Destination guide

Travel to culturally rich Whanganui

The area's museums and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Whanganui. This city's riverfront, rafting and canoeing draw many visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Whanganui

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Whanganui is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Queens Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Moutoa Gardens (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Watt Fountain (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Castlecliff Beach (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • South Beach (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Mowhanau Beach (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Whanganui

Fly into Whanganui (WAG), the closest airport, located 5.4 mi (8.7 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Whanganui, NZ?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 29 vacation rentals around Whanganui. From 14 house rentals to 4 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Whanganui?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Whanganui. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Whanganui Riverboat Centre and Museum: 30 vacation rentals
  • Sarjeant Gallery: 30 vacation rentals
  • South Beach: 29 vacation rentals
  • Whanganui Museum: 30 vacation rentals
  • Moutoa Gardens: 30 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Whanganui listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Whanganui?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 14 Houses in Whanganui. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Whanganui include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Whanganui?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Whanganui. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.