Taumarunui is located in the Ruapehu region of New Zealand. Taumarunui is set on the Main Trunk Railway Line and is known for its railway history, farming, gardens and weaving. Taumarunui is a great holiday destination for travellers wanting to combine their love of the outdoors with their adventurous spirit. Taumarunui adventure activities suit all levels of confidence and sense of adventure.
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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.
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