welcome to Wades Landing – stay and play

Whanganui River Canoe or Kayak

Whanganui River Canoe or Kayak

Wades Landing is located in the centre of the Ruapehu Region, based in a small town called Owhango.

Nature in all its splendour is on our doorstep.

We are in the perfect spot to access the mighty Whanganui River, Mount Ruapehu, Mount Tongariro and Mt Ngauruhoe in the Tongariro National Park.

With the dual World Heritage Tongariro National Park and the Whanganui National Park a stone’s throw away, we can offer and share our unique slice of nature’s beautiful playground with you.

Whether you love to walk, fish for trout, mountain bike, kayak or enjoy skiing on Mount Ruapehu, Wades Landing has all of this on offer at our doorstep.

Come and experience a canoe trip down the mighty Whanganui River with Wades Landing.

Experience the splendid scenery of New Zealand’s largest navigable river and think back in time 100 years ago when a Paddle Steamer was likely to be around the next corner. Book with us your Whanganui River Canoe or kayak journey.

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Wades Landing is also an excellent base to undertake the Tongariro Alpine Crossing walk across the saddle of Tongariro and besides the craters of Mount Tongariro, one of New Zealand’s Great Walks.

Wades Landing is located exactly halfway in between Wellington and Auckland, New Plymouth and Napier situated on the 39 degree south parallel.

Two of the countries famous National Parks are on our doorstep in what is called the Central Plateau area, a volcanic area with frequently active volcanoes and straddled by the Tongariro National Park.

Contact Wades Landing today.