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Whanganui River, Whanganui
Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Beautiful year-round, Whanganui River draws visitors with its hiking, fishing, and sightseeing opportunities. Running through North Island from Mount Tongariro to the coast at Whanganui, the river is the nation's third-longest at 190 km (118 mi). Historically, it holds great significance for the native Maori people, figuring prominently in many of their legends. Now, tourists come here during all seasons to witness its natural beauty, hike through its surrounding forests, and fish in its fresh water. For Whanganui River and beyond, use our Whanganui itinerary maker to get the most from your Whanganui vacation.
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Enjoy the silence while kayaking and enjoy nature all around!!! :) Tip: swinging place 5km above the city center.
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