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    The Flying Fox

    3081 Whanganui River Road, Whanganui 4576, New Zealand
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    • Excellent98%
    • Very good2%
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    “cable car” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 38 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We dropped in while doing the Whanganui River canoe journey down to Whanganui and stayed in a Tipi. After a long day on the water there could not have happend anything better to us. Super friendly hosts, well equiped facilities, hot shower and relaxing atmosphere....More

    Thank Ann-Kristin G
    Reviewed 4 November 2017

    The hotel is located on the other side of the river if you are coming with a car and the only way to get there is to use a cable car over the river which provides a bit of an adventure before arriving to the...More

    Thank Martin S
    Reviewed 26 April 2017

    rare experience in terms of access to the accommodation as the only access is by flying fox. The flying fox takes 2 people and luggage. The chalets were rarely interesting . The accommodation was warm and comfortable in a quiet peaceful bush location. Really friendly...More

    Thank keirunga
    Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

    Flying Fox is a great accommodation stop. To get to it you put a couple of you and bags ithe the Flying fox to cross the Whanganui river. Getting great view s both ways. Once there the accommodation is dreamy.in an almost tropial garden with...More

    Thank Chris S
    Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here as a large group of 11 whilst mountain biking the Mountain to Sea trail. It was a perfect stop over that added to our adventure. The cableway offers fantastic views whilst traversing over the river and is an awesome way to gain...More

    Thank CWood5
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$55 - US$144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Manawatu-Wanganui Region >
    • Whanganui
    • Also Known As
    • The Flying Fox Hotel Wanganui
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    Traveller (33)
    Room & Suite (31)
    Pool & Beach (4)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (30)
    Bathroom (3)
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    Room Tips
    "peaceful and rejuvenating place to stay"
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    "There are camping grounds adjacent as well as a glamping suite nearby. Stayed at the Brewer's Cottage."
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    "If you are looking for budget accommodation they do offer camping"
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    "Glamping tent for travellers on a budget and nature lovers; Cottages for families and bigger groups;"
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