Manawatu Scenic Route


  • Lookout
  • Picnic
  • Roadside pit stop

This scenic route is the perfect alternatove to SH1 and offers you a wide range of activities, from secret swimming holes, walks and hikes through ancient native bush, horse treks at high altitude as well as gardens and heritage collections galore. Heading down the Pohangina Valley, this route takes you on an incredible journey through an evolving landscape and offers you an insight into real kiwi backcountry where the journey is as much a part of the adventure as the destination.

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