Hotels in Tararua Forest Park, New Zealand

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Tararua Forest Park overview

Tararua Forest Park is a secluded hideaway surrounded by picturesque views of beaches and islands. You'll enjoy Tararua Forest Park's natural features and riverfront, along with outdoor areas for horseback riding and biking. Nature lovers will find plenty of places to explore such as Worser Bay and Putangirua Pinnacles. There's plenty to explore, including local sights like Otaki Gorge and Otaki River Walks. Whatever you're into, Tararua Forest Park has something for you.

Where to stay in Tararua Forest Park

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Tararua Forest Park has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Tararua Forest Park with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Tararua Forest Park hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Tararua Forest Park hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Tararua Forest Park

Fly in to Paraparaumu (PPQ), 17.8 mi (28.6 km) from downtown Tararua Forest Park. Palmerston North (PMR-Palmerston North Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 39.6 mi (63.8 km) away.

What to see around Tararua Forest Park

Fun activities are on hand such as biking, boating, and ferry rides, along with attractions such as:
  • • Otaki River Walks
  • • Mount Bruce Lookout Walk
  • • Wellington City Walkways
  • • Grand Etang Shoreline Trail
  • • Morne LaBaye Trail
Its beaches, forests, and riverfront are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Otaki Gorge
  • • Otaki Beach
  • • Worser Bay
  • • Nga Manu Nature Reserve
  • • Levin Public Gardens
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Southward Car Museum
  • • Waikanae Beach
  • • Levin Racecourse
  • • Lindale Park
  • • Putangirua Pinnacles

When to visit Tararua Forest Park

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 69°F day, 53°F night
  • April-June: 65°F day, 43°F night
  • July-September: 58°F day, 42°F night
  • October-December: 68°F day, 47°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 9.69 inches
  • April-June: 13.03 inches
  • July-September: 14.13 inches
  • October-December: 12.28 inches
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