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Whanganui National Park, Whanganui
Categories: National Parks, Nature & Parks
The Whanganui National Park is a national park located in the North Island of New Zealand. Established in 1986, it covers an area of 742 km² bordering the Whanganui River. It incorporates areas of Crown land, former state forest and a number of former reserves. The river itself is not part of the park.Flora and faunaThe park protects the habitat of several thousand North Island brown kiwi, and the also-endangered blue duck. Other birds in the park include the grey warbler, New Zealand pigeon, silvereye, tomtit, tui and whitehead.Arrange your visit to Whanganui National Park and discover more family-friendly attractions in Whanganui using our Whanganui itinerary maker.
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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 ... read more »
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 breathta... read 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 p... read more »
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