River Valley Lodge

River Valley Lodge is New Zealand's original Adventure Lodge. It's beautiful riverside location is the perfect base from which one can raft through the canyons of the Rangitikei River, or horse trek over dramatic North Island hill country.

Per night
$31 - $175

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Are you a person who values getting away from the tourist hubs?

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Do you despair that everywhere you go becomes increasingly the same?

Then River Valley Lodge maybe for you, but it is not for everyone.

We are an Adventure Lodge. We highly value getting out on both the river and land, exploring, experiencing, normally by raft or horseback.

On the other hand, if being outside cell phone reception for more than a few minutes is a major issue, or where shopping is a an essential part of your day - then do not come to River Valley!

River Valley Lodge has accommodation choices from backpacker to comfortable riverside ensuited rooms. There is a restaurant and bar within the main Lodge.

We are 32 kms from the nearest town, Taihape.


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Physical address

River Valley Lodge, 266 Mangahoata Road, Pukeokahu, Taihape, Manawatu, 4792, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
24 hour operation. Reception open 8am - 5pm.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Conference Facilities
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Licensed Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Spa Pool
Proximity to airport:
2 hours drive
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Pricing and Conditions

Per night $31.00 - $175.00
Further pricing information:
Commission rate available on application

Language support

  Written Spoken
French NO YES

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