North Island's West Coast Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in North Island's West Coast - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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New Plymouth 9

Waitomo 9

Palmerston North 6

Wanganui 6

The Whanganui River and Whanganui National Park 5

Cambridge 4

Hawera 2

Stratford 2

Sugar Loaf Islands 1

Raglan 1

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Arts/ Performance Venue 1

Beach–Sight 3

Body Of Water/ Waterfall 1

Cave 5

Farm/ Ranch 1

Garden/ Arboretum 2

Information Center 1

Museum/ Gallery 7

Nature Preserve/ Wildlife Refuge 3

Park (National/ State/ Provincial) 1

Park/ Playground 1

Public Art (Mural/ Sculpture/ Statue) 1

Religious Building/ Site/ Shrine 1

Scenic Drive/ Tour 4

Store/ Shop/ Mall 2

Tour–Sight 7

Town/ Village 1

Trail/ Path 1

Viewpoint/ Scenic Overlook 1

Winery/ Brewery/ Distillery 1

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Whanganui National Park

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Flowing through the heart of this national park, the historic and scenic Whanganui River begins its journey high on the mountains of...

Whanganui River Adventures

  • Tour–Sight

Ken and Josephine Haworth grew up on the river and now run a Pipiriki-based company with tours to the Bridge to Nowhere as well as shorter...

Whanganui River Road

  • Scenic Drive/Tour

For those without the time or inclination to travel by kayak or jet boat, an excellent option is to explore the river's lower reaches...

Whanganui River Road Mail Tour

  • Tour–Sight

This early-morning trip, run by Whanganui Tours, goes to Pipiriki and back by midafternoon and includes sightseeing stops and optional...

Whanganui Scenic Experience Jet

  • Tour–Sight

Owned and operated by local farmer Mark Wickham, this outfit offers 1½- to 5-hour tours that can include morning or afternoon tea stops...