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Whanganui i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

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Address: 31 Taupo Quay, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 6-349 0508
Today
08:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:00
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The Whanganui i-SITE Visitor Centre is your 'one stop travel shop' for...

The Whanganui i-SITE Visitor Centre is your 'one stop travel shop' for tours, activities and accommodation in Whanganui and throughout New Zealand. Our friendly staff delight in welcoming visitors and locals to the heart of the city's historic old town. Visit the local experts for free, impartial and comprehensive travel advice, information, maps, brochures and bookings.

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...all you need is there.... lounge, internet and a cafe :-)

...I really like that one,...a lot of Information,...a very good Cafe,...free Wifi,... 2 computers.... a Lounge , where you can sit and Rest and very clean Toilet. Great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
India2012
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

...I really like that one,...a lot of Information,...a very good Cafe,...free Wifi,... 2 computers.... a Lounge , where you can sit and Rest and very clean Toilet. Great place,...First choice , when you arrive in Whanganui !!!

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Thank India2012
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dropped in to this location and we're given very good service. We were interested in what we could do in Whanganui, walking, cycling, kayaking, and directions to Taumarunui, our next stop. We were told about the Whanganui River Road that had a very scenic quality with some historic sites along the way. Next door to the I-Site is a... More 

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Thank Russ Q
Nambour, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This centre and the attached coffee shop is a one-stop information centre. Situated in the older part of town, by the river, with galleries, converted factories and very pleasant walk along the river, we found it a great way to get the best out of our stay at this delightful town.

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Thank glaitken1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff have great local knowledge and very helpful. Good disabled entrance and on Saturday right by market.

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Thank Rochelle T
Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The shop is quite large with a great selection of info and the staff were very helpful. There is free wifi and is food and the cafe service is good with great tasting coffee

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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The relief model showing the river coming down the mountains is a good start. The staff are very helpful too.

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Thank PeteLucy434
Wanganui
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This information centre is so full of photos and information that depict Wanganui at its best. Centrally located by the river side. Staff excellent at helping visitors with accomodation info and general ideas of what to do when in the friendly river city.

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Thank suenim
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Great service and advise, clean toilets, great information displays and its built next to a cafe. top dog! However I would not call this an attraction in its on right

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Staff not particularly helpful. Too busy talking amongst themselves. We ended up just selecting some brochures and walking out.

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Thank rosiesview
ISite_Wanganui, Manager at Whanganui i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this review

Our sincere apologies for your experience as this is not usually the feedback we receive. Your feedback will be shared with all our staff as a reminder of how important customer service is at all times of the day. We’re pleased you found the information useful and hope you enjoyed the remainder of your Whanganui experiences. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Helpful people lovely surroundings and great food with a view next door it is often busy and sometimes a bit noisy but is well worth a visit for info food and a location in itself

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