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    Tarata Fishaway

    925 Mokai Road | Rd 3, Taihape 4793, New Zealand
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    “tree house” (10 reviews)
    “trout” (7 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Hot Tub
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    Reviewed 15 December 2015

    We came here as a group of Aussie fly fishers on the recommendation of one of our club members and the experience of the rafting trip far exceeded our expectations. From the outset we were warmly and enthusiastically greeted by Steve and after Trudi arranged...More

    Thank ith47
    Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata FishawayResponded 15 March 2016

    Thank you so much for your lovely review. The season continued to be outstanding. With great weather and fishing. Look forward to your return.

    Reviewed 9 December 2015

    My husband and I recently spent a weekend at Tarata with our son and his partner. The whole experience was great right from the get go. Trudy and Steve were amazing hosts and the treehouse accommodation was perfect. The fridge was stocked with breakfast supplies...More

    Thank sidNelson
    Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata FishawayResponded 15 March 2016

    Thank you for the praise. Its easy to do what we do and share with visitors like you.

    Reviewed 30 August 2015

    Outstanding weekend, Tarata is a beautiful gem that will always hold warm memories for us. Can't wait to return and share the heaven again. Awesome hosts (thank you Trudi and Steve), fantastic location and incredible accommodation!! Highly recommended. 😀💝😀

    Thank Linda P
    Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata FishawayResponded 3 September 2015

    Thanks Linda, Hopefully you can come back this Summer and have your day on the River Fishing.

    Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

    This one of those hidden gems in the North Island if New Zealand. Stunning scenery from a cosy retreat with a lot of detail and care put in it (turntable with a lot if oldies rock classics included!!) The experience of enjoying the private hot...More

    Thank Enrique C
    Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata FishawayResponded 3 September 2015

    Thank you. Its great that the old records are still getting some use. Look forward to your next visit.

    Reviewed 27 August 2015

    From the perspective of a keen (read fanatical) fly angler Tarata is heaven on earth. Not only is the accommodation very comfortable and well appointed, but to have a world class trout fishery a stones-throw from the jacuzzi is almost too much! I highly recommend...More

    Thank Neils01
    Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata FishawayResponded 3 September 2015

    Thank you very much for your great review. Looking like a great season. Roll on summer. Hope to see you again soon.

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
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    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • US$83 - US$153 (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 (44)
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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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    "Tree house is excellent, spar and wine and view."
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