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Tarata Fishaway

925 Mokai Road Rd 3, Taihape 4793 New Zealand See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Room Service
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
Free Parking
Room Service
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$82 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Rangitikei District > Taihape
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Kanuka is something special. The house is immaculately presented but homely and comfortable. Trudy's luxurious touch of fresh flowers throughout the house made us feel special. The view is amazing, especially sitting in the private clifftop spa, and from the spacious deck. It is
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Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata Fishaway
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thankyou for taking the time to send us a review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you for leaving Kanuka lovely and clean. Yes come back over the summer and we will take you rafting and stop to enjoy a picnic lunch and maybe a swim! Have a Merry Christmas and Happy safe New Year. Trudi
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We were lucky to be the first paying guests to stay at the brand new Tarata fishaway accommodation called 'Kanuka'
Kanuka is situated about 10 mins out of Taihape and about 30 minutes away from Tarata lodge itself. It is a brand new 3 bedroom/ 3 bathroom luxury home high on a hil
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Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata Fishaway
Responded 3 weeks ago
Finally we have it all finished and welcomed our first family to stay. Thankyou for your kind words and your feed back. Loved the photo of all of you in the raft. What a gorgeous day. Thank you so much for taking such good care of Kanuka and leaving it so perfect. Have a wonderful Christmas and hope to see you back in 2019. All the best Stephen, Trudi, Mikayla, Steph and Brylee.
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We stayed for 3 nights at the River Retreat to celebrate my wife Gill's birthday. We were welcomed by Mikayla who explained all that we needed to know about how to operate things (including the spa pool) and who ensured throughout our stay that we had everything we needed. The pl
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Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata Fishaway
Responded 16 Oct 2018
Thanks guys. We loved sharing Tarata with you and so glad you had that well deserved relax. Look forward to your return in January. See you next year and this time we will get you on the river. LOL
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This was a fantastic weekend away I had in the dog friendly unit with my mate Kairo ( Border Collie )
This is a separate unit especially for dog owners to bring their beloved companions with them on holiday at is a great idea and I wish more places would do it.
Kairo loved meetin
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Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata Fishaway
Responded 16 Oct 2018
Thankyou Gary and Kairo for writing a review. We loved having you both. Kairo was so well behaved and a natural on the raft. You were too LOL. It was such a lovely day on the river, a perfect way to spend a sunny day. The Tarata animals were very happy to have another 4 legged friend too. We look forward to having you back next year.
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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 Stephen and their d
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Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata Fishaway
Responded 6 Mar 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 New Lodge.
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Treehouse Bay Window Veiw
2 person spa (very cool) at River Retreat
Lounge/Kitchen River Retreat
Our little deck (our own antipasto platter)
Room with a view
"10 minutes from Taihape"
"We stayed in the River Retreat as a couple, is very secluded with stunning views and very spacious."
"Tree house or River retreat for the views"
"It is a very remote, romantic escape!"
"if u r 2 opt for river retreat more than 4 book tree top"
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