Forgotten World Motel offers very clean, warm comfortable accommodation with free WiFi throughout an The place to stay in Taumarunui while you explore the beauty and history of the Forgotten World.
We offer 17 units of various bedding configurations to make your stay in Taumarunui comfortable. Our reception area is also the depot for the Forgotten World Adventure tours. Come stay with us!
Fancy a round of mini golf and gourmet burgers? Book your spot for the 29th of January from 5pm to 10pm with Bradley's Garden . Tickets cost $30pp.
Happy New Year - we would love to help you celebrate bringing in the new year with Garden Golf & Gourmet burgers - a fun get together with family and friends before we launch fully in to 2021.
Limited tickets - contact Melana to book your ticket now
$30 per person includes a round of mini golf, burger & fries and a stroll through our beautiful garden.
Licensed bar available
A guaranteed evening of fun!
We have our own unique QR code to check-in on the NZ COVID-19 tracer app. Be sure to download the app on your Android or iPhone before your arrival. Click on the below links to download it onto your phone.
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Did you know we are located in close proximity of two of New Zealand's Great Walks?
If you're in need of some clean, comfortable accommodation, give us a ring or book online at www.forgottenworldmotel.co.nz.
Great Walks bookings open next week Kiwis encouraged to get out and try one of the country's Great Walks.
Getting ready for the new season starting on 10.10.2020!!! Our motel is the starting point for Forgotten World Adventure tours departing from Taumarunui. Book your tour and your accommodation at the Forgotten World Motel by calling 0800 7245 2278.
Our team of Picasso's have been busy with painting and general maintenance! Extra care is taken during this time and our rooms are all deep cleaned to safeguard our guests' health. We look forward to making you feel at home at the Forgotten World Motel. To book your Level 2 accommodation, call 0800 7245 2278 or email [email protected].
Photo: Lisa McLean
Happy Mother's Day!!
"Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are.” – Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Happy Mother's Day to all the great Mums out there!
We look forward to welcoming you. Call 0800 7245 2278 to book your accommodation with us.
If you'd like to visit the Forgotten World post-lockdown, please give us a call. We'd be happy to assist you with your booking. We're accepting telephone bookings only at this time. Please call 0800 7245 2278.
Given some time, the world will eventually regain some level of normalcy. In light of this and keeping focus on the positive, let's have some fun...
Happy New Year!!!
Stumped with Christmas gifts with only a few days to go? We've got you sorted! Call us and give the gift on an unforgettable experience with a gift voucher to one of our Forgotten World Adventure tours! Call 0800 7245 2278 or flick us an email at [email protected]
A section of the Forgotten World Highway, which has been closed since 15 October due to a large underslip, has reopened to one lane of traffic.
All traffic, including trucks, can now use the road.
Read the NZTA press release in the below link...
SH43 Forgotten World Highway | NZ Transport Agency Traffic and travel updates: visit the Journey Planner website(external link) for more information about the latest road closures affecting the South Island following the recent weather events.
The Forgotten World Motel Team is proud to announce the launch of our brand new website! This website with its crisp and clean look is designed with you, the user, in mind. It is easy to navigate so you can have the information you need at your finger tips - making your stay in the Forgotten World even more memorable. Now you can view, explore and book your accommodation easily!
Check out our new website by clicking on the link (and why not book yourself a room and tour while you're there?)
Forgotten World | Leisure Time Tours Leisure Time Tours ~ New Zealand based family owned and operated touring company inspirational travel experiences to our guests for over 30 years.
Community excitement in Taumarunui over revitalisation and right outside our door step here at Forgotten World Motel.
Hakiaha Street is going to look rather flash.
Community excitement in Taumarunui over revitalisation Feedback from business owners and people in Taumarunui about the start of construction on the Hakiaha St revitalisation plans has been extremely positive with people voicing their excitement for the project to get underway. Ruapehu Deputy Mayor and Ward Chairperson ...
Spring is in the air and the Tui’s are having a feast in the trees around the Forgotten World Motel
CONGRATULATIONS to the team at Taumarunui I-site!
Ruapehu full service i-SITEs awarded TripAdvisor Certificate The Taumarunui i-SITE Visitor Information Centre has been awarded a coveted Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor based on their consistently great reviews.
Taumarunui continues to add more interesting features and great to read of an early tourism venture in our town.
Taumarunui artist carves birds for gardens A Taumarunui artist has been commissioned to carve a series of native birds on the main street.
Yes! Taumarunui is still on the map!
The more activities that we can offer people who are staying in our town the better. Such good news!
Taumarunui's history to be told in new museum Plans are underway to set up a museum in Taumarunui.
Community spirit in action!
Community projects a priority for new Lions The Taumarunui's Lions Club information night generated ideas for a number of community projects.
Just a glorious day in Taumarunui!
Spring is on it's way. Big thanks to all those who help keep Taumarunui bright and colourful!
These are the things that make us - us! They just missed the bit about red band gumboots!
12 things you will only understand if you’ve ever lived in New Zealand I’ve lived in New Zealand for almost 2 years and here are the most important things I’ve learned. 1. People go barefoot everywhere There’s someone standing next to you in the supermarket queue bare…
Well it was a full house last night with all heaters on! Hopefully the roads will be open by later today. https://www.stuff.co.nz/waikato-times/94699218
Power and water cut to Ruapehu towns There are fears of wastewater spilling into waterways after power is cut to Ruapehu towns.
More lovely reports about Taumarunui's Matariki celebrations!
Matariki Winter Festival brings loads of fun Covering events and activities in the Ruapehu District.
Taumarunui knows how to celebrate winter!
So nice to see Taumarunui in the news! http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK1707/S00114/hundreds-turn-up-to-tree-of-light-launch-in-taumarunui.htm
Hundreds turn up to Tree of Light launch in Taumarunui Hundreds turn up to Tree of Light launch in Taumarunui An estimated 450 people from Taumarunui and surrounds celebrated Matariki with KCE this week (Monday 3 July). With hot drinks, snacks and glow sticks in hand, they witnessed Taumarunui’s new ...
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