The months of November to February are the hottest, whilst the coldest weather occurs in June, July, and August. If you want to enjoy some summery weather, then it might be best for you to take a Christmas vacation in Wanganui. Be aware, though that most Kiwis take their main annual vacations in December or January, and flights are likely to be more expensive (and accommodations harder to come by) during these times of year. If you want to experience the city in holiday mode, then why not visit during one of the many festivals that go on throughout the year, such as the annual International Film Festival in September, or Christmas celebrations?
As well as the vertical bus, Wanganui has plenty of different types of horizontal transport that will take you wherever you need to go around the city. Renting a car or take a taxi for the utmost convenience. Or, hop on the city’s bus network, which consists of 5 urban services, four of which operate in loops and are perfect for tours.
Booking a flight to Wanganui (WAG) is your only option if you intend on flying to Whanganui. It is only a 2.5 mi journey from Wanganui to Whanganui’s city center.