New Zealand Fun Family  River Holidays: Under the 3rd largest Viaduct
Mangaweka is the place to stop during your journey through New Zealand. Fun raft trips for all ages, riverside motor camps and other accommodation, swimming, great trout fishing, galleries, bike trails and the iconic DC3 on SH1. Next stop Mangaweka!

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Mangaweka Adventure Company, "MAC", has an extensive range of products including multi day river journeys and day river trips. All of the trips are run on the beautiful Rangitikei River as seen in Lord of the Rings movie. The family trips are run on Grade 2 water and they offer the opportunity to run kayaks as well as rafts on our trips. No Experience is necessary and best of all, its fun and easy!

The family camping trips are among the best in New Zealand and range from 2 days to four days. Children from as young as 4 years old to as old as "the days" are welcome. All the river gear, trained experienced guides - with heaps of character- and camping gear is supplied. You bring your sleeping bag and funny t-shirts for interesting conversation.The two day Grade 5 trip is quite exclusive and is suitable for reasonably fit participants. A minimum age of 13 years is required.

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The quick overnight campout is great for kids! Meet at The Mangaweka International Airport, pack your stuff and get away for 24 hours into the deep in the heart of the Utiku Sandstone Gorge.Minimum of 4 people. Bookings essential.

The jewel of the Rangitikei is through the Mokai Gorge. The campsites are set deep in the heart of the gorges with quiet isolation only the river can provide. Native Flora and Fuana abound and heaps of Grade 2 rapids ensure fun river running for everyone. Minimum of 4 people. Bookings essential.

Day trips taking about 2 hrs are great! "MAC" are located only 5 minutes from the river and their meeting base is on St Hwy 1. Its easy to find, easy to join a trip, or even make your own private trip (at no extra cost). You get completely refreshed and still have time to get to your next destination!

Day Trips exploring the river all day are a pleasure! Lunch & transport are included. Most areas enjoyed are only accessiable by raft or kayak. Various accommodation options are available so no need to rush off.

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"MAC" are about family fun and enjoyment. Clients become one of the family in explorations of the river - not just another number. Trips are suited to your needs and requirements, so contacting the them is always the best way to get what you want!

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Mangawharariki Rd, Mangaweka, Manawatu-wanganui 4797, New Zealand
coffeeThe Hub Cafe
2 Mangawharaiki Rd, Mangaweka, Manawatu, New Zealand
publicartYellow Church Gallery
9 Mangawharariki Rd, Mangaweka, Manawatu, New Zealand
museum-historicalMangaweka Museum
10 Mangawharariki Rd, Mangaweka, Manawatu, New Zealand
hiking-tourismConservation Walk
Te Kapua Rd, Mangaweka, Manawatu, New Zealand
hostelThe Logs Accommodation
1 Raumaewa Rd, Mangaweka, Manawatu, New Zealand
Bungy & Flying Fox Bookings
2 Mangawharariki Rd, Mangaweka, Manawatu-wanganui 4746, New Zealand
campingMotor Camp
143 Ruahine Rd, Mangaweka 4797, Manawatu New Zealand
8 Ruahine Rd, Mangaweka, Manawatu, New Zealand
Heritage Walk
Kawhatau Valley Rd, Mangaweka 4797, New Zealand

Nearby Attractions & Services

DC-3 Aeroplane Expereince
on site
Mangaweka Riverside Campgrounds
1 mile
Free scenic bush walks
1 mile
Art Galleries
50 metres
Flat Hills Maze
3 miles
Local wool products shopping
5 miles
Various Accommodation Options

Cafe & Post Office
on site
Heritage Museum
80 metres
Heritage Museum
80 metres

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Paul and Tricia Eames (View My Profile)
New Zealand's family fun stop halfway between Taupo and Wellinton. "MAC" offer river adventures that suit all ages and are quick fun breaks in your journey. Meet us at the iconic DC3 on State Highway One. An adventure your whole family will remember.

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New Zealand Fun Family River Holidays
St Hwy 1
Mangaweka, New Zealand 4746

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