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Destinations - Horowhenua District

Horowhenua has Levin as its main centre with Foxton & Shannon nearby.

Enjoy the wild, west coast beauty of Waikawa, Hokio, Waiterere & Foxton beaches.

Dune lakes of Horowhenua & Papaitonga, close to Levin, are rich in Maori history.

The rugged Tararua Ranges are ideal for experienced hikers & hunters.

Temperate climate & rich alluvial soil make this a major market gardening area with numerous roadside fruit & vegetable stalls.

Manawatu River is known for fishing & other water sports. The estuary at Foxton Beach is wonderful natural habitat for birdlife.

Visitors keen to explore the region will find relaxing country retreats, award-winning gardens, excellent golf courses, antiques & craft stores, & historic homes.

For the adventurous try horse trekking, tramping tracks & trout fishing. For thrill seekers; kayaking & jet-boating through Manawatu Gorge, aerobatic flying, scenic helicopter flights, mountain biking, a 4WD safari, 4x4 quad bikes, bridge swinging & Formula Ford single-seater racing.

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