Rangitikei Activity Highlights
The lush, rural land and mountain ranges of the Rangitikei is the perfect setting for all kinds of outdoor activities and exciting things to do.
Rangitikei Activity Highlights Overview
The unique landscape Rangitikei, made up of deep gorges carved out by the Rangitikei River is a fantastic environment for adventure and activity.
Experience the exhilaration of a bungy jump or rafting on bubbling pure waters. If this sounds too challenging, you can get back to your roots with a farming activity, or take advantage of the many opportunities to walk, horse ride, fish, cycle, or play golf in quiet spaces surrounded by native bush and in a truly natural environment.
Things to do in Rangitikei
- Reach speed of 160kph on the most amazing flying fox in the world at Mokai Gravity Canyon
- Try your hand at gumboot throwing in Taihape—every year it's a major event
- Have fun white water rafting, kayaking and jet boating on the Rangitikei River
- Have a round of golf at one of the courses in the area
- Stay on a farm and experience the rural life first-hand
- Go on a guided trout fishing trip
- Learn about New Zealand's legends at The National Army Museum
If you're a keen cyclist, both mountain and road, the Rangitikei offers challenging rides rewarding riders with magnificent scenery along the way! Many cycle trails are set along country roads making them excellent choices for a driving exploration.
Discover the wonder of Rangitikei's heritage in our museums and historical homes and the beautiful gardens, public and private, nestled throughout the District or spend some time in inspiring art galleries.
Iconic and local events are scheduled throughout the year across the Rangitikei.
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Rangitikei Region Information
Key information and facts about the Rangitikei region.
Major activities and attractions in the Rangitikei region.