The Inn At The Convent Taumarunui, New Zealand
Welcome To Our Beautiful Historic Convent And Boutique Bed & Breakfast
We are in the Ruapehu District of the North Island
While you are staying with us visit the Forgotten World, ride the rails with Forgotten World Adventures (Winner of the NZ Tourism People’s choice Awards 2018), 24 Tunnels, 98 Bridges and spectacular scenery. Explore the Whanganui by Jetboat or for those more energetic a Canoe Trip is not to be missed,
You cannot miss Lauren’s Lavender Farm, 8500 lavender plants there is a fabulous cafe (best coffee in Taumatunui). Situated on the edge of the Whanganui River a must see! You can also purchase all your Lavender products made with the oils from the property.
There are some great walks and The Rangaroa walk is only 5 minutes around th corner, on a clear day you can enjoy the sight of all the mountains when you reach the top (around 35 minute walk).
Nevalea Alpaca Farm, is only a 15 minute drive from here, this is the largest Alpaca Farm in New Zealand. You can also purchase Alpaca products.
Taumarunui Golf Course is one of New Zealand’s top Country courses for those who enjoy a round of golf.
If you fancy a high tea the Chateau is only 50 minutes scenic drive. National Park is 40 minutes away and the Tongariro crossing.
New Zealand’s only self proclaimed Republic, The Republic of Whanganomoma is 88kms from Taumarunui, along the Forgotten Highway.
We are 3.5hours from Auckland, 2 hours from Hamilton, 1.5 hours from Taupo, 2hours and 10 minutes from Rotorua, 3 hours from Napier 4.5 hours from Wellington.
We can offer weekend packages and delight in hosting special events, birthdays, anniversary’s. We can cater for all dietary requirements. Don’t forget your Canine friends are more than welcome.