Castlepoint is a pleasant drive some 60 kms east of Masterton. Castlepoint is remote but is renowned for the surf that under certain conditions can be very good. There are no towns of substance on this route.

Castle point is a also a holiday resort with a nice beach and quite a spectacular light house.

As at going to print the web advised the following surf report on Castlepoint

‘Slightly rising 2ft of ESE swell with fresh SW winds clocking fresh Southerly this arvo. East swell will really start to pick up tomorrow.’





2+ ft


High: 17:55
Low: 11:45


The search for icon discoveries brought us to Castlepoint; we will let the series of photos allow you to be the judge.

There is the Marine Hotel some 5 kms from the coast.

Should the weather be good Castlepoint is worth a visit and stopover?


Fireplace Dump Station
General Store   Bottled Gas
Internet Caravan
Camping 4WD
Kitchen Facilities Disabled access
Laundry Toilets
Campervans   Accommodation
Meals   Airport
Pets Allowed Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
Scenic Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
Stream Water Walking tracks
Rotary Club   Lions Club
Gymnasium   Gardens
Winery Whitewater Rafting
Surfing   Skydiving
Skiing   Scenic Flights
Postal Service   Police
Movie Location   Mountain Biking
Kayaking Jet Boating
Information   Hospital
Hang Gliding   Golf Course