Waimarie, Whanganui

Categories: History Museums, Museums, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Tours, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.9/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web
Undoubtedly the most authentic way to experience Whanganui River’s scenery and history. Regular cruises aboard the iconic Waimarie Paddle Steamer - NZ’s only coal-fired paddle steamer operating from the golden riverboat era - are available during warmer months (October - April) and private charter cruises can be made by arrangement anytime. View cruise entertainment, timetable, prices and purchase tickets online or at the Waimarie Centre, where you can also uncover river memorabilia at the Waimarie Museum and marvel at a 134-year old architecturally designed building.
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  • A relaxing river cruise on a restored steamship. Sit back and watch the world roll by! Right out of a by-gone era! 
  • This is an amazing story of the steamboat which came back from a buried wreck, to again tun the lower river as it had gone decades ago. If you go one thing in Whanganui, do this. Its unique, and the l...  read more »
  • A 'must do' experience if you are passing through or staying anywhere near Whanganui. An original river steam paddle ship steeped in the pioneering history of New Zealand, rescued by enthusiasts from ...  read more »
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