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“Must be in your list of things to do for NZ!”
Review of Whanganui River

Whanganui River
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US$39.35*
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Half-Day Whanganui Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #3 of 31 things to do in Whanganui
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

This river road is amazing, catch a boat then trek to the Bridge to Nowhere, the scenery is amazing you won't be disappointed! Make sure you take some lunch with you!

Thank Flossy1885
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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We had a very interesting trip on the river on a renovated paddle steamer with a detailed narrative of the sights to be seen on both river banks.

We were there on the day of a raft race, so we were able to cheer on the rafts as we went past, adding enjoyment to our visit!

Thank Sandie T
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

Came across many guides and ex-guides on the river who were happy to share experiences as we paddled down river or were at campsites. DOC and the local management have provided information boards at key locations so felt we got a good cultural experience.

Thank pennyt675
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Reviewed 27 March 2016

By going to Pipiriki on the. Mail bus was amazing as Val the driver gave a running commentary plus stopped for photos.

Thank lizconnell2
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Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

We used Whanganui River Guides based out of the town National Park in Tongariro. I forget the guides name but he was an English guy who was really good. We had the river to ourselves on s beautiful day. The river is wide and calm so suitable for novices. The bird life is amazing and we made a short stop towards the end at a lavender farm that had a coffee shop.

One of our best days in NZ.

Thank LockeysOutdoors
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