Forgotten World Motel

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!

21/01/2021

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
0274452074

$30 per person includes a round of mini golf, burger & fries and a stroll through our beautiful garden.

Licensed bar available
Dessert options
Brazier

A guaranteed evening of fun!

Forgotten World Motel now takes appointments on their Page. 17/01/2021

Forgotten World Motel now takes appointments on their Page.

Forgotten World Motel now takes appointments on their Page.

07/06/2020

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.

Apple: https://apps.apple.com/nz/app/id1511667597

Android:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=nz.govt.health.covidtracer

Help protect yourself, your whanau and your community with this contact tracing app.

Sign in. Stop the virus.

Great Walks bookings open next week 05/06/2020

Great Walks bookings open next week

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.

Photos from Forgotten World Adventures's post 12/05/2020

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.

11/05/2020

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

09/05/2020

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!

23/04/2020

Take a Breath...

We look forward to welcoming you. Call 0800 7245 2278 to book your accommodation with us.

23/04/2020

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...

Photos from Forgotten World Motel's post 31/12/2019

Happy New Year!!!

16/12/2019

Give the gift of a Forgotten World Experience

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]

SH43 Forgotten World Highway | NZ Transport Agency 13/12/2019

SH43 Forgotten World Highway | NZ Transport Agency

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.

03/12/2019

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?)

https://forgottenworldmotel.co.nz/

Forgotten World | Leisure Time Tours 11/09/2018

Forgotten World | Leisure Time Tours

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 06/09/2018

Community excitement in Taumarunui over revitalisation

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 ...

Photos from Forgotten World Motel's post 05/09/2018

Spring is in the air and the Tui’s are having a feast in the trees around the Forgotten World Motel

Ruapehu full service i-SITEs awarded TripAdvisor Certificate 01/06/2018

Ruapehu full service i-SITEs awarded TripAdvisor Certificate

CONGRATULATIONS to the team at Taumarunui I-site!
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK1805/S00679/ruapehu-full-service-i-sites-awarded-tripadvisor-certificate.htm

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 artist carves birds for gardens 11/05/2018

Taumarunui artist carves birds for gardens

Taumarunui continues to add more interesting features and great to read of an early tourism venture in our town.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/waikato-times/news/ruapehu-press/103645903/taumarunui-artist-carves-birds-for-gardens

Taumarunui artist carves birds for gardens A Taumarunui artist has been commissioned to carve a series of native birds on the main street.

Taumarunui to Remain Key Stop on Te Araroa Trail 27/10/2017

Taumarunui to Remain Key Stop on Te Araroa Trail

Yes! Taumarunui is still on the map!
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK1710/S00482/taumarunui-to-remain-key-stop-on-te-araroa-trail.htm

Taumarunui to Remain Key Stop on Te Araroa Trail

Taumarunui's history to be told in new museum 05/10/2017

Taumarunui's history to be told in new museum

The more activities that we can offer people who are staying in our town the better. Such good news!
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/wanganui-chronicle/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503426&objectid=11928617

Taumarunui's history to be told in new museum Plans are underway to set up a museum in Taumarunui.

Community projects a priority for new Lions 28/09/2017

Community projects a priority for new Lions

Community spirit in action!
https://www.stuff.co.nz/waikato-times/news/ruapehu-press/97236887/community-projects-a-priority-for-new-lions

Community projects a priority for new Lions The Taumarunui's Lions Club information night generated ideas for a number of community projects.

20/09/2017

Just a glorious day in Taumarunui!

Photos from Taumarunui Revitalisation Taskforce's post 28/08/2017

Spring is on it's way. Big thanks to all those who help keep Taumarunui bright and colourful!

Forgotten World Motel updated their information in their About section. 22/08/2017

Forgotten World Motel updated their information in their About section.

Forgotten World Motel updated their information in their About section.

12 things you will only understand if you’ve ever lived in New Zealand 04/08/2017

12 things you will only understand if you’ve ever lived in New Zealand

These are the things that make us - us! They just missed the bit about red band gumboots!
https://wizzhouse.com/12-things-you-will-only-understand-if-youve-ever-lived-in-new-zealand/

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…

Power and water cut to Ruapehu towns 13/07/2017

Power and water cut to Ruapehu towns

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.

Matariki Winter Festival brings loads of fun 12/07/2017

Matariki Winter Festival brings loads of fun

More lovely reports about Taumarunui's Matariki celebrations!
https://www.stuff.co.nz/waikato-times/news/ruapehu-press/94362628/matariki-winter-festival-brings-loads-of-fun

Matariki Winter Festival brings loads of fun Covering events and activities in the Ruapehu District.

Photos from Taumarunui Revitalisation Taskforce's post 09/07/2017

Taumarunui knows how to celebrate winter!

Hundreds turn up to Tree of Light launch in Taumarunui 05/07/2017

Hundreds turn up to Tree of Light launch in Taumarunui

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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9 Hakiaha St
Taumarunui
3920

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Monday 7am - 8pm
Tuesday 7am - 8pm
Wednesday 7am - 8pm
Thursday 7am - 8pm
Friday 7am - 8pm
Saturday 7am - 8pm
Sunday 7am - 8pm

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