3 days in Manawatu-Wanganui Region Itinerary

3 days in Manawatu-Wanganui Region Itinerary

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3 days in Manawatu-Wanganui Region Itinerary

Start: Raetihi
Drive:  1​h 15​min
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Raetihi


Whanganui ©
Whanganui River has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Wanganui Winter Garden, explore the activities along Whanganui River, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Virginia Lake. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Durie Hill Elevator and then steep yourself in history at Durie Hill Memorial Tower.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Whanganui day trip planner.

Raetihi to Whanganui is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Whanganui

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Virginia Lake ©
Virginia Lake
Durie Hill Elevator & Elevator Tower ©
Whanganui River ©
Whanganui River