//Activities

Enterprising Taumarunui AGM – 28th June 5:30pm @ CKC REAP – We will be looking for more people to join the Executive Committee and help shape the future of Taumarunui!

Have you seen Mr G’s mural on the Farmlands building? 

Activities



Blazing Paddles

Here you will find everything you need to know about canoeing or kayaking the Whanganui River.

We look forward to providing you with an unforgettable experience as you share our Whanganui River experience through the Whanganui National Park.

We pride ourselves on our attention to detail and offer refinements that no other Whanganui River canoe operator provides, all at a very competitive price. We have only one objective – to make sure all of our clients have the best possible time while in our care.

0800 252 946 (0800 BLAZIN)
Bradleys Garden – Bed and Breakfast

We invite you to share our peaceful, tranquil, 5 acre country garden based in Taumarunui, Central Plateau and all it has to offer.

+64 274 452 074
Epic Cycle Adventures Ltd

Timber Trail Shuttle, bike hire and camping in the forest is our business.

Epic Cycle Adventures offers the most economical and flexible adventure packages on and around the Timber Trail.

86 km of premium mountain biking.

Discover the wonders of the Pureora Forest Park in the Ruapehu District of New Zealand.

+64 22 023 7958
Flashpackers Ongarue – Hub of The Timber Trail

Flashpackers provides all your needs for cycling The Timber Trail through the beautiful Pureora Forest from Ongarue to Pureora.

This includes quality accommodation at an affordable price, meals, bike hire and transport to and from The Timber Trail.

Please view our website for further information. (see link below)

027 321 6274
Fly My Sky

Fly My Sky’s business is flying people to rural, remote and mountain destinations. Something they’ve been doing for 32 years.

Fly My Sky to take you, including your bike, to the bike or hiking trail and launch yourself into a Ruapehu District remote area adventure.

Keith McKenzie QSM, our helicopter pilot and CEO, knows every turn on the trails, rivers and hills, after years of working with government agencies and farms in the area.

Or choose Fly My Sky for your trip between Auckland Airport and Great Barrier Island, for a unique and unforgettable island experience.

Great Barrier Island, their most visited plane destination, is beautiful with remote hills and sandy beaches. Scheduled flights run 7 days all year round.

A flight with Fly My Sky, helicopter or plane, will allow you to forget the crowds and take a step back in time to New Zealand of old, to peace, quiet and enchantment.

You’ll get a sense of New Zealand and history around every corner.

Fly My Sky is a Qualmark Endorsed airline.

As testament to their love of their natural surroundings, they also boast a Qualmark Enviro Silver Award, ensuring that their impact on the environment is reduced significantly.

Plus Fly My Sky was a finalist in the 2012 Auckland Business Awards\n\nMake the best choice – Choose FLY MY SKY to carry you away to your Great Barrier Island or remote New Zealand country adventure.

0800 222 123 or +64 7 895 8820 or +64 27 492 6323
Forgotten World Adventures

Nestled within the deep hidden valleys of New Zealand’s Forgotten World Highway is the ultimate way to explore rural New Zealand. Travel along decommissioned railway lines, through tunnels, over bridges and rivers and to townships that time forgot. Experience the Forgotten World from the comfort of a rail-cart, cleverly adapted to be self-driven along the tracks of the Forgotten World railway. There are plenty of photo opportunities along the way while taking in ever-changing vistas with our semi guided NZ rail tours.

0800 RAILCART (0800 724 522 78)
bookings@fwa.co.nz
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We are located 15kms out side of Taumarunui New Zealand on the historical “Forgotten World Highway”. We are a family owned and operated business. We grow around 8,000 lavender plants and get the oil out which goes into our own products. We have a Licensed Cafe’ and Shop open 7 days a week through summer. Our Lavender Farm lies adjacent to the famous Whanganui River and we offer you magical, peaceful tranquil surroundings of lavender fields, farm land and bush.Come and enjoy our wonderful place!!

+64 7 896 8705
Nevalea Alpacas
5446 State Highway 4, Ongarue, Taumarunui

Nevalea Alpacas, the largest alpaca farm in New Zealand, is home to over 750 friendly alpacas. We offer visitors ‘The Ultimate Alpaca Experience’ and have a range of different activities to choose from to give visitors an opportunity to get up close to the alpacas, hand feed them and feel just how soft and cuddly the alpacas are.

We operate alpaca treks through the summer months, where visitors can walk an alpaca around the farm and see hundreds of alpaca come to greet them in the hills, spectacular views surrounded by alpacas. We also offer a shorter alpaca walk throughout the year as another option.

We have new-born baby alpacas all year-round, and for a unique opportunity offer visitors the chance to have a cuddle with a baby alpaca. Great up close and personal experiences and chances for some amazing photos.

Visit the farm shop, we have a large range of designer knitwear that is 100% New Zealand grown and made.

Visit the website for activity bookings and pricing.

(07) 896 6333
Owhango Adventures

Owhango Adventures should be your first choice to Canoe the Whanganui River, one of the longest navigable rivers in New Zealand.

We are located in the centre of the Ruapehu Region in the North Island and are based in a small town called Owhango on SH 4 Ruapehu.

We offer a Cultural Guided Whanganui River trip as well as a range of Canoe and Kayak Hire options with accommodation and food available:

Self Guided Canoe Hire
Cultural Guided Whanganui River trips
Short 1-day Canoe Trips
Longer 2-5 day Whanganui River Journeys

07 895 4854
Taumarunui Canoe Hire & Jet Boat Tours

Taumarunui Canoe Hire and Jet Boat Tours would like to share this unique New Zealand experience with you, to ensure you receive some real ‘Kiwi Hospitality’ which would not be right without giving YOU something for FREE. Read through our Website to find out what our Free offers are.

0800 CANOE (0800 22 66 348)