Whanganui National Park, Whanganui

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The Whanganui National Park is a national park located in the North Island of New Zealand. Established in 1986, it covers an area of 742 km² bordering the Whanganui River. It incorporates areas of Crown land, former state forest and a number of former reserves. The river itself is not part of the park.
The park protects the habitat of several thousand North Island brown kiwi, and the also-endangered blue duck. Other birds in the park include the grey warbler, New Zealand pigeon, silvereye, tomtit, tui and whitehead.
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  • not just country is fantastic, but all around too. Water is great to drink. Sure North Island is not as South, but has his beauty. Just loved go by this part of country.  more »
  • Guided five day canoe tour for a family group with an age range of 11 to 76. Hard work at times, but lots of fun. Guides were brilliant, but would recommend that you choose the canoe hire company...  more »
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  • Awesome, the Kawhakauka track and Bridge to Nowhere ride are great fun on a Mountain bike. Caveat, after very heavy and multi day rain, avoid.
  • Outstanding area. Needs to be good weather to enjoy the trails
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