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Tarata Fishaway

5251 Mokai Road | RD 3, Taihape, New Zealand
Tarata Fishaway
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An outstanding days guided raft fly fishing today with Steve and Brierley. Many fish on the bank. Steve is an outstanding guide who is lucky enough to guide on a world class trout fishery. He knows the names and addresses of every fish in this sensational river and works hard to ensure every client has an outstanding day. Thanks!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for three nights, including my wife's 50th birthday. The river retreat is such a lovely place to unwind and relax. Especially the spa pool just at the edge of the cliff. Sitting in there under the stars at night time with a glass of red is truly magical. But also the tree house has just magnificent views into... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The 2 nights spent in this lodge were a gift from friends. I chose to do little with the possibilities available but I did enjoy much needed sleep and no distractions from internet, cell phones and the like. I also joined Stephen (owner) in his home to watch the All Blacks play South Africa (on Sky) I recommend this place... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This place is magic. Cosy and comfortable. The perfect retreat. We spent ages in the outdoor hot tub listening to the birds. The hosts are freindly and nothing is a problem. The surroundings are beautiful.

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Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We absolutely love this place - top quality in an amazing location. If you need to blob this is the place to go. If you want to go for a helicopter flight it can be arranged for the pick up right here. We stayed a night in the bush with chopper drop off and pick up then came back to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 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 back home. In the morning we awoke to a misty gorge. The proprietor took us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 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 views that take your breath away! On top of this, the home cooked meals are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 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, sheep shearing, goat feeding and the highlight…possum hunting. Steve and Trudi were gracious hosts and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 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 in the hot tub afterwards. Very romantic place to stay and would recommend to anyone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 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 reviews on trip advisor. The river treat is a beautiful little cottage with both indoor... More 

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Address: 5251 Mokai Road | RD 3, Taihape, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Rangitikei District > Taihape
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9

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