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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Art Gallery
“Wanganui is renowned for its thriving arts scene. The Sarjeant on the Quay is the temporary home of the Sarjeant Gallery while it undergoes a massive refurbishment. There are many art galleries in our city.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Park
“A lovely park full of trees, botanic gardens across the road. Dog friendly at the South end of Kowhai Park. Flintsone Park is also here.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Museum
“Currently under earthquake strengthening, this building is magnificent, right next to the Public Library. The Museum has transferred some pieces to Somme Parade Museum opposite ISite.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Pak N Save next door and New World across from both Pak n Save and Countdown”
  • 4 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Great to watch classes of people making glass art and beautiful local glass sculpture”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“A lovely laidback bar/restaurant with cool retro furniture, a great range of beers and wines too. An outdoor covered area with table tennis area. Live music on most weekends”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“Good for pub grub or fine dining upstairs. Great to sit in the covered verandah on a sunny day and watch the world go by. Quiz night on winter Wednesdays a hit but book early or you'll miss out. Live music on occasions, always a good night out.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Lots of information here, lots of brochures and this is where you book to go on the Waimarie, the lovely steam paddle boat which frequents the river regularly.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Establishment
“Fabulous Indian food every time we've been there! Very reasonable prices for beer and wine.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“A cruise aboard the iconic Waimarie Paddle Steamer is undoubtedly one of the most authentic ways to experience Whanganui River’s scenery and history. Salvaged from the bottom of the Whanganui River where she sat for around 50 years, the Waimarie Paddle Steamer (previously known as PS Waimarie) was restored to her former glory and re-launched in 2000 to make her New Zealand’s only authentic coal-fired paddle steamer in operation. Today, we can but dream of the hustle and bustle of the trading settlers and iwi who knew the Waimarie Paddle Steamer of old. Instead we can enjoy her resurrection with a leisurely river cruise more fitting to her stately grace. Loved by adults and children alike, a scheduled or private charter cruise on the Waimarie Paddle Steamer offers a unique view of Wanganui.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Cinema
“Great movie theater, very affordable, if you need something to do on a rainy day or night out this is a great place to go! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Establishment
“This restaurant has met our expectations each time. I would definitely recommend the pizza's and the loaded fries. If needed they also have a small function room that would work well for private parties. We have never needed to book but you may want to during peak times.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Food
“ Cafe during day, makes great coffee. Fine dining restaurant in evening ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“Biggest boutique beer selection in town, decent restaurant, quiet and within walking distance. Has an English theme.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Every Saturday Morning, rain or shine you will find he appropriately named marked down by the riverside – on Mouta Quay in the heritage precinct, on the banks of the Whanganui River between the riverboat Waimarie and the Tram-shed. The site was a busy riverside trading site for local Maori, and know as Market Place in settler tomes. Enterprising people from our region are proud to be continuing this tradition as they set up in the first light of Saturday mornings, with the misty Whanganui River as their backdrop. www.therivertraders.co.nz www.facebook.com/WhanganuiRiverMarkets”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
“This lovely quaint cafe is situated right next to the Whanganui River. After enjoying the variety of their menu, take a stroll beside the river and view the beautiful art sculptures along the way.”
  • 6 locals recommend