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Bushy Park Sanctuary

791 Rangitatau East Road Whanganui, Whanganui 4578, New Zealand
+64 27 631 0105
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Bird spotters delight

Fantastic predator free well laid out and signed tracks. Saddle backs galore, stitch birds, a... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
leoniew5558
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Wellington, New Zealand
Nice place

We were taken here by friends from the area. The house was closed on a Monday, so we just walked... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
cngj
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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  • Average16%
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“stitch” (2 reviews)
“rata” (2 reviews)
“bird” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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791 Rangitatau East Road Whanganui, Whanganui 4578, New Zealand
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+64 27 631 0105
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Fantastic predator free well laid out and signed tracks. Saddle backs galore, stitch birds, a shining cuckoo, tug, fan tails, a north island robin that danced. A northern rata “ tree of national sognificance” and stunning . Really enjoyed our wander around. Paths very buggy...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We were taken here by friends from the area. The house was closed on a Monday, so we just walked around the park. There are signed walks through the woods. We saw lots of birds, including some of the native ones. The main feature of...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We went on a day that the weather was a bit sketchy. The house is beautifully done. The gardens are fantastic. There is a stable with some historical items that are quite interesting to look at. The paths through the grounds are well maintained. The...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Beautiful Bushy Park historic homestead (built 1906) with lovely gardens and a 24 acre predator proofed wildlife sanctuary, is a wonderful place to spend an afternoon or to stay a few nights as a relaxing retreat. It can also be hired for events such as...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

At turnoff on the road signage advised adults $1.00 each, once we reached the gates it is actually $10.00 per adult. We were not aware until we arrived at the house this was not available for viewing. We were directed to the wetlands as being...More

Thank Echo293
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Reviewed 7 May 2015

I first went to Bushy Park not long after it opened to the public but this was my first stay. It was very pleasant and we would go back anytime we were home in Whanganui.

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