Manawatu - An adventure awaits you
Feilding/Manawatu is located in the heart of the lower North Island, with dramatic landscapes sweeping from the Ruahine and Tararua mountain ranges, the picturesque Pohangina Valley, the Manawatu River and majestic gorge, and out to the west coast beaches of Himatangi and Tangimoana – it’s truly an outdoor playground ripe for adventure, discovery and experiences.
Travelling between Taupo and Wellington, you can make the most of the drive with unforgettable stops along the way through the Manawatu Scenic Route – a unique backcountry journey through stunning natural wonders, native bush walks and gorgeous country cafes and shops.
Whether you like to explore the great outdoors, discover quirky museums in quaint villages, enjoy vibrant street art and cafe culture, Manawatu has plenty to offer and will continue to surprise you time after time.
Find out where to stop and stay www.ManawatuNZ.co.nz/roadtrips