Source: Phillip Capper
Source: Phillip Capper

About:   Whanganui, also spelled Wanganui, is a city located on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. The area of Whanganui is 2,373 km² and the population was 40,900 in 2018. The coordinates of the city are 39.9301° S,175.0479° E. The altitude of the city is 31 m above mean sea level. The main airport of the city is Whanganui Airport. The address of the airport is Wanganui Airport, Whanganui 4501, New Zealand.

 

Best Season to Visit: The best time to visit Whanganui is from November to April.

 

 Tourist Attractions:

1)

Tongariro National Park

2)

Whanganui National Park

3)

Bridge to Nowhere

4)

Durie Hill Elevator

5)

Waimarie

6)

Bason Botanic Gardens

7)

Lake Virginia

8)

Kowhai Park South

9)

New Zealand Glassworks

10)

Whanganui Regional Museum

11)

Quartz Museum of Studio Ceramics

12)

Motor Vessel Wairua

13)

Winter Gardens

14)

Queens Park

15)

Virginia Lake Reserve

16)

War Memorial Tower

17)

Westmere Lake

18)

North Mole

19)

Virginia Lake Aviary

 

Temperature:  The month wise highest and lowest temperatures for the city are shown below.

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

High (°c)

22.5

22.9

21.3

18.8

16

13.8

13.1

13.7

15.3

17

18.9

20.8

Low (°c)

13.8

13.8

12.6

10.2

8

6.2

5.3

5.8

7.6

9.2

10.7

12.6

 

 

Rainfall: The month wise rainfall in mm for the city is shown below.

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

mm

67

58

66

66

79

84

84

73

66

72

67

79

days

8

7

8

8

10

12

12

10

8

10

8

11

 

 

Adventure and Other Activities:

1)

Bike Tours

2)

Off road tours

3)

Site-Seeing Tours

4)

Day Trips

5)

Private tours

6)

Cultural Tours

7)

Nature and Wildlife Tours

8)

Multi-Day Tours

9)

Eco Tours

10)

Boat Tours

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