Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge

Address: Corner Guyton And Purnell Streets, P.O. Box 207, Wanganui, North Island, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on Corner Guyton And Purnell Streets, P.O. Box 207, Wanganui, is near Wanganui River and Whanganui National Park.
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    Travel Blogs from Wanganui

    What happened here?

    A travel blog entry by rob-heulwen on Mar 18, 2014

    8 photos

    ... centre for one of New Zealand's key surfing regions and the museum there had a fascinating exhibition on the history of surfing in the region and New Zealand as a whole. Also featured was a whole section on volcanoes, as Mt Egmont (Maori name is Taranaki) is very much "active" and is centre piece to the whole Taranaki region. See pic below. The coastal walk finishes here on the front where there is a strange sculpture (The "wand") by some famous local artist. ...

    Can Wanganui get any better?

    A travel blog entry by paulcripsey on Jan 15, 2014

    6 photos

    ... for going to Wanganui was to catch up with Hope and family and their warm welcome and camaraderie was enough in itself, with all the other things that we have described an added bonus. But there was to be another unexpected event on our final evening...tomorrow night there we will be an opera performed on the paddle steamer, to celebrate 20 years of Opera summer school master classes, with over a thousand guests enjoying it from the river bank. We will miss that ...

    Getting high at Christmastime...

    A travel blog entry by brixhambertie on Jan 05, 2014

    38 photos

    ... to the wind. Three rivers run down the coast and empty themselves into the sea at that point – although the river mouth is constantly moving at the vagaries of tides, winds and the wild Tasman Sea. Driftwood covers vast areas of this beach – there are whole trees, enormous stumps, branches, twigs; many fabulous pieces shaped by the tumbling journey down the rivers, wave action and the abrasive sand. People ...

    Free Campervan part 1 - Wanganui

    A travel blog entry by edsutch on Dec 02, 2013

    19 photos

    ... a coffee each and that was it as we knew we had a load of food with us already in the van! We made it across, it was a bit strange arriving by boat, definitely felt like we had got to another country. It added to the feeling by the fact Wellington actually looked like a modern, proper city! Arriving in Christchurch didn't feel right and gave us weird first impressions, whereas arriving here in the city by boat on this amazing day was perfect! As much as we wanted to now ...

    On The Road Again... (Part 1)

    A travel blog entry by amy-and-ian on May 19, 2013

    1 comment, 7 photos

    ... the place we hope to be getting work this winter and the town where we had our interviews a week later - It's full of very quaint Alpine style buildings and has quite a character to it. Upon arriving we headed straight to the Canoe Safaris lodge so that we could pick out our canoes and start packing our dry barrels ready for the 5 day trip down the Whanganui river...

    We woke on Saturday morning to realize that for some reason our alarm didn't go off and we had ...