Coming Up


Open for the 2020 - 2021 season

Awastone's licensed café is now open daily for the summer season from 8am - 8pm. The main kitchen is open Wed - Sun, while on Mon and Tue only the cabinet options are available.

Hot tub bookings, fun 1hr rafting/kayaking bookings and all camping bookings are made at the licensed café or by ringing us direct on 0800 655 747.

Summer Sunday Sessions 2021 Series

The live music Sundays at Awastone are just around the corner. Starting on 10th Jan 2021, the music starts at 4pm and goes till around 7pm. The full menu will be available and there is now extra space for seating looking out to the scenic Rangitikei River. See you then!

On the River

"Family fun "Splash n Giggle" - The Papa Gorge

A fun and safe river adventure to suit all ages. This trip runs for about an hour on the water and is ideally suited to families with young kids. Best time is 10am but you can choose the 12pm or 2pm spot instead. Book Now


Give kayaking a go - no experience required

A fun introduction to the river is a kayak trip with "sit on top" kayaks. These crafts are quite forgiving on the river and a great way to add some adventure into your day.

This trip runs for about an hour on the water and is great way to break up your day between Tongariro National Park and Wellington. Fully guided and catered at end. Meet times 10am, 12pm or 2pm - daily in summer. Book Now


Multisport Grade 2 Kayak Course
Awastone is the North islands premier Multisport training venue, great road cycling, fantastic trail runs and of course the best Grade 2 kayaking in the country. Get in quick to ensure you are on our upcoming list for the Grade 2 kayak programme.

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