Pricing and Conditions

Adult $44.00 - $59.00
(15 year(s) and under)
$14.00 - $25.00
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Family passes available which includes 2 adults and 2 children. Various prices apply to our event and 1 hour cruises.

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Customers will also receive a full refund or credit in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Contact us by phone to cancel or inquire about a cancellation. No shows will be charged at full price.

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Salvaged from the bottom of the Whanganui River where she sat for around 50 years, the Paddle Steamer Waimarie was restored to her former glory and relaunched in 2000 to make her New Zealand’s only authentic coal fired paddle steamer in operation. We provide 2 hour and event cruises over our sailing season which is from September to May. We are also provide private charters for weddings, engagements, birthday, work, product launches or maybe even a unique meeting space.

Opening times

Business hours:
9.30am to 1.30pm. We area open at other times by arrangement.
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec


1A Taupo Quay, Whanganui, 4500, Whanganui Central, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
We are situated 5km from Whanganui Airport and 73km from Palmerston North Airport.
bus Proximity to coach terminal:
300m to local coach stop.
decisions Proximity to town:
Very close to central Whanganui.

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