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Paddle Steamer Waimarie

Step into the heart of Whanganui and experience the riverboat era on board P.S. Waimarie

Welcome aboard the Paddle Steamer Waimarie, where the past meets the present on the majestic Whanganui River! 

As New Zealand's last coal-fired paddle steamer in operation in the Southern Hemisphere, the Paddle Steamer Waimarie offers an unforgettable journey through time. Step back into history and experience the charm of the riverboat era while cruising the tranquil waters of the Whanganui River. 

Whether you're looking for a leisurely day trip or a unique event venue, join us onboard to discover the beauty and heritage of the Whanganui River with us!

Join us to see Whanganui from awa, sit back, and watch the river run.