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Waimarie Paddle Steamer By Deb Alexander No visit to Whanganui would ever be complete without a trip on our Waimarie Paddle Steamer. The Waimarie Paddle Steamer is most definitely a…

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licensed bar serving a range of refreshments. To find out more, view our cruise timetable and prices and to book online visit www.waimarie.co.nz. Visit us The Waimarie Centre is located…

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…fanatastic War Memorial Tower, which, when climbed, will offer an even more amazing vista of the city! These are the places for your selfie 🙂 Paddlesteamer Waimarie The Waimarie is…

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…in Whanganui! (Did we mention the friendly ducks and geese?!) Paddle Steamer Waimarie The Waimarie is a unique turn-of-the-century paddle steamer and the only operating coal-fired paddle steamer in NZ….

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…for 50 years, the Waimarie Paddle steamer was restored to her former glory and re-launched in 2000 to make her New Zealand’s only authentic coal fired paddle steamer operating from…

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Whanganui – 中国网页 旺格努伊Whanganui, New Zealand, 市始建于1831年,坐落在新西兰最长的通航运河口。这里孕育了新西兰绚烂的历史与艺术。 旺格努伊坐落在北岛的西海岸,交通便利可直飞惠灵顿和奥克兰两大城市。这里气候温和风景秀丽,沙滩宽阔、绿木成荫,旺格努伊原意是“大河湾”或者“大港湾”,这里有许多为人称道的“第一次”以及标志性历史名胜。沃德天文台The Ward Observatory至今仍使用新西兰最大的、未经更改的折射望远镜。在晴朗的夜晚,可以通过它观察到土星、月球和众多的星团。杜瑞山Durie Hill升降梯高达66米,是新西兰仅有的一个地下公共升降梯,全世界也仅有两部,从电梯的顶部平台可以俯瞰整个塔斯曼海、鲁阿佩胡火山和塔拉纳基山。 新西兰的最后一艘燃煤汽船怀玛里号PS Waimarie,经过翻修后用于观光旅游,依然航行 于旺格努伊河上。稀有的棕夜鹭只有在旺格努伊河岸才能看到,这种鸟的颜色十分接近于一种原产于中国南京的棉花,所以以颜色而得名。   旺格努伊河还是若干新西兰最重要的体育项目的发源地,这里有新西兰的第一家赛马俱乐部、以及新西兰第一家高尔夫俱乐部。而在1962年,Peter Snell在著名的Cooks Gardens打破了一英里中长跑的世界纪录。在19世纪70年代这座城市成立之初,旺格努伊和联盟Union划艇会同时成立,使这里成为了赛艇的大本 大本营。旺格努伊还在每年的节礼日举办如今世界文明的旺格努伊陵园赛车路线Cemetery Circuit Street摩托大赛。 旺格努伊的历史融合了本地毛利文化和开荒的欧洲移民文化,构成了充满历史感的特色建筑、公园和博物馆。旺格努伊博物馆一定要去,这里的馆藏可以追溯到1890年,并因毛利珍品Tāonga系列而闻名遐迩。这座博物馆里还存有世界上最重要的恐鸟 Moa 展品。这种已经灭绝的鸟类不会飞,但身高可达到3.6米。将在2015年9月展出。 有400多艺术家常驻于此,其中不乏具有国际声望的玻璃艺术家。这里有新西兰唯一的一所玻璃学校,并且,每年一月份都会向年轻的歌剧爱好者开放,举办新西兰歌剧班。游客可以到为电影《霍比特人》制作玻璃制品的工作室,参观热玻璃塑形成功地整个过程。萨基特画廊赞助人的支持下,得以拥有从16世纪欧洲艺术跨越到21世纪新西兰艺术的收藏。 旺格努伊河是新西兰甚至全世界唯一一条法律规定的综合生态河流,其权益同时受到当 地的本地毛利部落和皇家的双重保护。 该地区受欢迎的活动众多,其中一项因许多原因而闻名远近——喷气快艇,在导游的引领下您可以乘坐快艇感受旺格努伊河流的平静以及两岸的世界著名历史景观。 在旺格努伊自由露营 关于通宵泊车和服务需要的信息…

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Durie Hill Tower And Elevator By Deb Alexander The Durie Hill Tower and Elevator are two of the top attractions in Whanganui and it’s not hard to see…

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Waimarie Paddle Steamer And Museum Read More Durie Hill Underground Elevator Read More Durie Hill War Memorial Tower Read More Ward Observatory Read More Queens Park Whanganui Read More Bushy…

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…Homestead Read More Waimarie Paddle Steamer And Museum Read More Bastia Hill Water Tower Read More Whanganui Regional Museum Read More Durie Hill Underground Elevator Read More Queens Park Whanganui…

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Virginia Lake Whanganui One of Wanganui’s premier parks, Virginia Lake (Rotokawau) One of Whanganui’s premier parks, Virginia Lake Whanganui (Rotokawau) offers a range of activities including a 25…

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Durie Hill Underground Elevator A special treat going back in time and unique for its kind! Beyond the City Bridge, Durie Hill’s 213 metre long pedestrian tunnel leads…

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Motor Vessel Wairua Mr Hatrick’s Motor Vessel Wairua – A genuine vintage riverboat Built at Poplar London UK by Yarrow & Company, the Motor Vessel Wairua (Spirit) joined…