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220 Green Rd, RD 6
Palmerston North
New Zealand
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Highden Activities

Highden Activities

providing luxury, boutique accommodation

Fun and Adventure close by

  • Guided fly-fishing and spin-casting for trout in local rivers
  • Guided hunting for fallow and sikka deer
  • Private-plane sightseeing: Ruahines, Mt. Ruapehu, or the Marlborough Sounds
  • Horse-trekking at the foot of the scenic Ruahines
  • Tramping along limestone cliffs and caves, and a fern-blanketed beech forest
  • Deep-sea charter boat fishing for albacore or bottom species
  • Kontiki fishing and beach barbecue (10 person minimum)
  • Guided tour of Feilding saleyards (largest in the Southern Hemisphere)
  • Observe the cutting of beef and lamb by a licensed “homekill” butcher
  • Bird-spotting combined with a nature walk
  • Jet-boating at the Manawatu Gorge
  • Helicopter rides
  • Te Apiti Windfarm—see where the power comes from
  • The Gables—early classic car museum (next property from Highden)
  • Toi Katoa—Maori arts and crafts centre
  • Tui Brewery tour—Mangatainoka
  • Tokomaru Steam Engine Museum—a look back in history
  • New Zealand Rugby Museum—the home of our national sport
  • Pohangina Valley Estate Winery—Manawatu’s premier local vineyard
  • Cross Hills Gardens—one of the world’s best collections of rhododendrons and azaleas
  • Glow worm tour—Makuri Caves in Pohangina Valley
  • Outlet shopping in Otaki
  • Day trip to Martinborough wineries—the home of pinot noir in New Zealand