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Whanganui i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

31 Taupo Quay, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-349 0508
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Visitor Information Centre.

Great place for information of where to go and what to do. Nice nick naks and postcards etc to buy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hastings, New Zealand
via mobile
Prompt and efficient service

We obtained details of the Whanganui 'Summer Programmme' and made a booking on one of the trips. A... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Whanganui, New Zealand
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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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31 Taupo Quay, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-349 0508
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for information of where to go and what to do. Nice nick naks and postcards etc to buy too. Helpful staff

Thank leoniehastings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We obtained details of the Whanganui 'Summer Programmme' and made a booking on one of the trips. A very prompt and efficient service.

Thank wespalmer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got all the information we were looking for plus more: They have a small model of town and surroundings and beautiful posters on Maori history.

Thank jobst56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here primarily to pick up a map, but Keri soon asked if she could help and gave us some great advice and local knowledge unprompted about road closures in an area we were planning to travel. So helpful and may just have saved...More

Thank Trish644
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got to the i-site this morning and Debbie helped us out very very well with planning our trip. We told her what we wanted to see and do in the region and she just proposed a kind of ''customized' itinerary. So grateful to the...More

Thank charlotter685
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was appalled by the so-called service I received here - hope that's not how they treat our out-of-town visitors. So unprofessional to call nasty backchat after me as I made my escape. And they were surprisingly lacking in knowledge about where to find basic...More

Thank nin132
Whanganui_ISite, Manager at Whanganui i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi nin132, thanks for placing your feedback. I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss this further with you and get some more insight on your experience if you don't mind? If you wanted to send your details through to me at info@whanganui.govt.nz and I can...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

I always seem to need to ask iSite staff awkward questions, mainly because I am usually writing a travel article and want to find something different to do or photograph. The staff here were super-helpful and came up with plenty of useful ideas.

Thank Sandra R
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Helpful friendly staff. Lots of information on hand and a small variety of local gifts. Everything you'd want from your i-site!

Thank James W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very helpful and if one person did not have the answer to my question, one of the others did. You can find out about how when and where of everything in Wanganui.

Thank peggyfittes
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Really very helpful tourist info spot and cheery guide corrected us on things that the guide book had wrong. Also had good knowledge on local conditions affecting walks etc. Impressive surroundings and full cafe next door. Plus smart and clean toilets.

Thank EmmaRDS
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