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27 Nis — 4 May1
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Set amid beautiful lush green scenery, Wanganui is one of the most captivating cities in New Zealand. It is also home to some very unique and quirky attractions such as the vertical bus. The Durie Hill Elevator will take you to the top of Durie Hill, and from here you can enjoy some amazing and expansive views over the city and its environs. Art lovers should make sure to pay a visit to the Sarjeant Gallery. This is one of the most historically important buildings in all of New Zealand, and inside you can see some real treasures of the 20th century art (as well as works from more modern times, and other periods). Chief among the collections of the Sarjeant Gallery are the works of Herbert Ivan Babbage, who was one of the country’s most important artists. Other key sights to see in Wanganui include the Opera House, where you can catch amazing concerts any time of year and, of course, the beautiful coast line. In the summer you can swim and sunbathe on the coast to your heart’s content and participate in a wide variety of water sports all year round.

Getting around Whanganui

As well as the vertical bus, Wanganui has plenty of different types of horizontal transport that will take you wherever you need to go around the city. Hire a car or take a taxi for the utmost convenience. Or, hop on the city’s bus network, which consists of 5 urban services, four of which operate in loops and are perfect for tours.

  • When is the best time to fly to Whanganui?

    The months of November to February are the hottest, whilst the coldest weather occurs in June, July, and August. If you want to enjoy some summery weather, then it might be best for you to take a Christmas holiday in Wanganui. Be aware, though that most Kiwis take their main annual holidays in December or January, and flights are likely to be more expensive (and accommodation harder to come by) during these times of year. If you want to experience the city in holiday mode, then why not visit during one of the many festivals that go on throughout the year, such as the annual International Film Festival in September, or Christmas celebrations?

  • What does WAG mean?

    This is just an IATA (International Air Transport Association) code. IATA codes are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Wanganui Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a WAG flight.

  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Whanganui?

    For a flight to Whanganui, you will be flying into Wanganui. Wanganui (WAG) is just 2.5 mi from the center of the city.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Whanganui if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Whanganui on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in Whanganui?

    null is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in Whanganui. One-way flights to null typically cost null, while return flights cost around null.

  • Does Wanganui Airport have car hire?

    Yes. Those touching down at Wanganui Airport can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Wanganui Airport?

    Yes. Wanganui Airport has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Bignell Street Motel is the closest property to Wanganui Airport (1.0 mi away from Wanganui Airport).

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