This Guest House is located very close to the CBD, and many attractions in and around wanganui.The river itself is the longest navigable river in New Zealand, and offers jet boat tours and more gentler rides on the Waimarie paddle steamer, the last remaining in New Zealand.The river attracts cyclists, hikers ,canoeists,and day trippers. The Sarjeant Gallery holds more than 5,500 art works from the 1840's to the present day.The regional museum is famous for its Taonga Maori Collection, second to none in Aotearoa. There is the Durie Hill Elevator and Tower, Glass blowing exibitions and gallery ,Farmer's markets , mountain to sea cycle trails, observatory and much loved childrens play ground. Throughout the year there is the masters games, street motorcycle racing,V8 jet boat sprints, opera week, Vintage weekend where every thing from the bygone era is on display. Not forgetting the ski slopes are only 1and 1/2 hrs away.
We have had requests from prospective guests, who are allergic to dogs, to stay at Charmae.To be fair to everyone here is a list of local Dog Kennels that will be happy to look after your cats and dogs, when you visit Whanganui.
Whanganui Pet Motel (06)343 9868,
Belmont Kennels (06)344 4010,
Extras: cleaning (Required, NZ$40.00 per stay); (Required, NZ$5.00 per person); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);