Things to do:
- Whanganui River and Road Tours.
- 1 day canoe journey.
- 3 day canoe journey (starting at Tongariro National Park).
- Jet boating including Bridge to Nowhere trip.
- City walks plus walks on and around the Whanganui River valley ranging from 1 day to 3 days on the Matemateonga track.
- Black sand beaches.
- Museums, Galleries and Glass Studio.
- New Zealands’ only working paddle steamer – The Waimarie and Wairua Vessels.
- Saturday morning river traders market - a must.
- Golf and Gardens.