River Valley Adventure Lodge, Taihape

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River Valley is an adventure lodge situated in stunning scenary, it is located next to the Rangitikei river. Accommodation options vary from camping and bunk rooms to extremely comfortable en-suite riverside guest rooms. There is a cafe and bar on site as well as self catering facilities.

River Valley operates various adventure activities, including Grade 5 white water rafting, scenic rafting, inflatable kayaking, horse trekking, and guided hikes to the summit of Aorangi. Softer activities available are a nine hole golf course, volleyball and petanque! and there is a hot tub, wood burning sauna and infrared sauna to ease those aching muscles after an adrenalin filled day.

Also available in the area is Mokai Gravity Canyon Bungi, at Mokai you can choose to bungy 80 metres, canyon swing (at least 60 metres of free fall!) or hurtle down the worlds highest flying fox at 160kph.

Location and Contact


• If you are traveling South, turn left at the River Valley signpost, 18km after Waiouru.
• If you are traveling North, use the Gretna Hotel in Taihape as your starting point, with the Gretna Hotel on your left. The 32km drive will last around 35 minutes after taking you through some of New Zealand’s finest and most picturesque hill country. Please follow the regular signs to River Valley.
• After turning off State Highway 1, you will cross two bridges coming from Waiouru, and three bridges coming from Taihape.
• The last 1.5 km’s are gravel and take you to the Lodge at the end of Mangahoata Road.



Address: 266 Mangahoata Road, Pukeokahu, Taihape, New Zealand

River Valley Adventure Lodge is listed on the following booking sites:

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Website River Valley Adventure Lodge Taihape www.rivervalley.co.nz/
Phone Number: +64 (0) 638 814 44
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Facilities and Amenities

Adventure Hostels

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Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

BBQ Grill


Clothes Dryer

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments

Entirely Non-Smoking


Hair Dryers

Hot Showers

Hot tub/Jacuzzi



Lounge Area

Movie Library/Rental


Swimming Pool

Table Tennis

Wheelchair Accessible

Service Animals

Max. Age: All Ages

Checkout: 10:00 (10 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: 8 AM - 5 PM (08:00-17:00), and at the bar until midnight.

Size: Large (60-100 beds)


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