ABODE TARARUA - Discover The Elements in Tararua Country
TUI BREWERY - Come in for a tasting, we have Mangatainoka's finest on tap (Tui for those of you who are a bit slow) as well as a couple of special brews that are avaliable only at Tui HQ.
For your efforts, we will even let you steal the glass.
Tui HQ - Open 
Monday - Thursday - 9.59am-4.03pm
Friday - Sunday - 10.03am-5.01pm
Tui HQ Tui Brewery, State Highway 2, Mangatainoka - Phone: 06 376 0815
Website:  www.tui.co.nz  (you're on it corkie)
Tararua Tiki Tours
Contact: Tricia or Rob
Mobile: 027 460 0812
A privately owned and family operated business.
Providing a shuttle service, half day and full day tours, themed tours.
$10 - Shuttle to Gorge, $100 - half day tour, $150 full day tour.
Rob and Tricia can show you the delights and surprises of Tararua.
Minimum of 2 people, maximum of 6.
Bookings can also be made through the Tararua i SITE 06 376 0217
Purple Haze Lavender & Cafe
Short Rd, Mangatainoka
Contact: Sally Engi
Phone: 06 376 8453
Mobile: 027 5117445

Open Wed - Sundays 10am - 4pm
Great coffee, tasty food in rural surroundings. Catering for funchtions. Evening meals for 8 or more by prior arrangement. Lavender at best Jan-Feb. Products for sale, Nursery. Bus tours welcome
Graelynn Lavender
1083 McLean Street, Woodville
Contact: Carolyn & Graeme Barrell
Phone: 06 376 5114
Fax: 06 376 5329
Mobile: 0274 599 109
Lavender Farm - quality New Zealand lavender products for everyday use. Lavender Farm, will introduce the visitors to the process of growing and distilling Lavender Essential Oil. Best time to visit is DECEMBER & JANUARY when the plants are in full flower. Harvesting takes place in late January or early February. Products and gifts available for purchase. Grower and producer of New Zealand Lavender products. Guest speakers, viewing and sales. Phone for group bookings. Here you can learn all about the growing, harvesting and distilling of lavender oil and what products it can be used in as well as its uses. Groups and large parties are welcome and hosts Graeme and Carolyn will take the time to share the process with you.
Open Nov- March daily 9am - 9pm, any other times by arrangement, also available for speaking engagements
Manawatu Gorge Experience Jet Boat Experience
departs Woodville Ferry Domain
Contact: Mark and Claire Wickham
Phone: 0800 WIKEDJET (0800 945 335)
Mobile: 027 3999 107
Thrilling 25 minute jet boat rides through the Manawatu Gorge. See the stunning scenery of the Gorge from the Manawatu River and experience the thrill of passing by huge boulders and whizzing through chutes. Experience the famous Hamilton 360 degree spin at your request. Departures from Woodville Ferry Reserve. $450 flat rate for boat for less than 6 people (will include 2 rides, up river and through Gorge twice) for 6 or more people the price is $65 p/p. Bookings essential. 
Timeless Horse Treks
Gorge Road, RD 3, Ballance Pahiatua
Contact: Cameron Horne
Phone: 06 376 6157
Fax: 06 376 7188
Mobile: 0274 468 536
Enjoy our Peaceful One Hour River Trail ($35.00),
Two Hour Scenic Hill Country ($65.00),
Half-Day Style and Tararua Wind Farm Trek ($95.00). Overnight Trek $175. 
We have well mannered Trekking Horses to suit all ages and rider types .
Group Packages, Riverside Picnics, Campfire Style BBQ's, Overnight Treks, Cafe and Gift Shop.
Tractor Shed Museum
211 Troup Rd, Woodville
Contact: Sally & Glen Lett
Phone: 06 3765 876
A large collection of tractors, some as old as 100 years.
Viewing by appointement.
Donations appreciated.
International Police Museum & Museum Lodge
133 High Street, Dannevirke
Contact: Maureen & Bruce Lyon
Phone: 06 374 6455
Mobile: 021 897880 or 027 459880
Luxury Bed & Breakfast with a fascinating history. Located in the heart of Dannevirke. Two luxury bedrooms with private bathrooms upstairs, (King or King single beds).
Wheelchair access suite downstairs (can sleep 4 people in 2 rooms) with private wet area bathroom.
Bathrobes in all rooms, comfortable lounges. well stocked library, dining room and sun lounge.
Tariff: Japanese & Royale rooms (Upstairs) $150 2 persons, Single $125
Art Deco suite (downstairs) $225 4 persons, $150 2 persons, Single $125, includes cooked or continental breakfast and complimentary admission into the International Police Museum.
All Out War Paintball
553 Mangaroa Road, Eketahuna
Contact: Tony Lindsey
Phone: 06 375 8086
Mobile: 027 956 8849
Paintball involves 2 teams of 4 - 5 players.
Suitable for team building, groups, events or just a fun activity with family or friends.
Minimum group is 6 people.
Bookings are essential.
Cost is from $40.00 per person.
Old clothing is advised
Herdword. The New Zealand Centre of Equine Psychology and Behaviour
Contact: Jane Taylor-Young
Phone: 0800 43 73 73
Embark on a unique journey into the heart and mind of the horse and the natural principles of 'Leadership'. Jane Taylor-Young is internationally renowned for her ability to influence the extent of the horse's performance without using force and runs the New Zealand Centre of Equine Psychology and Behaviour at Pongaroa. Available for one person or groups of up to six. Team building is also catered for.
Half day to 3 week programmes are available.
Accommodation and meals are provided.
Bookings through the Herdword website: www.herdword.co.nz or by phone 0800 43 73 73 (Adults Only)
Middleton Model Railway
36 Morgans Road, Eketahuna
Contact: Colin & Biddy Fraser-Davies
Phone: 06 3758634
Fax: 06 375 8630
The Middleton Model railway is one of the largest layouts in the country. It depicts an area in the English midlands in 00 gauge . Over 300m of track, 225 sets of points and 8 stations. Interactive childrens layout. Interactive display for all ages, young and old. Trains 1950's - 1990.
 Open weekends and public holidays 11am - 4.30pm or by arrangement. School Holidays - open daily 2pm - 4.30 pm.
Christmas Day to  Waitangi Day open everyday from 11am to 4.30pm. Price range: $10 per family. Family is 2 adults and all your children. No limit. Group bookings of 10 or more will receive a group discount.
Timeless Tours Limousine Hire - Dannevirke
Contact: Russell Phillips
Phone: 027 TIMELESS
Mobile: 027 846 35377
2 cadillac Limousines for hire each seating 5 adults comfortably or 7 adults short distance.
Corporate events, private tours, weddings, Balls, Christmas events or your own special occasion. Heaters, air conditioners and CD music system in limousines. POA
If you're wanting to hold an event or function in the area try the new:
Located on the corner of Fergusson & Vogel Streets
Offering meeting facilities, kitchen facilites and large outdoor field area
For enquiries & bookings contact our local I-site on 06 376 0217 or 0800 827 278
For more Things To Do & See While visiting "Tararua Country"
Check out our local disctrict website: www.tararua.com
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