Experience the region & beyond from RF

Centrally located, RF is a perfect base to explore from  

 

Explore the beautiful Rangitikei Region…

Scenic Flights

Experience the adrenalin and thrill of a joy ride in a MD520 Notar Helicopter. Our Helicopter guide Owen Harvey from Aerowork, can take three people at a time and can fly you anywhere, depending on your budget of course. Popular options are flying over the farm, up to National Park or over the Rangitikei River. If you are lucky (or unlucky), he might just turn you upside down!
Price: Dependent on numbers & availability.

Gravity Canyon

Gravity Canyon is New Zealand’s biggest Adventure playground, located alongside the Rangitikei River deep within the Mokai Canyon.   You can choose to face your fears by Bungy jumping 80 metres off New Zealand’s Highest Bridge Bungy, Freefalling   50 metres into the Mokai Canyon on the Giant Swing above the mighty Rangitikei River or Ride the World’s most Amazing Flying Fox at 1.1km long, reaching speeds of up to 160kph. For the kids or those who are not into Extreme things, you can ride the unique water powered chairlift, dine at the High Times Cafe or use the free internet connections.
Prices: Start at $60

Cycle the Rangitikei Region

Gorges to Sea and simply “gorgeous to see”, the total cycle way is over 170 kilometres long and made up of 4 cycle trails. The cycleway starts south of the Volcanic Plateau and follows the Rangitikei River to the sea. With breath-taking scenery and a variety of ascents/descents, the Rangitikei Gorges to Sea Trails offer something for everyone, from a leisurely family outing to an almighty challenge for even the fittest of cyclists.Situated right near the end of the Stage 3 of the cycle way, RF is the ideal place for you to stop for the night and have some more fun before you get back on your bike again.Pick ups and drop off’s can be arranged.

White Cliff Boulders

These magical and extremely intriguing Boulders are a must see.   They are known as cannon ball concretions made from mudstone. It is believed that millions of years ago rivers carried sediment from eroding land out to sea. Some are particularly large and are just amazing!   Enjoy a 2 km guided walk down to the Boulders over farm land with amazing views. Relax at the Boulders with a picnic basket. Transport to this remote (45 minutes away) and special peace of paradise is included.
Price: $75 per person, minimum of 2 people.

Mangaweka Adventure Company

MAC Offer a variety of fun safe river trips for everyone:

  • 1 hr Family river trips from ages 3 yrs and up
  • 1 hr Kayaking adventures for anyone trying something new
  • Day journeys exploring river gorges
  • Overnight remote expeditions

They provide the rafting gear, friendly professional guides, transport and fun experiences on the Rangitikei River.
Explore the Rangitikei River with the Mangaweka Adventure Company. From “Mild to Wild” they have all of the rafting and kayaking options covered.
Prices: Start from $60

 

Enjoy our neighbouring regions with Pathfinder Tours…

Wine Tours

Head to Hawkes Bay or Martinborough for the day for a wine tour. Price includes all wine tasting fees, transport, lunch and glass of wine with lunch. Pick up and drop off to RF.
From $175 per person

Golf Tours

Choose from a massive selection of amazing NZ golf courses. Together with Pathfinders we run one, two and three day golf trips around some of our favourite and interesting courses around the central and lower North Island. Stay overnight in our comfortable chalet and enjoy a different course each day. Different courses and customised trips are easily arranged. Just let us know what you wish for and we’ll do our best to make it happen. Pick up and drop off to RF.
From $175 per person

Hiking & Cycling Tours

New Zealand boasts some of the most amazing natural wilderness in the world. Throughout the Central North Island there are some of the best tracks to access the heart and soul of our beautiful country. Price includes transport, accommodation, bike Hire, park fees, breakfasts & packed lunches. Helmets are mandatory for all bike riders. Pick up & drop off to RF.
From $175 per person

Fishing Tours

Lake Taupo is renowned for some of the best Trout fishing in the world. The many surrounding rivers and streams offer a natural haven for some of the best Fly-fishing in the world. We utilise only the best local operators and guides to offer you some of the best fishing you will ever find. We arrive at a private chalet accommodation the evening before the first days fishing and get a good nights sleep. Early the next morning we head to the charter or meet your fly fishing guide. Pick up and drop off to RF.
From $175 per person

Wind Farm Tours

The Te Apiti and Tararua windfarms overlook the city of Palmerston North above the Manawatu Gorge. The tours include several other activities along the way and can be run over 3 or 5 hours depending on which activities you wish to do. Pick up and drop off to RF.
From $95 per person

Ski Trips

Custom-made ski and snow-boarding holiday packages to Mount Ruapehu in picturesque Ohakune, based within New Zealand’s North Island. We will arrange all your ski lift passes, lessons, rental of equipment and snow clothing.
We also provide return transport, daily mountain shuttles, accommodation in our alpine chalet, a personal host/driver and breakfast to fuel you for an epic day on the mountain. Group sizes from 2 to 10 people can be accommodated. Pick up and drop off to RF.
From $295 per person