Te Apiti Wind Farm

Located on the Saddle road between Ashhurst and Woodville, you can get up close to these giant wind turbines and learn all about the how they work. With giant blades whirring overhead, these surreal machines are quite a spectacle to behold. This unique location provides plenty of photo opportunities, with wind turbines working away tirelessly in the distance.

Open Daily 8:30am – 5pm

ACCESS

Saddle Road
-40.300965, 175.821306

From Palmerston North City | 30min drive
Head East out of town along Main St, which turns into Napier Rd. Turn into Ashhurst onto Cambridge Ave, right at the round-a-bout onto Mulgrave St, followed by a left onto Salisbury St, turning into Saddle Rd. Follow this road until you see Te Apiti Wind Farm on your right (signposted).

From Woodville | 15min drive
Head West out of Woodville towards Te Apiti – Manawatu Gorge. Before the gorge turn right onto Woodlands Rd, then left on Oxford Rd, turning into Saddle Rd. Follow this road until you see Te Apiti Wind Farm on your left (signposted).


SAFETY

Before your next trip, make sure you read and understand The Outdoor Safety CODE, as well as telling someone your plans – your safety is your responsibility. Check out the links below to help you plan your next outdoor adventure.

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