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Canoeing the Whanganui River from Whakahoro to Pipiriki (3 days)

An adventure worth doing, only wish we had discovered it earlier and taken our children as... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
Auckland Central, New Zealand

Regenerated bush, about 60 years old in parts. Beautiful ferns and other native plants loving the... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Wellington, New Zealand
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18 Jan 2018
“Canoeing the Whanganui River from Whakahoro to Pipiriki (3 days)”
31 Mar 2017
Whanganui, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

An adventure worth doing, only wish we had discovered it earlier and taken our children as teenagers.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank celializ
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Regenerated bush, about 60 years old in parts. Beautiful ferns and other native plants loving the conditions. Many birds and well worth a visit if you are in Wanganui.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Alipa50
Reviewed 24 March 2017

If you in Whanganui, visiting the National Park is a MUST. Although the journey goes as far as 5 days, even a day is sufficient... great jet boat trip up to the stunning Bridge to Nowhere.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Nilesh W
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We drove around some of this park to see how it would be to return and cycle it on a longer trip - net result is that we're now much better informed and will return to cycle some of area's on our next holiday.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Narziss
Reviewed 9 January 2017

what an incredible part of the planet - simply stunning - absolutely tranquil, moody, such a treat and wonderful to remember past times...a Must Do !!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank 67arda
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Left Pipiriki at 8:30am and pleased we did as being Summer, it was getting hot by 11am! We were all on mountain bikes having ridden from National Park to Whakahoro (day 1), then to Bridge to Nowhere plus jet boat to Pipiriki (day 2) and...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Jandalz3
Reviewed 13 November 2016

if you like your national parks with paved access routes then you're in for a disappointment with Whanganui NP. Its a true kiwi wilderness that you either have to hike or paddle your way in and out. Very limited driving opportunities other then the river...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank merlin a
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Hats off to the roadworkers who manage to keep this road open during winter! What a treat it was to drive through this National Park with all its twists, turns, breath-taking scenery and views! Never a dull moment and a feast for the eyes. Hot...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank BluesNites
Reviewed 9 April 2016

The Whanganui National Park is a vast expanse dominated by the River. We drove from Ohakune along the old river road to Wanganui. What a drive if you take you time and take in the scenery and breathtaking views. Hardly any traffic This road is...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Keith70
Reviewed 24 March 2016

So much to see and if you have time the walks and tramps are amazing Again if you have time a trip on the river is not to be missed down by canoe is a trip I will always treasure But if not then the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank CraigTatts
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