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Welcome to Whanganui River TOP 10 Holiday Park, on the banks of the mighty and mysterious Whanganui River. Whether you need a quality scenic motel or backpacker accomodation

Where To Find Us

460 Somme Parade, Wanganui 4500
+64 6 343 8402, Freephone: 0800 272 664


Tags: Kayaking, Spa, Things To Do

About Us

  • Welcome to 'Whanganui River TOP 10 Holiday Park'

    Whanganui River TOP 10 Holiday Park is situated right on the banks of the mighty Whanganui River. Whether you want a high quality Motel, a budget-stretching Cabin, or a site for your Tent or Campervan, we have something for everyone. And it’s all set in a peaceful, spacious, relaxing, family friendly park setting. We have accommodation with fantastic river views where you can watch the paddle steamer Waimarie go by – we’re the only holiday park in New Zealand to have a working paddle steamer pass by and give a ‘toot-toot’ to waving guests.


    Outdoor heated Swimming Pool (Up to 30 degrees from September-April)
    ° Jumping Pillow
    ° Playground areas
    ° Bouncy Castle (Summer Only)
    ° BBQs
    ° Spa Pool for hire (Maximum of 5 people)
    ° Excellent kitchen and dining facilities
    ° Immaculate shower facilities
    ° Games room with table tennis, pool, air hockey and arcade machines
    ° TV Lounge with full Sky TV
    ° Picnic Areas
    ° Fun Trikes for hire
    ° Kayak Hire

    We also have a large open field for games of football, volleyball etc. 
    All our facilities are available to overnight guests and to day visitors. Day visitor pass is just $5 per person. 

    Day Passes 

    For just $5 per person you can visit Whanganui River TOP 10 Holiday Park and take advantage of all our fantastic facilities from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
    Entry price includes: unlimited use of the swimming pool, playgrounds, jumping pillow, kitchen, dining, BBQs, shower facilities, Games room and TV lounge.
    Bring the family down for a picnic and a relaxing day out, or book a birthday party for the children. Call us for special rates for parties or school groups.

    Please be aware of that groups of 10 or more should be pre-booked in advance. Call us on 06 343 8402 to book. 

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    Spa Pool

    Here at Whanganui River TOP 10 Holiday Park we have a private spa pool heated to a toasty 40 degrees, where you can relax and let the stresses of the day wash away. 

    The Spa is available to overnight guests and locals alike.

    Hire is just $13 for a half hour session for maximum of 5 people. 
    Bookings highly recommended. Call us on 06 343 8402 or pop into reception.

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    Kayak Hire

    Hire a kayak from Whanganui River TOP 10 Holiday Park and experience the Whanganui River up close and personal for yourself. You don’t have to be staying here to hire our kayaks, just give us a call on 06 343 8402 to book your kayak. Single and double kayaks available. Launch from our boat ramp by the hour, or take a trip 5km or 8km up the river and make your own leisurely way back. We will drive you up the river and leave you to explore the river at your own pace before arriving back at our boat ramp.

    Prices per person:
    $20 for an hour
    $35 for half a day
    $35 for 5km trip
    $50 for 8km trip
    (20% discount to TOP 10 Members)

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    Accommodation (Click here for more information)

    These activities are played out at the   Whanganui River TOP 10 Holiday Park, on the banks of the mighty and mysterious Whanganui River.  
    So if you will be needing accommodation during your stay in our beautififul city, then check us out. We are the only Qualmark 4-Star-Plus rated holiday park in the Wanganui/Manawatu area. 

    Our park is centrally and perfectly situated as an overnight spot to or from the Interisland ferry or a relaxing day's drive from Taupo, Rotorua, Waitomo, Hamilton, Napier or New Plymouth. So as Summer arrives you can really get out and explore from a great base here, next to the mighty Whanganui River and in the ski season, we are only a 90 minute drive from the start of the ski fields at Ohakune and Turoa!

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