Egmont National Park offers lush waterfalls rainforests and mossy swamps. Located at the heart of the park is Mount Taranaki, New Zealand's most perfectly formed volcano.
The Pouakai Crossing walk, which traverses the slopes of Mount Taranaki and the adjoining Pouakai Ranges, is building up to be one of New Zealand’s great one-day walks, requiring similar effort to the Tongariro Crossing, but with fewer visitor numbers.
Whanganui is full of history, art and culture but the real of of this place, both physically and spiritually is the Whanganui River. Although a river, Whanganui River is part of New Zealand's Great Walks network and kayks trips allow you to experience its most remote scenic beauty, history and cultural significance.
The Manawatu Gorge is a magnificent geographical sculpture and a sight to behold. It was formed over thousands of years by the Manawatu River.