North Island's West Coast Sights

Te Apiti Wind Farm

  • Saddle Rd. Map It
  • Ashhurst
  • Farm/Ranch

Published 10/27/2015

Fodor's Review

One of the largest wind farms in the Southern Hemisphere makes a dramatic sight on the ranges that overlook Palmerston North, and a drive up Saddle Road to the largest windmills (there is a parking lot beneath a huge one) yields fantastic views. Returning to the city via Woodville and the Manawatu Gorge makes an enjoyable, scenic road trip. Maps are available from the Palmerston North i-SITE.

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Saddle Rd., Ashhurst, Manawatu-Wanganui, 4999, New Zealand

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Published 10/27/2015


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