Activities in Wanganui District, New Zealand. Wanganui District, NZ Activities types include: Cultural & Theme, Day Trips & Excursions, Multi-day & Extended, Outdoor Activities, Sightseeing Tickets & Passes, Tours & Sightseeing, Walking & Biking, Water Sports.

Wanganui District New Zealand Activities

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Heli-Jet Combo Tour to Bridge to Nowhere over Whanganui National Park

Heli-Jet Combo Tour to Bridge to Nowhere over Whanganui National Park

Natural Attraction - Taumarunui - Starting from $685.00 per person

Fly by helicopter over the Whanganui National Park to the infamous Bridge to Nowhere. Return by JetBoat up the majestic Whanganui River. Venturing through rapids, taking in the spectacular scenery of both rural farmland and the hidden depths of the Whanganui National Park. And learn about the unique history of the river from early Maori settlement through to the establishment and demise of European farming communities from our expert local driver/guides.

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Half-Day Kayak to the Maori Carvings from Taupo

Half-Day Kayak to the Maori Carvings from Taupo

Kayaking - North Island - Starting from $99.00 per person

Glide your kayak over Lake Taupo's crystal clear waters as you paddle to the awe-inspiring Maori Rock Carvings on this 4-hour guided tour. 
Soak in the view across the Lake to 3 live volcano's while you hear the history of the carvings, various Maori legends and facts of the local area from your guide before enjoying rock jumps and a swim in Australasia's largest freshwater Lake. A must-do while in Taupo! More...

Half-Day Whanganui Sightseeing Tour

Half-Day Whanganui Sightseeing Tour

City Tour - Wanganui - Starting from $55.00 per person

Discover one of the North Island gems in New Zealand’s crown on this half-day Whanganui sightseeing tour. Travel by minibus through Whanganui with a guide, and gain insight into the region’s rich history and heritage. Discover top attractions including the Bason Botanical Gardens, Virginia Lake, and the Whanganui Royal Opera House. Perhaps take the elevator to the top of the Durie Hill Tower (own expense), and enjoy sweeping views over the Tasman Sea, Mt. Ruapehu, and Mt Taranaki. This tour... More...

Matiu Somes Eco Trek

Matiu Somes Eco Trek

Hiking - Walking - Wellington - Starting from $195.00 per person

Discover Wellington’s extraordinary natural features and contrasts. On this small group tour you will take a 20 minute ferry trip from central Wellington, to land on Matiu Somes Island in the middle of Wellington harbour. More...

The Hatrick JetBoat Tour

The Hatrick JetBoat Tour

Jet Boating - Taumarunui - Starting from $115.00 per person

Take a return Jet Boat journey down the Whanganui River skimming through the rapids and enjoying the breathtaking scenery of farmland and bush clad hills.  Enjoy the tales of settlements along this first part of the river from our experiences skipper/guide.

This tour is available on the dates shown or on request for parties of 4 or more at almost any time. Please call or email our booking office and we will do our best to find a time and date that suits you.

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Cathedral Cove Day Trip from Auckland

Cathedral Cove Day Trip from Auckland

Day Tour - Hot Water Beach - Starting from $300.00 per person

This unique day trip to the Coromandel Peninsula will take you to Te Whanganui-A-Hei (Cathedral Cove) Marine Reserve, Hot Water Beach, and the summit of Mt. Paku before returning to Auckland by minibus. The 10-hour itinerary includes guided hikes followed by a dip in beachside hot springs. You'll make memories that will last a lifetime. More...

River Valley Rafting - The Awesome Scenic Rafting Adventure. Family Rafting

River Valley Rafting - The Awesome Scenic Rafting Adventure. Family Rafting

Adventure Tour - Taihape - Starting from $189.00 per person

With over 30 Grade 2 (easy) rapids, amazing scenery and a riverside lunch, the 13 km section of the Rangitikei River downstream from River Valley Lodge is perfect for all ages.  This is a full day trip, departing from River Valley Lodge at 9.30am.  You will be spending approximately 4 hours on the river. More...

Rail and River Run - Rail Cart and Jet Boat Tour

Rail and River Run - Rail Cart and Jet Boat Tour

Jet Boating - Taumarunui - Starting from $345.00 per person

Enjoy the best of both worlds, a mixture of nostalgia and adrenaline. This full day tour explores both the Okahukura Stratford railway line by RailCart and the Whanganui River by Jet Boat and includes an appetizing Ploughman’s lunch at the old Tokirima Station. More...

Bridge to Nowhere

Bridge to Nowhere

Maori - Taumarunui - Starting from $350.00 per person


You will travel through deep gorges masked in native bush and banks encased with ferns, caves and waterfalls and skim over rapids on this full day Jet Boat experience on the majestic Whanganui River.  Take an easy stroll to the iconic Bridge to Nowhere, the bridge built with the promise of opening up land for pioneering farmers, but remoteness and unstable land meant the roads to the bridge were never completed.  Learn about the unique history of... More...


Coromandel and Cathedral Cove Day Trip from Auckland

Coromandel and Cathedral Cove Day Trip from Auckland

Day Tour - Auckland - Starting from $399.00 per person

From Auckland, enjoy a drive through farmland and bushclad hills across the spine of the Coromandel Peninsular to Hahei with its beautiful beach.   On this tour we will pick you up from your hotel and take a scenic drive through the New Zealand countryside as we head to the incredible Coromandel Peninsula.  The Hahei Explorer 10 seater zodiac boat, travels up to 14kms, taking you to the coastal islands of a marine reserve. The reefs, massive sea caves and bays, including the... More...

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Double View AccomadationDouble View Accomadation - Homestay.

Situated in Whanganui in the Manawatu region, Double View Accomadation has a patio and sea views. This homestay offers...

5 Day Coromandel Explorer5 Day Coromandel Explorer - Multi-day Tour - Hot Water Beach. Starting from $1399.00 per person.

This five day self drive itinerary explores the jewel that is the Coromandel Peninsula at the pace it deserves. Stay in...

 

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