VISIT Whanganui National Park:
Whanganui National Park was established in 1986, and has a total area of 183,327 acres (286 square miles, or 742 square kilometers).
|Address||34-36 Taupo Quay, Whanganui, North Island, 4500|
|Learn More||Official Website|
When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation
We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Whanganui National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Whanganui National Park is.
Our data shows the best months to visit Whanganui National Park are January, February, March & April.
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Whanganui National Park Road Trips
Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Whanganui National Park is visited.
|Trip Name||Trip Miles||Trip Days|
Other Nearby National Park Sites
From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Whanganui National Park.
|Tongariro National Park||59 km|
|Abel Tasman National Park||59 km|
|Egmont National Park||73 km|
|Kahurangi National Park||286 km|
|Nelson Lakes National Park||353 km|
Nearest Ski Resorts
For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Whanganui National Park:
When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Whanganui National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Whanganui National Park.
|Wellington International Airport||WLG||Wellington,||228 km|
|Auckland International Airport||AKL||Auckland,||253 km|
|Christchurch International Airport||CHC||Christchurch,||508 km|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Whanganui National Park.
|New Plymouth Airport||NPL||New Plymouth,||70 km|
|Wanganui Airport||WAG||Wanganui,||76 km|
|Taupo Airport||TUO||Taupo,||117 km|
|Palmerston North Airport||PMR||,||130 km|
|Hamilton International Airport||HLZ||Hamilton,||161 km|
|Hawke's Bay Airport||NPE||Napier,||169 km|
|Rotorua Regional Airport||ROT||Rotorua,||178 km|
Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.