Palmerston North Esplanade Scenic Railway

We operate NZ's premier miniature railway, traveling along a 2.2 km track through the beautiful park, playground, & native bush of Victoria Esplanade, Palmerston North. Fun for all ages. Operating weekends, school & Public holidays.


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Operating 3 NZ replica locomotives our track will give you a view of the beautiful Victoria Esplanade. We have 2 stations to board the train.

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The railway is operated by a totally volunteer operated society.
Great fun for all the family and a unique way to capture memories that will last a lifetime.

We can also be hired for special excursion trips outside our normal hours, for educational groups, tour groups, weddings etc.


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Physical address

Palmerston North Esplanade Scenic Railway, Victoria Esplanade, Palmerston North, West End, Palmerston North, Manawatu, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
1pm to 4pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
7.5 km to airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
2.4 km to coach terminal
Proximity to town:
2.3 km to town.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $3.00
Further pricing information:
8 trip concession tickets are also available

Language support

  Written Spoken
Chinese (Simplified) YES YES

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