Plan your stay
We’ve put together some ideas of things to do in Whanganui for you when you visit us! On this page you will find some itineraries – suggested things to do in Whanganui in a day or a weekend, as well as other information you may find useful when you come to stay. For more information on anything, suggested accommodation in Whanganui that will suit you, or anything else – please contact our friendly staff at the Whanganui i-SITE Visitor Information Centre. We look forward to seeing you!
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Whanganui visitor guides
Whanganui City Tourist Map
We’ve put together a map of the locations of some of the more popular things to do in Whanganui city for you. Hit any of the markers for more information and enjoy your visit to Whanganui City! You can also download a tourist map.
Camping in whanganui
Whanganui is the perfect place to stay in a motorhome, campervan or tent! We have holiday parks at beautiful locations beside the river or the beach, and we encourage campers to make use of their great facilities. Powered and unpowered camping sites available.
Whanganui is a Motorhome Friendly City, and we also welcome freedom campers. With dedicated parking, dump stations, and all the info you need available at the Whanganui i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, Whanganui is a great place to come and explore.
Whanganui i-site visitor information centre
Situated on the banks of the mighty Whanganui River in the City Centre, the Whanganui i-SITE Visitor Information Centre is regarded as one of the best in New Zealand. Centrally located to most of the main tourist attractions, you can book your tickets, plan your accommodation, ask about the best places to eat in Whanganui, and any other information and local knowledge you may need! Also pick up printed copies of our Visitor Guides, enjoy free wifi in Whanganui, and grab a great coffee!