Stay awhile in Levin and enjoy beach walks, mountains and bargains. Wander the broad sands of Waitārere Beach, then head into town to browse the factory outlet shops.
The town of Levin serves the local agricultural community with plenty of fresh produce available at road side stalls.
Thrifty shoppers can make the most of the many second-hand stores, outlet shops, and antique stores in Levin.
Levin is a great place to base yourself when exploring the wider Horowhenua area. With the Tasman Sea coast on one side and the Tararua Ranges on the other, Levin can offer a wide range of outdoor adventures.
Lake Horowhenua is a sanctuary for birds. To the south of Levin you'll find Lake Papaitonga which is surrounded by native forest. To the east of Levin you'll find the majestic Tararua Ranges and trekking / tramping tracks at Makahika.
For a fun-filled day, the kids can enjoy the ropes course, climbing wall and swings at Levin Adventure Park(opens in new window) and jump onboard the free model train on weekends and during the school holidays.
Wander through Nola Simpson Rose Garden(opens in new window), Prouse Bush Walkway(opens in new window) through native forests and the historic Muaūpoko(opens in new window) Park(opens in new window).
Base yourself in Levin to explore the Horowhenua region and venture to the mountains, lakes, rivers and beaches which are all within 20 minutes' drive of each other and enjoy the spectacular views of the Tararua Ranges.