Kai Iwi Beach
Kai Iwi Beach is a wild ocean frontier, strewn with black sand and masses of broken driftwood. To get here follow Great North Rd 4km...
Virginia Lake Scenic Reserve
The Virginia Lake Scenic Reserve, about 1km north from the top end of Victoria Ave, is a rambling reserve with a lake, colourful winter...
Join the mailman on the Whanganui River Rd to Pipiriki ($63; departs 7am) with lots of social and historical commentary. Returns...
Grand Irish Pub
Siphoning into NZ’s insatiable (and, it has to be said, annoying) passion for Irish pubs, the Grand Hotel's version is as good a spot as...
Your best self-catering option.
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