Located on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand, the district of Wanganui is a popular haunt for lovers and honeymooners who are in search for a unique travel experience. This historic region is conveniently located on the banks of River Wanganui which adds to its romantic landscape. A thriving art scene in this district has resulted in the conversion of many old port buildings into glass-art studios. Overall this region makes for a fun, relaxed and holistic getaway for couples who are looking for some privacy and some insights into a new culture all at once.
While you are here, make sure you have planned the ideal romantic holiday. The best time to drive into Wanganui is during the Bloom, which is between December and March, when there are hundreds of flower baskets adorning the central streets of this region
Visit Victoria Avenue for a quite meal in a quaint romantic restaurant. Then head to the Bason Botanic Gardens for a refreshing walk amidst some of the most exotic flowers and other flora. The Wanganui River is a 300 kilometer long water body and the longest navigable river in the region. Consider canoeing while you visit it or go see the Mangapurua Stream that is bridged by the renowned ?Bridge to Nowhere?.
Another way to make the most of your honeymoon is taking the two hour cruise up the river in the country?s only coal-fired paddle steamer. Also consider taking one of the many heritage walks to unravel the rich history of this region.
Opting for a Car Rental Wanganui
New Zealand in general is world renowned for its exquisite driving experiences. So the next time you are planning a holiday to this part of the world, consider opting for a car rental Wanganui which not only offers you a once in a lifetime chance to experience the spectacular landscapes the country offers on every turn, but also adds to the convenience of travel.
Driving into Wanganui and then exploring its several sights and attractions is much more convenient than relying on buses which depart only after every hour and taxis which can be quite expensive. Furthermore, visiting the Tongariro National Park which is only two hours away is a lot easier.
Log on to the internet to identify a reliable rental company which offers competitive rates for your car hire needs.