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Whanganui River Traders Market

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Moutoa Quay, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Best market I've ever visited

The River Traders Market is a real treasure in Whanganui and is well worth a visit if you are in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TeamIan
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Tauranga, New Zealand
Buy some breakfast/brunch while wandering through the stalls

We (two adults and one child) grabbed some food...(dim sums and chocolate!) While we wandered... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
maoritraveller
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New Zealand
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  • Average11%
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“great market” (2 reviews)
“wood turners” (2 reviews)
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Moutoa Quay, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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"the river"
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"stalls"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The River Traders Market is a real treasure in Whanganui and is well worth a visit if you are in town. Rain or shine, our family never misses it. I would recommend stocking up on freshly baked bread, locally harvested honey, downing a crepe, and...More

Thank TeamIan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We (two adults and one child) grabbed some food...(dim sums and chocolate!) While we wandered amongst the mostly handmade/homemade and food stalls. I think the strength of this market is that most of the stalls are selling homemade/handmade goods and they have a good variety...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

We've visited here many times over the years when back home, and it's always a treat. There is a wide range of stalls - wood turners, food, veges, handmade goods, plants and garden ornaments, ethnic cuisines, and the list goes on. It's wonderful to walk...More

Thank Rick M
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Given the long history of riverside trading here in Whanganui, their riverside market was nothing short of an excellent experience for all. I was very impressed with the quality and variety of different food and coffee. I found used books I have been search for,...More

Thank TOsunnyfirst
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I really loved this market. We arrived at 8.30 and stalls were still setting up. But that was fine as we had coffee at the havoc stall. Good coffee. We walked around and were really impressed with the stalls. The food was great and interesting...More

Thank Donna K
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

I was surprised about the size and content of this market. To be honest I was expecting just another small ton ho hum craft market with Chinese made content which sadly too familiar these days. Instead we found a bustling, friendly throng with lots of...More

Thank thatoldbloke
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

This market is diverse and extremely popular for both visitors and locals. Located riverside as in its name it is a fun place to hang out on Saturday morning and grab a bite to eat for lunch. Picnic down beside the river or under the...More

Thank lindejudd
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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We got there and here we're these little ducks being raced down the river. It was for charity. You pick and pay for a duck with a number and at the end of the race if it's your duck you win a prize. Then we...More

Thank viqtorius1
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Whether you are looking for a delightful pastry, a great cup og coffee, local produce or hand made crafts this is the place to go! Children and dog-friendly this is where you can either dash in or have a leisurely trip to catch up with...More

Thank Artisteyes
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

It's well worth stopping off for the Saturday market next to the river. Lots of variety and local produce. Some people knock Wanganui but it's a nice, friendly city. Yes, once you've explored the attractive architecture in the area around the bottom end of the...More

Thank 3mfs
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