About Vertical Horizon

Our Core Purpose

To offer a unique and diverse camp with extensive activities that provide challenges, learning opportunities and encourages people to grow physically, emotionally and spiritually.

Aerial shot of camp

Vertical Horizon Adventure Centre is located 10kms from Inglewood in Taranaki. We are surrounded by scenic native bush which is bordered by the Manganui River.

We offer a range of outstanding experiences and services including:

We have an extensive range of on site activities!


We have a range of facilities at Vertical Horizon to caterer for your every need. The camp is 30 acres of park like surroundings with an onsite lake.

Under a tree, looking towards the courtyard and main dinning area

We Provide

  • Large commercial kitchen
  • Large dining room
  • Huge recreation hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bathroom & toilet facilities
  • Caravan & tent areas
  • TV Room
  • Instructors
Inside the TET Waitui Hall showing the stage

TET Waitui Hall

The TET Waitui Hall is fully carpeted and spacious. Included is a projector with a very large screen, a stage, Lighting and sound system and optional bar. Prefect for your conference or event needs.

TSB (Taranaki Savings Bank) Lodge


TSB Lodge

The TSB Lodge is our largest accommodation. It has 8 heated rooms with 11 bunk beds in each. All rooms have their own toilet and shower. Upstairs the lodge has a very large open fully carpeted room, which can be used for an event or for sleeping Marae style.

The Chalets - Tui, Weka, Kea

Chalets – Tui, Weka, Kea

The Chalets are cosy and comfortable, they each have there own toilet and shower and sleep 4.

TET Lodge

TET Lodge has 8 heated rooms with 11 bunk beds in each. All rooms have their own toilet and shower.

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Instructed Activities

Teacher Supervision Activities

Celebration - large group in the courtyard


Vertical Horizon is a great place to hold your up and coming event. Anything from weddings, birthday celebrations, conferences, club meetings - just about anything you can think of! We have great facilities, accommodation, 10.5 hectares of space, and we can also provide fun adventure activities. And if you don’t want the added stress of catering, than we can provide that too!


Vertical Horizon has the perfect venue for your special day! Just picture, beautiful native bush where you can exchange your vows or take your wedding photos. And we have a hall just in case it rains. After the ceremony have your celebrations in a stylish reception hall fully equipped for bands, DJ’s or even karaoke. We can provide catering and bar facilities that you can be proud to offer to your guests. Take the hassle out of finding accommodation because your guests can party through the night then sleep in one of our 144 beds. Your day can be all inclusive or you can pick and choose what you need, either way you get a great deal.

Hall set up for wedding reception

Groups - Organisations - Clubs

We have many groups, organisations and clubs from all over New Zealand coming to Vertical Horizon for meetings and get togethers. We can provide: accommodation, conference facilities, activities, team building and leadership, catering (if required) and much, much more. Vertical Horizon is the perfect place for small and large groups; it has plenty of room for your inside and outside needs.

Mount Taranaki

Residential Groups

Have your family reunions here or maybe a birthday celebration, whatever the residential group, we can provide accommodation, activities, catering or just the use of the facilities. Small or large groups are more than welcome.

Fun Days – Team Building – Birthdays

Whatever the group we can offer a day or half day of great challenges and learning opportunities through activities that promote fun, team work, challenge and excitement. We will design the program to fit your needs.

Who ever you are, what ever your needs, talk to us about a personally tailored program!