Manawatu-Whanganui is a region in the lower half of the North Island of New Zealand, with its main centres being Palmerston North and Whanganui.
Discover native habitats on walks & hikes, cycle scenic country landscapes, or unwind with a round of golf.
Discover the Manawatu Whanganui region by bike and enjoy spectacular scenery through the Manawatu Cycle Way, part of the New Zealand Cycle Trail.
Adventure awaits you in this region with white-water rafting, horse riding, four-wheel driving, jet boating, bungee jumping and even V8 racing.
Explore the real New Zealand on The Country Road. Set in rural Manawatu, The Country Road scenic routes and experiences takes you on journeys between the highways through rural landscapes. These are journeys where off-the-beaten-track excursions allow you to discover hidden places and tucked away treasures ranging from convivial country cafes and pubs; heritage sites, galleries and gardens, to scenic reserves, day walks, swimming holes, glow-worm caves, picnic areas, and camping spots. Meet the locals, discover man-caves of fascinating collections and enjoy world-class scenery from the roadside.
After an active day of adventuring, take the time relax, recover and unwind at a local spa. Click here to see all spas located in Manawatu Wanganui
Palmerston North City, Feilding and Manawatu has a diverse range of accommodation, from hotels and motels to charming Bed & Breakfasts, modern country retreats and traditional kiwi farmstays.