19 days in Whanganui Itinerary

19 days in Whanganui Itinerary

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Whanganui

— 15 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Whanganui side-trips: Tangiwai Rail Disaster Memorial (in Ohakune), Tongariro National Park (Horsemtrails, Tongariro Northern Circuit, &more) and Hawera (King Edward Park, Tawhiti Museum, &more). On the 5th (Fri), do a day of sightseeing from the water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Spend the 7th (Sun) exploring nature at Whanganui National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Whanganui tour itinerary planner.

Wellington to Whanganui is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Traveling from Wellington in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Whanganui, with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Whanganui.

Things to do in Whanganui

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Whanganui

— 3 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Whanganui: Ohakune (Mangawhero Forest Walk and Rimu Walk & Ohakune Carrot Adventure Park), Ohakune Old Coach Road (in Tongariro National Park) and Manawatu Gorge Track (in Ashhurst). Enjoy Whanganui some more: take an in-depth tour of Whanganui Regional Museum, browse the exhibits of Sarjeant Gallery, stroll through Castlecliff Beach, and examine the collection at Whanganui War Memorial Centre.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Whanganui journey builder tool.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Whanganui

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

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