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Wanganui, New Zealand

Situated at the mouth of the Whanganui River, Wanganui is a city on the west coast of the North Island. Here, this New Zealand beauty offers amazing views of Mount Tongariro and stunning scenery of the Whanganui National Park. From nature and history to art and culture, visitors will enjoy trekking about this multifaceted city.


Wanganui Attractions

  • Bason Botanic Gardens
  • Durie Hill Elevator
  • Wanganui Regional Museum

Wanganui Activities

  • See Wanganui in bloom and awash with flowers
  • Take a jet boat trip on the Whanganui River
  • Visit the Sarjeant Gallery

Wanganui Climate

Summers are dry and warm with temperatures around 64°F to 86°F (18° to 30°C). During the mild winter months, temperatures are between 39°F to 57°F (4°C to 14° C). Due to its unique location, Waganui is generally spared from bad weather; the climate in the city is typically comfortable, with more than 2,000 hours of sunshine annually.

Getting There & Around

The Wanganui Airport handles only domestic flights from Wellington and Auckland. By train, the nearest rail station with passenger service operates out of Marton, which is about 40 minutes away.

A mixture of walking and riding buses is the best way to get around the city. The buses depart from the Maria Place Extension about every hour. There are also taxis in the city for travelling farther distances.

Hotels in Wanganui

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From US$79

1 151 on London Motel

4 stars
5.0 / 5 13 reviews

151 London Street Map

Set among attractive gardens, the 151 On London Motel impresses you with friendly customer services and also offers a host of facilities that make you feel at home while away from home. General151... More

From US$76

2 Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui

3 stars
3.4 / 5 5 reviews

379 Victoria Avenue Map

Kingsgate Hotel The Avenue Wanganui makes for an ideal base for business and leisure travellers with its comfortable accommodations, gracious service and central location in the heart of Wanganui.... More

From US$72

3 Kings Court Motel

3 stars
4.7 / 5 3 reviews

60 Plymouth Street Map

Kings Court Motel Wanganui provides holidaymakers an idyllic haven in Wanganui that is still within close proximity to the vibrant city centre. From the pleasant motel, tourists can easily go to... More

Road Trip
What an amazing little find tucked away from the main road with great reception people. Thanks for a very restful stay. Great value for money.
18 Jun 2015
From US$68

4 Econo Lodge Wanganui

2 stars
4.2 / 5 5 reviews

122 Liverpool Street Map

Whether you are on a business trip or vacation, the Econo Lodge Wanganui offers convenient and comfortable accommodation at an exceptional value. GeneralThe inn offers 3 well-resourced conference... More

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