Fully furnished 3 bedroom house. Full kitchen including all utensils and cooking equipment. Heat pump in lounge and master bedroom. Situated in the desirable Rangiroa suburb. Tennis courts opposite. Large north facing deck. An easy walk to supermarket and cafes in town.
Taumarunui is uniquely situated within easy access to many popular cycle trails.The Timber Trail, considered one of the North Islands best cycle trails, is situated 15 minutes out of Taumarunui, finishing at the old sawmill settlement of Ongarue. Other popular trails include 42 Traverse, and Fishers Track.
The Wanganui River Journey, a 145km river journey from Taumarunui to Pipiriki. Allow 5 days. The offical start is at Taumarunui's Cherry Grove, the meeting point of the two great rivers - The Ongarue and the Wanganui. A Journey of culture and history, taking in the well known Bridge to Nowhere.
The Tongariro National Park is NZ's oldest national park, with dual heritage status recognising the important Maori culture, & volcanic features. Popular summer hikes feature The Tongariro Crossing & The Northern Circuit. In winter ski Whakapapa and Turoa situated on North Islands highest mountain, Ruapehu
The Te Araroa Trail is a 3000km route stretching from Cape Reinga in the North of New Zealand to Bluff in the South. Taumarunui is a key stop on this must do walk, spend time here while you are walking the trail to explore the region and restock on supplies for the onward journey.
The mighty Wanganui River with its deep pools and bouldery runs, offer excellent nymph, wet fly and dry fly fishing for large aggressive Rainbow and Brown trout. This was the location for the World Fly Fishing Champs in 2008 and is renowned as one of the best. Visit Seriously Outdoors Taumarunui for advice.
Forgotten World Adventures, centrally located on Hakiaha Street (Taumarunui's main street)will take you on a self propelled rail journey on the decommissioned rail line that runs from Taumarunui to Stratford. Formed in the late 19th century, Forgotten World Highway is remote and mysterious to the extreme.