The Rangitikei region stretches from Taihape in the North to Bulls in the South. Rangitikei is well known for its abundance of beautiful and varied scenery. This stunning region is home to rugged bush-clad ranges, farm land and deep river gorges which have been carved by the mighty Rangitikei River. more
Visitors to the Rangitikei region can enjoy a range of accommodation options and attractions, including white water rafting, cycle trails, bungy jumping, horse riding, art galleries and beautiful gardens.
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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.
Three levels of farmstay accommodation: The Retreat, Villa, and Homestead. Set in the hills of Rangitikei, offering accommodation for up to 22 people with French and German speaking hosts. Area famous for trout fishing, rafting and beautiful gardens. Guided trout fishing a speciality. Nestled in the scenic hill country of the Rangitikei District, in the Central North Island.
The Rangitikei region is in the middle of the North Island of New Zealand - its gateway town, Taihape, can be found on State Highway 1. You'll know you are there when you see the giant gumboot – the town's icon. (A gumboot is also known as a Wellington or rubber boot).
Mobile-friendly - Restore, rejuvenate, re-create, regenerate. Disconnect from the modern world, reconnect with nature, and escape to River Valley Lodge for a restorative and relaxing break or a fun-filled adventure. With accommodation, a bar, restaurant, meeting rooms, stables and rafting adventures, it’s a unique all in one destination.
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 - Explore rural back country New Zealand on horseback. Experience the freedom of riding freestyle and using Natural Horsemanship techniques for a deeper connection between horse and rider. River Valley Stables offers rides for experienced riders - from a half day horse trek, to a luxury multi-day riding holiday. Accommodation for riders is also available at River Valley Lodge.
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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Arohanui Hospice - Hearts and Homes The Rural Tour
Hearts and Homes is a biennial Arohanui Hospice fundraising event taking place on 11th and 12th November 2022. Showcasing some of the Rangitīkei’s finest homes and gardens, the tour offers a selection of lifestyle ...
Where: Hearts and Homes, Marton, Manawatu / Whanganui
Address: Marton and the Rangitikei Region
From: 9:00am on Friday 11th November 2022
To: 5:00pm on Saturday 12th November 2022
Marton Market Day
Marton Market Day is the largest most vibrant day in the calendar of Rangitīkei. We take over the town for the day with over 200 stalls and entertainment all day. The Marton Market Day is the very best place for all ...
Where: Marton Town Centre, Marton, Rangitikei
Address: Broadway, Marton, Rangitikei
From: 9:00am on Saturday 12th November 2022
To: 3:00pm on Saturday 12th November 2022
Mangaweka MEGA Book-Fair & Community Garage Sales
Hello beautiful people - It's on again! - The Mangaweka Community Garage Sale Trail and The Mega Mangaweka Book Fair! All you Sellers & Buyers; Be sure to let all your friends and family know, Mangaweka is the place ...
Where: Mangaweka Gallery, Mangaweka, Rangitikei
Address: 6360 State Highway One, Mangaweka, Rangitikei
From: 8:00am on Saturday 22nd October 2022
To: 2:00pm on Thursday 22nd December 2022
Artful Christmas Bonanza
Our annual Christmas Bonanza is becoming well known for beautiful handmade arts and crafts and great food. Everything on offer is handmade by the stall holders. There will be a barbecue, a coffee cart or if you feel like ...
Where: Marton Arts and Crafts Centre, Marton, Rangitikei
Address: 16 Grey Street, Marton, Rangitikei
From: 10:00am on Sunday 27th November 2022
To: 2:00pm on Sunday 27th November 2022
The Marton Country Music Festival 2023
The Festival is a Community event and great chance to experience the strongest voices in the New Zealand Country Music scene and beyond. There’s open mic sessions, singalongs, and more, so bring the kids for some good ...
Where: Sir James Wilson Memorial Park, Marton, Rangitikei
Address: Rira St, Marton, Rangitikei
From: 9:00am on Friday 13th January 2023
To: 1:00pm on Sunday 15th January 2023
Turakina Highland Games
A festival celebrating all things Scottish with activities and entertainment for all ages. There will be Highland & National dancing, pipe bands, solo piping and drumming competitions and traditional Scottish Field ...
Where: Turakina Domain, Ratana, Rangitikei
Address: Cameron Road, Turakina, Ratana, Rangitikei
From: 8:30am on Saturday 28th January 2023
To: 11:00pm on Saturday 28th January 2023