about taumarunui

Taumarunui, the meeting place of the Whanganui and Ongarue Rivers, was an important centre in Maori history.

A rural service and shopping centre and the largest town in the Ruapehu District, Tamarunui is known for its farming, railway history, trout fishing, gardens and weaving.

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what to do

Taumarunui is the entry point for the Forgotten World Experience, and there are a number of things to see and do here.

If you are in to hard adventure, we have a number of adventure activities for ranging from jet boating, canoeing, alpine walks through to soft adventures such as gardens or golf.

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where to stay

There are a number of places to stay in and around Taumarunui, ranging from Farm Stays just out of town to Hotel and Motel accommodation in the main town area of Taumarunui.

A number of our accommodation providers have listings on this website.

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