Privately owned and operated by Alison and Graham Shaw.
Located on State Highway One, 2.5 hours north of the InterIsland ferry terminal. 40 minutes to Turoa Skifield and 1.25 hours to the southern shoreline of scenic Lake Taupo.
Services include 24 hour check-in, facsimile facilities and courtesy transport by arrangement.
Coachman Motel is close to a shopping centre and restaurants. Major tourist attractions nearby include:
Army Museum, River Valley, Gravity Canyon, Turoa and Whakapapa skifields and The Wool Company Country Store.
Reception will assist with local visits - Taihape Historic Museum, Waiouru Military Museum (15 minutes), bungy jumping (15 minutes), white-water rafting and scenic flights. Local ski hire available with complimentary roof rack. The Rangitikei, Moawhango and Hautapu rivers are renowned for their trout fishing.
Taihape is located in the rural Rangitikei region which stretches from Taihape in the north to Bulls in the south. This region also includes the towns of Mangaweka, Hunterville and Marton.
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