Taumarunui Directory Information
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Situated in the heart of the North Island, New Zealand. Imagine accommodation close to a majestic waterfall, meandering stream and native bush—trout fishing, team building, mountain biking and tramping. Mainly organic, with spring water on tap. We have it all! Friendly hosts and warm, comfortable, affordable accommodation.
Mobile-friendly - Situated on the Whanganui River, our base in the Central Plateau of New Zealand offers an incredible scenic area including canoe adventures to suit your timeframe. Trips range from one day on both the Ongarue and Whanganui Rivers up to a five-day expedition from Taumarunui to Pipiriki. Jet boat tours and wilderness fly fishing.
Mobile-friendly - New Zealand rail tours with a difference departing from Taumarunui, Whangamomona or Stratford. The ultimate way to explore rural New Zealand, along decommissioned railway lines, through tunnels, over bridges and rivers and through townships that time forgot. A guided tour, drive you own RailCart, cleverly adapted to ride along the tracks of the 140 km Forgotten World Highway railway.
Mobile-friendly - Departing from Taumarunui, in the Ruapehu region, see the breathtaking landscape of the upper reaches of the mighty Whanganui River on our Forgotten World Jet boat. Half and full day tour options or enjoy the best of both worlds, travelling by RailCart on the Forgotten World Railway through 10 tunnels and via Jet boat along 23km of the Whanganui River.
Mobile-friendly - We LOVE sharing this unique New Zealand experience with you on your journey, making sure you receive 'REAL KIWI HOSPITALITY' which always includes something for FREE. We offer half-day, one to five-day trips. We provide canoe/kayak hire and exhilarating Jet Boat Tours, through the many rapids and lush native bush with some of the best scenic-landscaping in the World.
Mobile-friendly - Accommodation consists of tent sites, self-contained units and cabins set amongst mature native trees in five acres of park-like grounds. Park amenities include: well equipped communal kitchen, oven, fridge, microwaves and TV; ablution block with unmetered showers; phone, internet kiosk, wireless internet; free gas barbecue, guest laundry, playground and dump station. Well stocked herb garden for guests to help themselves.
Enjoy a warm welcome when you arrive at The Convent. A beautiful old historic building. The continental breakfast is first class. We are pet friendly. Dinner available on request.
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Explore the Whanganui River - Canoe Hire
Daily hire of canoes to discover the Whanganui River in including drop offs and pick ups plus accommodation options.
Where: Blazing Paddles, Taumarunui, Manawatu / Whanganui
Address: 985 State Highway 4, Taumarunui, Manawatu / Whanganui
From: 7:00am on Tuesday 4th December 2018
To: 7:00pm on Tuesday 30th April 2019
One of New Zealand’s most iconic events, the award-winning One Above T42 takes you into the crisp alpine air and pristine environs of the Tongariro National Park. Perfect for a weekend away with family or friends, the ...
Where: Owhango Domain, Taumarunui, Manawatu / Whanganui
Address: Owhango Rd, Owhango, Taumarunui, Manawatu / Whanganui
From: 7:30am on Saturday 4th May 2019
To: 4:00pm on Saturday 4th May 2019