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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.
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
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
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.
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
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