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Wanganui overview

You can take in the local culture of Wanganui at Whanganui Museum and Sarjeant Gallery. Make memories at Ward Observatory and Queens Park. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Wanganui.

Where to stay in Wanganui

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Wanganui has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Wanganui with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Wanganui hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Wanganui hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Wanganui

Fly in to Wanganui (WAG), 2.5 mi (4 km) from downtown Wanganui.

What to see around Wanganui

The area's cultural scene stands out, and places to visit include:
  • • Whanganui Museum
  • • Sarjeant Gallery
  • • Whanganui Riverboat Centre and Museum
Memorable for its landmarks including:
  • • Ward Observatory
  • • Memorial Tower
Recognized for its natural setting with these places to visit:
  • • Queens Park
  • • Watt Fountain
  • • Moutoa Gardens
  • • Virginia Lake
  • • South Beach

When to visit Wanganui

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 69°F day, 53°F night
  • • April-June: 65°F day, 43°F night
  • • July-September: 58°F day, 42°F night
  • • October-December: 68°F day, 47°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.69 inches
  • • April-June: 13.03 inches
  • • July-September: 14.13 inches
  • • October-December: 12.28 inches