Manawatu Family Fun and Activities
Manawatu is a region in the North Island, located north of Wellington. With a wide range of fun family activities, Manawatu is the perfect holiday destination for the entire family. Many adventures in Manawatu are suitable for children, so there's no need to leave the kids at home. Bring the kids and grandparents and enjoy some fabulous family activities and entertainment in Manawatu. more
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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 - 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 Rats have been offering quality rafting for over 35 years. There's something for everyone, a gentle grade 2 scenic raft trip suitable for participants as young as 5, through to full on grade 5 action. Kayak freedom hire or tours. Paddle the local lakes to a secluded beach or hot pools only accessible by boat.
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.
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