Mangaweka Adventure Company

The historic, small town of Mangaweka is between between Lake Taupo and Wellington on State Highway 1.
Take a break and enjoy the spectacular Papa (clay) cliffs and hidden canyons of the Rangitikei River.


While most of Mangaweka Adventure Company's trips are ideally suited towards families and large diverse groups, there is a wide range of other products including Whitewater Kayaking, Grade 5 whitewater action, kayak schools and multiday river journeys.

Find an upcoming trip to sign up for.

Riverside Venue

Awastone is a new private riverside venue fantastic for weddings, special gatherings, meetings or conference groups.

Stay With Us

Make your visit to the Rangitikei an overnight affair with one of our many accommodation options.

Luxurious riverside lodgings, riverside camping and hosted rural retreats provide a range of options to suit your taste, budget and the experience you are looking for.