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    Tarata Fishaway

    925 Mokai Road | Rd 3, Taihape 4793, New Zealand
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    Traveller (47)
    Room & Suite (9)
    Pool & Beach (7)
    • Excellent97%
    • Very good3%
    • Average0%
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    “tree house” (11 reviews)
    “trout” (7 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Meeting Rooms
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
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    1 - 5 of 59 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    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
    Reviewed 4 days ago 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

    Thank Don L
    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

    Thank NCPhotoTraveler
    Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata FishawayResponded 5 weeks ago

    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

    Reviewed 5 December 2017

    What can I say, this place is all you ever want, for a couple or a large group. I had my 60th birthday with family here, stayed in both the Tree House and River Retreat. Trudi, Steve and family made it so special for everyone....More

    Thank Travellotz66
    Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata FishawayResponded 14 December 2017

    Thankyou so much for taking the time to make a review. We loved having you and it was so much fun. Time spent with family is so important and so very special. Our lives seem to get so busy and taking time to make memories...More

    Reviewed 7 October 2017

    We had a wonderful time at Tarata Fishaway Lodge, it was the most beautiful setting and we so much enjoyed being able to share the experience with our pooch. So many things to do on the property, even pup got to come white water rafting!...More

    Thank ashleighdmellow
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$88 - US$161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Manawatu-Wanganui Region >
    • Rangitikei District >
    • Taihape
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    Traveller (47)
    Room & Suite (9)
    Pool & Beach (7)
    Dining (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (44)
    Family and Play Areas (5)
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    Room Tips
    "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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