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Whanganui i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

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Address: 31 Taupo Quay, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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+64 6-349 0508
08:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:00

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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We got excellent guidance on what to do, including checking whether jet-boat tours were running, and which would be best for us.

Reviewed 1 week ago
David A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We got excellent guidance on what to do, including checking whether jet-boat tours were running, and which would be best for us.

Thank David A
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The I-SITE office is well worth visiting as a staring point for your time in Whanganui. Very helpful friendly service. Lots of information available. There is a separate quiet room with free internet available so an excellent place to catch up with emails or for planning future travel. Its position beside the river is a bonus. Also right beside a... More 

Thank Reynard1
Busselton, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we usually do, go find the infomation centre and get the lay of the land. Very helpful lass in here and were pleased we went. Got offered all the info we wanted for the places we wanted and asked about anything else. Nice to be given information that is extra and including the local touch, makes going to info... More 

Thank Keza_WA
Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Always a great place to take visitors to Whanganui - as a resident I pop in once a month to check the upcoming events and the Sargent Art Gallery display upstairs.

Thank Lesley W
Wellington, New Zealand
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221 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

...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 !!!

Thank India2012
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 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 

Thank Russ Q
Nambour, Australia
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

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.

Thank glaitken1
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5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2017

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

Thank Rochelle T
Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 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

Thank old_romantics_2000
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

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

Thank PeteLucy434

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