Palmerston North City & Manawatu

Top 10 Attractions around Manawatu

Coach house

Coach House Museum

Feilding’s Coach House Museum is home to an outstanding collection of rural NZ heritage, showcasing over 140 years of history. Visit the Coach House and enjoy a fascinating historical journey through the lives of early settlers and the development of the Region.



Feilding-Farmers-Market-Feilding on a Friday

Feilding is a beautiful town, and on Fridays it really comes alive with much to see and do. The iconic Feilding Saleyards Guided Tour is a must-do where you can meet the local farmers and watch live cattle and sheep auctions. Then pop over to the Feilding Farmers’ Market and try out local produce and tasty artisan products like wine, cheese, breads, honeys and more.


Rugby-MuesumNew Zealand Rugby Museum

Experience the journey of the sport that shaped a nation. Discover some of the world’s rarest rugby artefacts, and learn about some of the rugby greats. Get active in the ‘Have A Go’ area and tackle, scrum,  jump, sprint and kick like the rugby legends.


Flip CityFlip City Trampoline Park

Home to NZ’s only trampoline half pipe, Flip City is all about active indoor fun with interconnected trampolines, a 2 metre high challenge wall, dodge ball sessions and weekly flip fitness classes.



mangaweka-adventureMangaweka Adventure Company  

The Rangitikei River’s deep gorges are unique, serving up mild to wild journeys, from one hour scenic paddles to four-day adventures. Take the kids on the Papa Gorge family fun rafting trip and book in to the campground, or grab some mates for the half day raft and kayak combo.



River_Valley_rafting_Fu_Fang_Falls_CREDIT_RIVERVALLEYRAFTINGRiver Valley Rafting

Discover the magic and beauty of the Rangitikei River on world class river rafting tours, from the intensity of a half day on the Grade 5 sections, gentle family floating trips to multi day wilderness adventures. After a day of adventure, enjoy a restful stay in the on-site River Valley Lodge.


Te ManawaTe Manawa

The cultural heart of Palmerston North City, Te Manawa is a museum of art, science and history. Learn about the Manawatu region’s nationally significant taonga, as well as contemporary art, science and heritage collections.



The Herb FarmThe Herb Farm

Set on four acres of themed gardens, the family owned business has been producing 100 percent natural skincare and healing products sustainably on-site for the past 20 years. Enjoy fresh, local produce when dining in the cafe and feel your cares melt away during a much deserved pampering session in the beauty retreat.


Tui-buildingTui HQ

Home of all things Tui, including the iconic Tui Tower in Mangatainoka. Enjoy a guided tour to hear the fascinating history of one of New Zealand’s favourite brews in the museum of ‘His-Tui’, and go through the factory to see how it’s made. Indulge in a beer tasting, including a special brew that is only served here and nowhere else.


Ezyrider Electric Bikes

You will be sure to have a beaming smile after exploring our beautiful city zipping along the Manawatu River Pathway at up to 30kph (power assisted pedalling) on Ezyrider’s electric bikes. Great reviews, affordable and lots of fun. No sweating. Free delivery & collection at your Hotel/Motel.



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