Scenic Rafting Tour

Departing from Tarata, rafting through gentle rapids, crystal clear waters, vertical gorges and unbelievable scenery of the Rangitikei River. Rafting under the Bungy bridge visit a secret waterfall. Stop for Picnic lunch and swim. Float quietly through Middle Earth, scenes from the movie Lord of the Rings. The Video says it all. Suitable for all ages.

Scenic 4WD Tour

Enjoy a scenic 4WD with breath taking views. With a short walk to a private lunch spot over looking the Rangitikei River.
Lunch and refreshments included. Perfect for all ages.

Max 5 people.

Or experience the
Makino Mountain Bike Ride

Catch a 4WD Ride with your mountain bike up to the top of the remote Makino Road (gravel road) then take a scenic ride back down to the lodge where the spa will be waiting your return with a cold drink.
Lunch and refreshments included.
Own bikes and helmets needed.

Half Day
Scenic Ruahine Tramp

For the more energetic people, Take a tramp with your own guide up on the Ruahine Range for a picnic lunch. Rewarding views to enjoy.
Lunch and refreshments included. Good fitness level required.

Family Camp Out

Departing from Tarata, rafting through gentle rapids and the crystal clear waters of the Rangitikei River.
Your adventure will take you under the Bungy bridge, Fancy a jump?

Secret waterfalls and unbelievable scenery.
Float quietly through Middle Earth, scenes from the movie Lord of the Rings.
Stop for lots of swims and a picnic lunch.
Rafting Camp-outs
Raft to your camp site.
All camping gear and bush tucker provided.

Mini Rafting

Looking for something a bit more adventurous? Rafting through gentlegrade 1 & 2 rapids – Feels like grade 3 in the Mini Rafts. With crystal clear waters, vertical gorges and unbelievable scenery of the Rangitikei River.

Rafting under the Bungy bridge visit a secret waterfall.

Stop for Picnic lunch and swim and go through scenes from the movie Lord of the Rings.
Our trips are on different sections of river depending on River Conditions and times.
Scenic Trip through Lord of the Rings Scene – 3-4 hours
Wet and Wild, a great trip with lots of waves and splashes – 2-3
Something a bit more Adventurous? Raft down to Gravity Canyon exiting the Gorge via a 80m chairlift. – 1-2 hours

Suitable for allages, we supply all safety gear needed and will cater for all abilities

Farm Fun

Lots for the whole family to enjoy. We are always looking for help to collect the eggs, feed the chickens, pigs, deer, goats,dogs & puppies, rabbit, possums, sheep, llama, and turtles. Plus any extras especially in spring when we are bottle feeding the orphan lambs.

Farm Adventures

4 Wheel Drive Tour
Spot light safari
Bush walks
Farm pets
Clay bird shooting
“Magic carpet” rides
Dingy Golf

Other Activities close by that we can arrange

Horse Trekking
Game Hunting
White Water rafting
Gravity Canyon
Tongariro Crossing
Farm Tours
Mt Ruapehu
Massages