Manawatu is a gorgeously stunning region characterised by rich green pastoral farmlands and mountainous native forests. Manawatu Adventure Attractions offer a great range of ways to see and discover the great outdoors including scenic flights, fishing, guided walks, farm shows and much more. Manawatu adventure activities are diverse and cater to a full range of travellers, from the adventurous thrill seekers through to families with small children.
Mobile-friendly - We offer you options to explore the spectacular Rangitikei River, much of which is inaccessible other than by raft or kayak. Most of our trips are ideally suited toward families and those looking for mild adventure that will place them in a unique wilderness setting.
Mobile-friendly - Canoe Safaris have 30 years experience in guided one to five-day canoe tours of Whanganui National Park. Fun-filled river holidays for folks with little or no paddling experience, families with young children, and those over 70 years young. All equipment and food supplied. Canoe and Kayak Rental available. Our trips have perfect mixture of fun, adventure, and value for money.
Mobile-friendly - Explore rural New Zealand on Rail Carts, Jet Boats, Canoes, Bicycles or by Helicopter. We offer guided-tours ranging from 3hrs to 4-days starting in Taumarunui. Don't want a guide? Then opt for a self-guided canoe or cycling-trip. We cater for all ages and adventure styles. Dual winners of the Tourism New Zealand People's Choice Award in both 2018 and 2019!
Mobile-friendly - River Valley have been rafting the Rangitikei River since 1982. Our grade 5, white-water rafting trip is often recognised as one of the best half day-trips in the world! Alternatively try a scenic or multi-day trip. Whether you're looking for a short action-packed trip or something more relaxing and discovery focused, River Valley Rafting can provide an unforgettable experience.
Mobile-friendly - Experience the freedom of riding using Natural Horsemanship techniques. River Valley Stables has something for everyone - from a half day horse trek, to a multi-day horse riding holiday. We offer adventures for riders of all abilities, from beginner to experienced, and our packages can be tailored to suit you.
Mobile-friendly - Stunning views overlooking the Rangitikei River, private accommodation to relax. Our Honeymoon Retreat has a private spa pool. Tarata has room for the whole family and has a dog friendly unit. We can take you trout fishing, scenic rafting and tramping. We are lucky to live in this beautiful part of NZ and look forward to sharing it with you.
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