location

Pakira is located directly on State Highway 4, just 50kms from Wanganui and 40kms from Ohakune. With the mountains close, the Mangawhero River just metres away theres always plenty to do.

Pakira
4300 State Highway 4
RD 3
Wanganui

Travel times to...

 – Wanganui 40mins
 – Ohakune 35mins
 – Mt Ruapehu, Turoa Skifield 45mins
 – Tongariro National Park 60mins
 – Raukawa falls 10mins

Local attractions

Wanganui 

 – Paddle Steamer, Waimarie
 – Durie Hill Elevator/Tower
 – Ward Observatory
 – Kowhai Park, childrens playground
 – Whanganui Riverboat Museum
 – Virginia Lake & Park
 – Winter Gardens
 – Botanic Gardens
 – Whanganui River: swimming, rafting, jetboating
 – Bridge to Nowhere tours
 – Bushy Park

Ruapehu

 – Mt Ruapehu: Turoa skiing/snowboarding
 – Tongariro National Park: Tongariro Crossing, mountainbiking, hiking