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Tarata Fishaway

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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
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Reviewed 5 May 2014

Charming. We arrived late, and the proprietor (I forget his name) had a hearty meal ready that his wife prepared. My husband and I drank some wine and danced to old records before bed. A lovely honeymoon memory that made us want our own record-player...More

Thank Countess_Nomad
Reviewed 28 April 2014

The standard advice when tarevlling New Zeeland seems to be: "don't pend to much time on the North Island". This is a shame, as many risk not getting the chance to visit Tarata Fishaway. This wonderful family run establishment is set in stunning environments, with...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 28 December 2013

Ten of us stayed in the tree house for four days over Christmas. We had a blast! Amazing views out our windows of the Rangitikei gorge. The kids loved the activities: mini golf (not the usual), magic carpet ride, skeet shooting, river rafting, trout fishing,...More

Thank Lastinger
Reviewed 19 December 2013

We were fortunate to stay 2 nights at the River Retreat and were drowned with amazing views. Steven with his unique sense of humour, shared stories with us and made us laugh. We had a barbecue at the patio of the River Retreat and soaked...More

Thank mikaomarr
Reviewed 26 November 2013

We stayed at the River Retreat for two nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We stayed at this place because we needed somewhere close to the Gravity Canyon Flying fox/bungy centre. This is just 6kms (down a gravel road) from there and it had good...More

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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, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$80 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Rangitikei District > Taihape
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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