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Tarata Fishaway

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Overview
925 Mokai Road Rd 3, Taihape 4793 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Room Service
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Went here with my hubby to celebrate our wedding anniversary. What a lovely place - a little piece of paradise. No internet or cellphone coverage, just what we needed total relaxation away from the hustle and bustle of the outside world. Our hosts Trudi and...More

Thank Vicki D
Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata FishawayResponded 7 March 2018

Thanks guys for your wonderful review. We very much enjoyed having you.The fishermen enjoyed your company too. See you again soon maybe with some family members from the UK. We can fill the rafts and make it a real special adventure from Tarata to the...More

Reviewed 6 February 2018

We would thoroughly recommend the two day rafting trip. The scenery was spectacular and although it's not white water there was still enough excitement for our teenage boys. We never saw anybody else on the river so you felt like you were in an isolated...More

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Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata FishawayResponded 8 February 2018

We are so glad you all had a wonderful time. Mikayla enjoyed looking after you all and the rafting was alot of fun. Well done Boys! Thankyou for your review and we all look forward to your return. .

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Wow, we are kiwi's ourselves so to find yet another hidden piece of paradise in our own country is wonderful! We were gifted two nights in the River Retreat as a wedding present and had a wonderful time. Brylee was so welcoming and easy to...More

Thank chrissymike
Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata FishawayResponded 24 January 2018

We are so happy you enjoyed your Wedding present, didn't your Mum do well. "Meals on wheels in gumboots" is the usual thing.LOL So glad you enjoyed your dinner and the spa. I am lucky to have such wonderful staff ! They are the best....More

Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

This gem is certainly off the beaten track, that is the charm of the place. No cell signal. WiFi for that urgent email is available at the main house, but put away your electronic devices for a stay of at least several days. This is...More

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Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata FishawayResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you guys for your wonderful words. You wrote so well and it made me smile. 40 years married and still doing all the things you love! Yes we lucky to live in such a gorgeous piece of New Zealand and it is special that...More

Reviewed 18 December 2017

After pulling off the mostly empty highway onto the totally empty access road and continuing to drive a number of kilometers, I thought our travel agent had lost her mind. Why had she sent us so far off the not-even beaten path to a fishing...More

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Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata FishawayResponded 20 December 2017

Wow is that about us (: Thankyou for the lovely kind words and I will pass on to the rest of the family. We wish you could have stayed longer too. Your travel agent is a Star. We love sharing our beautiful piece of New...More

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Description
We are a Fishing/Farm lodge in the remote Mokai Valley right on the Rangitikei River. Trout fishing right at your door step. Gorgeous accommodation and amazing scenery. Very quiet and private with own spa pool and ...More the trout fishing is amazing. Enjoy a scenic raft trip or just enjoy the stunning scenery. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Spa
Room Service
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$80 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Rangitikei District > Taihape
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$80 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Rangitikei District > Taihape
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Traveller (49)
Room & Suite (11)
Pool & Beach (7)
Dining (4)
Family and Play Areas (5)
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"We stayed in the River Retreat as a couple, is very secluded with stunning views and very spacious."
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"Tree house or River retreat for the views"
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"It is a very remote, romantic escape!"
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"if u r 2 opt for river retreat more than 4 book tree top"
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