenic reserve. All walks begin at the roadend carpark.

Find things to do and places to stay Castlepoint Scenic Reserve

The reef is a popular fishing spot. It can be accessed by following the Lighthouse Walk.

Lighthouse Walk information.


Kapiti Wellington Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 4 384 7770
Address:   18 - 32 Manners Street
Postal Address:   PO Box 10420
The Terrace
Wellington 6143
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