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Fernleaf Farmstay Bed + Breakfast is situated in a beautiful rural location on our working farm in the middle of everything the diverse + beautiful Ruapehu region has to offer.
We provide a quality farmstay experience with home comforts, modern facilities + great food.
Handy to activities such as walking, tramping, canoeing, fishing, cycling + riding the rails through the Forgotten World.
We pride ourselves on treating everyone exactly the way we would like to be treated ourselves.
Qualmark 4 Stars approved
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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!!
Be spoilt by choice at Nevalea Alpacas, where we farm over 600 alpacas comprising of whispery whites, earthy browns and beautiful blacks. Come feed the alpacas and visit our farm shop, where we have designer knitwear for sale – 100% New Zealand grown and made. Nevalea farm their huacaya alpacas together with their sheep and cattle on 351ha, 16km north of Taumarunui on the adventure highway.
Nevalea Alpacas welcomes visitors to the farm to enjoy the ‘ultimate alpaca experience’. Get up close to these lovely animals, hand feed them, perhaps take one for a walk and if you are lucky view a birth.
View our website for tour details and pricing.
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