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Tarata Fishaway

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We would thoroughly recommend the two day rafting trip. The scenery was spectacular and although it's not white water there was still enough excitement for our teenage boys. We never saw anybody else on the river so you felt like you were in an isolated...More

Thank dianebD792HN
Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata FishawayResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you all had a wonderful time. Mikayla enjoyed looking after you all and the rafting was alot of fun. Well done Boys! Thankyou for your review and we all look forward to your return. .

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, we are kiwi's ourselves so to find yet another hidden piece of paradise in our own country is wonderful! We were gifted two nights in the River Retreat as a wedding present and had a wonderful time. Brylee was so welcoming and easy to...More

Thank chrissymike
Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata FishawayResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so happy you enjoyed your Wedding present, didn't your Mum do well. "Meals on wheels in gumboots" is the usual thing.LOL So glad you enjoyed your dinner and the spa. I am lucky to have such wonderful staff ! They are the best....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This gem is certainly off the beaten track, that is the charm of the place. No cell signal. WiFi for that urgent email is available at the main house, but put away your electronic devices for a stay of at least several days. This is...More

Thank Don L
Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata FishawayResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you guys for your wonderful words. You wrote so well and it made me smile. 40 years married and still doing all the things you love! Yes we lucky to live in such a gorgeous piece of New Zealand and it is special that...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017

After pulling off the mostly empty highway onto the totally empty access road and continuing to drive a number of kilometers, I thought our travel agent had lost her mind. Why had she sent us so far off the not-even beaten path to a fishing...More

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Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata FishawayResponded 19 December 2017

Wow is that about us (: Thankyou for the lovely kind words and I will pass on to the rest of the family. We wish you could have stayed longer too. Your travel agent is a Star. We love sharing our beautiful piece of New...More

Reviewed 5 December 2017

What can I say, this place is all you ever want, for a couple or a large group. I had my 60th birthday with family here, stayed in both the Tree House and River Retreat. Trudi, Steve and family made it so special for everyone....More

Thank Travellotz66
Response from Trudi M, Owner at Tarata FishawayResponded 13 December 2017

Thankyou so much for taking the time to make a review. We loved having you and it was so much fun. Time spent with family is so important and so very special. Our lives seem to get so busy and taking time to make memories...More

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Free Parking
Spa
Room Service
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Babysitting
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Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Spa
Hot Tub
Bar/Lounge
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US$89 - US$162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$89 - US$162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"We stayed in the River Retreat as a couple, is very secluded with stunning views and very spacious."
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"Tree house or River retreat for the views"
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"It is a very remote, romantic escape!"
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"if u r 2 opt for river retreat more than 4 book tree top"
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