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
$34 - $185

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Tucked away at the base of the Ruahine Ranges and Mt. Aorangi, on the banks of the Rangitikei River, River Valley Lodge is the perfect escape from the stress of every day life.

We have a range of accommodation options from backpacker style bunk rooms, to campsites through to deluxe Riverside Suites perfect for a romantic weekend away.

We are an Adventure Lodge. We highly value getting out on both the river and land, exploring, experiencing, normally by raft or horseback. If being within cell phone reception or shopping is an essential part of your day then River Valley is not for you.


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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 $34.00 - $185.00
Further pricing information:
Commission rate available on application

Language support

  Written Spoken
French NO YES

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