Braemar House

Braemar House is a restored historic homestead, built in 1880, located on the banks of the Whanganui River. We provide a wide range of accommodation option

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EARLY MORNING SHOWER - Whanganui River style! 09/03/2022

EARLY MORNING SHOWER - Whanganui River style!

One way of waking up the adventurous way!

EARLY MORNING SHOWER - Whanganui River style! How to wake up on the Whanganui and be in no doubt you're alive!Back country adventure in NZ / New Zealand / Aotearoa. 3 day 2 night trip kayak trip from Wha...

Bridge to SOMEWHERE! Adventure Bikes explore! 09/03/2022

Bridge to SOMEWHERE! Adventure Bikes explore!

Have you been to the Bridge to SOMEWHERE?

Bridge to SOMEWHERE! Adventure Bikes explore! Out in the back of beyond off the Forgotten Highway in the backcountry of New Zealand . NZ / Aotearoa. 2 PIGS - KLR 650's and their hapless riders explore sc...

PIRATES ON THE WHANGANUI! Paddle, me hearties! Hargh!! 09/03/2022

PIRATES ON THE WHANGANUI! Paddle, me hearties! Hargh!!

PIRATES ON THE WHANGANUI! Paddle, me hearties! Hargh!! Pirates attempt to master the 50/50 rapid in the Whanganui River. 3 days and 2 nights of adventure. Entry at Whakahoro and exit at Pipiriki. See the scenic b...

PADDLE! PADDLE! PADDLE! - 50/50 Rapid Whanganui River 09/03/2022

PADDLE! PADDLE! PADDLE! - 50/50 Rapid Whanganui River

PADDLE! PADDLE! PADDLE! Adventure awaits just upriver from Braemar House. Enjoy the scenic Whanganui River by arranging a 3 day canoe trip from Whakahoro to Pipiriki. Then come and relax at Braemar House!

PADDLE! PADDLE! PADDLE! - 50/50 Rapid Whanganui River Whanganui River adventure - Determination and non-stop paddling on the 50/50 rapid. Back country adventure; Whakahoro to Pipiriki by Canadian canoe; NZ / New...

26/02/2022
19/02/2022

Come and see our local artists at work...

17/02/2022

Interesting upcoming events in Whanganui...

02/02/2022

Good news 2022 - Something that's not cancelled! Come and participate...

Photos from Braemar House's post 29/09/2021

Braemar House - early spring...

Photos from Braemar House's post 29/09/2021

Braemar House - Visit to a grand old lady by a grand old dame...

11/09/2021

We're up and ready to go, again! Looking forward to seeing all our regular travellers. Dash is missing all the kids 😀
Braemar House crew

Photos from Braemar House's post 25/06/2021

Lights on Bikes and Lights festival in Whangas, tonight...

South Island Rumble 2021 08/04/2021

South Island Rumble 2021

What we get up to when we're not at Braemar House...

South Island Rumble 2021 4 guys on m/bikes - Ride through the iconic Molesworth Station and Rainbow road with us!

Whanganui River Rumble March 21 01/04/2021

Whanganui River Rumble March 21

Done the Whanganui River 3 day trip? Here's some inspiration...

Whanganui River Rumble March 21 3 days down the Whanganui River, NZ (Whakohoro - Pipiriki). See the action of the 50/50 rapid... where you pay if you make the wrong decision... Ever gone ba...

19/03/2021

Whanganui Walls – Where to find them

Below is a list of the mural artists participating in Whanganui Walls, starting from Thursday and finishing on Sunday, where they are from and their festival locations.
• Milarky (Taranaki) - 89 Ridgway St (City Gym)
• Dan Mills (Local) - 70 Ridgway St (The Bike Shed)
• Swiftmantis (Palmerston North) - 88 St Hill Street (Farmers)
• Flox (Auckland) - 22 Maria Pl (Behind the ANZ)
• Mica Still (Wellington) - 30 Maria Pl. (The former Beijing Restaurant)
• Charles & Janine Williams (Auckland) - 110 Guyton St (Whanganui District Council Building)
• Mike Marsh (Local) - 142 Guyton St (Corner of Guyton and Wilson streets)
Local youth art students will also be painting a mural near the access road behind Embassy 3 Cinema.
Each painter will have a ‘minder.’ Members of the public are welcome to ask that person questions rather than the painter.
On the Saturday, March 20 there will be the 'Whanganui Walls Stage' Music Festival on from 1.30pm to 10pm at Majestic Square. The bands are:
• Pluto (Auckland)
• Raw Collective (Wellington)
• Bad Hagrid (Wellington)
• Licks (Local)
• Skilaa (Auckland)
• Damn Raucous Brass (Local)
• DARTZ (Wellington)

Pictured is an example of Flox's work - she is doing a mural behind the ANZ building

14/03/2021

Top note - We've had the privilege of hosting members of the NZ Opera School. Great to hear the music floating around Braemar House...

14/03/2021

Top note - We've had the privilege of hosting members of the NZ Opera School. Great to hear the music floating around Braemar House...
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Whanganui Riverbank parkrun 22/02/2021

Whanganui Riverbank parkrun

Growing in popularity world wide

Whanganui Riverbank parkrun Whanganui Riverbank parkrun, parkruns are free, weekly, timed ..., Whanganui Riverbank, Whanganui River, Manawatu / Whanganui, 31 October 2020 - 29 May 202

Photos from Braemar House's post 31/01/2021

Bikeys galore at Braemar House this weekend...

24/01/2021

Braemar House Vinrage Weekend guests... Nothing like a good dress-up to lift the spirits

Whanganui Vintage Weekend 23/01/2021

Whanganui Vintage Weekend

Whanganui Vintage Weekend Experience the Whanganui feeling

Photos from Braemar House's post 23/01/2021

Vintage Weekend in full swing...
Join us next year!

22/01/2021

What a tidy example of a SAAB96 visiting Braemar House for Vintage Week, this weekend. Three days full of packed activities ahead.

Photos from Braemar House's post 26/12/2020

Braemar House is all about BIKES this weekend as Cemetery Circuit 2020 plays out...

Why Whanganui is New Zealand's most underrated city 24/11/2020

Why Whanganui is New Zealand's most underrated city

Come for the weekend and we'll look after you at Braemar House.

Why Whanganui is New Zealand's most underrated city Whanganui is a mix between Amsterdam and Napier, yet it's surprisingly off the radar for many holidaymakers.

23/11/2020

Braemar House Wanganui guest David from Auckland on the TA!! May the wind be at your back...

08/11/2020

Obviously a bikers weekend at Braemar House / YHA ...

05/11/2020

BMW's on the move - Auckland adventure riders staying over at Braemar House Wanganui. Off street parking for their bikes is available so that only the necessaries need to be removed. Wet weather riding today, lads, so be safe! See you on the next Kiwi Rider NZ circuit https://m.facebook.com/KiwiRiderMagazine/

08/10/2020

Mountains to Sea - Nga Ara Tuhono is growing

Mountains to Sea Cycle Route... running nearly past our front door...
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24/09/2020

Doesn't our city look like a movie set?

📷 by @ynmonette

Private Charters | MV Wairua 24/08/2020

Private Charters | MV Wairua

Make a memorable vintage weekend of it! A cruise on MV Wairua (1904) and comfy accommodation at Braemar House (circa 1880)

Private Charters | MV Wairua

31/07/2020

Good morning, Braemar House! Sunrise over the Whanganui... (thanks, Karina Hunt)

29/07/2020

Reflection on Braemar House...
Thanks Sandra!

Whanganui River - roadside stories | NZHistory, New Zealand history online 23/07/2020

Whanganui River - roadside stories | NZHistory, New Zealand history online

A bit of history about the Whanganui River that runs by a short distance from our front door...

Whanganui River - roadside stories | NZHistory, New Zealand history online Video about the history of the Whanganui River

24/06/2020

Round-the-world on a motorbike traveller Soonki Li setting off on his NZ adventure from Braemar House Wanganui this morning. 46 000 kms and many stories to tell. Travel well!

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The Waimarie on "full steam ahead!" Post-season checks...
Festive activity at the Wanganui market this morning...
Waimarie paddle steamer
Fun rafting Whanganui river.
A little steam fired boat chugging down Whanganui River heritage weekend...
Small video of Prince Harry arriving by Waka today..

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2 Plymouth Street
Whanganui
4500

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 12pm
4pm - 8:30pm
Tuesday 9am - 12pm
4pm - 8:30pm
Wednesday 9am - 12pm
4pm - 8:30pm
Thursday 9am - 12pm
4pm - 8:30pm
Friday 9am - 12pm
4pm - 8:30pm
Saturday 9am - 12pm
4pm - 8:30pm
Sunday 12pm - 2pm
4pm - 8:30pm

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