Whanganui National Park, Whanganui

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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 kmĀ² 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.
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  • Regenerated bush, about 60 years old in parts. Beautiful ferns and other native plants loving the conditions. Many birds and well worth a visit if you are in Wanganui.  more »
  • If you in Whanganui, visiting the National Park is a MUST. Although the journey goes as far as 5 days, even a day is sufficient... great jet boat trip up to the stunning Bridge to Nowhere.  more »
  • We drove around some of this park to see how it would be to return and cycle it on a longer trip - net result is that we're now much better informed and will return to cycle some of area's on our next...  more »

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