Steampunk Cruise - 23 January 2022

From NZD 19.00


  • 2 Hours
  • Boarding is at 10.30am. All guests to report to our ticket office to receive your boarding pass before 10.30am
  • Departs from the Riverboat Centre Wharf at 11am.


Adult: $49.00

Adult (local): $44.00

Child (5-15 years, under 5 free): $19.00

Infants (Ages 4 & under): Free

Seniors (Ages 65+): $44.00

Family Pass (2 Adults + 2 Children (Ages 5-15) Price is per person 4 people required to book): $29.75


  • 2 hour cruise on the Paddle Steamer Waimarie
  • On board commentary
  • Wonderful views
  • The nostalgic sound of the steam whistle, the boiler powering the paddles, and the paddles making way through the water
  • The opportunity for our passengers to dress in their best Steam Punk treads
  • View our Riverboat Museum before or after your cruise at no addition cost.


Additional information

  • Suitable for all ages
  • Licenced bar on board. Snacks and hot and cold beverages available for purchase
  • Eftpos available
  • Wheel chairs can access the vessel but please contact us before making your booking.


A 2 hour cruise on the Whanganui River giving you the chance to express your Steampunk alter ego. Come along and enjoy the shenanigans.

Your cruise leaves the Riverboat Centre Wharf and heads up river taking in the scenery and views of Whanganui and the Whanganui River. Our commentary shares riverboat history and points of interest along the way. You can also visit the engine room, chat to the engineers and check out the boiler that powers our paddle steamer.

Please note that BYO food and alcohol is not permitted on any sailings