A good way to explore the town is to take a stroll and walk along the historic route to admire the many restored Victorian buildings. It’s the architecture here that makes Greytown one of the loveliest towns on the North Island. Visit Cobblestones, the town's museum, to learn more about the area and look at a range of interesting exhibits and displays. The Greytown Hotel is one of the oldest remaining hotels in the whole country, and the ornate and detailed Maori Parliament building, Papawai Marae, allows you to experience some indigenous culture. As the site of the first Maori Parliament, many important matters have been discussed here over the years. Today it stands as glorious as it did in its heyday.
Visit the Soldiers' Memorial Park for some relaxation mixed with a reflective and respectful air. On the other side of the coin, the active social life of the town comprises of coffee shops, cafes and restaurants, and you can enjoy a wide range of delicious cuisine. When it comes to shopping, you can spend hours browsing in unusual stores and funky boutiques, and pick up a good selection of handicrafts, clothes, artworks, books, jewellery and accessories. You can also go to the theatre in Greytown or simply catch the local scenic sights, like the pretty orchards on the outskirts of town.
Book your flights to Wellington, sort out your Greytown accommodation and get set to enjoy the warm and friendly welcome of this truly lovely town.
Hotels in Greytown start at AU$57 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.