Five free things to do in Horowhenua

Having fun doesn’t have to cost a tonne, and luckily we have a range of free things to do in Horowhenua to suit the whole family. So let us take you through some budget-friendly activities you can do while you’re here, that won’t cost you a cent. 

Adventure awaits at the Adventure Park

As you drive through Horowhenua, it's impossible to miss the Levin Adventure Park. From the exhilarating swings and the thrill of the flying fox to the convenience of barbecue facilities and inviting lunchrooms, this park is the ideal destination for an afternoon of family fun and exploration.

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Te Wharangi | Holben Reserve

This recently upgraded reserve has something for everyone. Jam packed with multisport courts, table tennis table, pump track, skate park, playground, bushwalks, picnic tables and more, Holben Reserve is a great place to visit for the entire family. Close to Foxton Beach Holiday Park, local eateries and the beach, once you’re there, you won’t want to leave.

Libraries Beyond Books

Horowhenua's libraries are more than just repositories of knowledge; they're vibrant community hubs with unique offerings. At Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō, discover the awesome Youth Space, equipped with everything from air hockey to an Xbox. Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom is a multicultural centre celebrating Dutch, Māori, and pioneering heritage. Shannon Library, on the other hand, serves as a true community hub, ensuring your rainy days are packed with activities and learning.

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Dive into Refreshing Waters

Horowhenua is blessed with an abundance of natural swimming spots that promise a perfect day out. Whether it's the refreshing waters of Ōhau River or the crashing waves of Waitārere Beach, these beautiful beaches and rivers are the ideal locations for a family outing, especially during the peak of summer. Just make sure before you swim you check out the latest swim safety information. 

Walking and Cycling trails

Horowhenua has a tapestry of walking and cycling trails that range from easy to advanced.  Make sure you check them out in the link below. 

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The best things in life are free

In Horowhenua, adventures and natural beauty await, offering a delightful array of activities for all. Embrace the charm of this captivating region and create lasting memories, all without spending a dime. We’ll see you soon.