Welcome to the Whanganui Riverboat site...


The Museum operates from 11am to 2pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Appointments for groups can be made by arrangement.


The PS Waimarie is a unique turn of the century paddle steamer that sails the Whanganui River.

Take a day trip from Wellington, Paraparaumu,
Waikenae, Otaki, Levin or Foxton.

Cruise on the Waimarie with Coast Coachlines

Waimarie Paddle Steamer River Cruise

Saturday 17 May 2014 & Saturday 11 October 2014


Take a scheduled cruise aboard the Paddle Steamer Waimarie, New Zealand's last paddle steamer, established 1900. The Waimarie offers leisurely cruises on the beautiful Whanganui River.

Click here for more information.



Sailings for 2013/2014
have now started.

Or for more information, please contact the museum on 06 3471863, or email us at:
Waimarie Easter
Bunny Cruise
Everyone loves an Easter Egg Hunt!
Chug up the Whanganui River aboard The Waimarie
Saturday, April 19,
depart 11am, return 2pm approx.

Look out for the Easter bunny!

Family $50 2 adults/2 children
extra adults $20, extra kids 10.
Refreshments available on board.
Sorry no BYO

Click here for bookings.





If you wish to become a volunteer for the P.S Waimarie and Museum please email your interest to
We appreciate all the support
of the community and local business.

WHANGANUI RIVERBOAT CENTRE, 1A Taupo Quay Wanganui New Zealand.
For urgent contact, call  021 272 3444 or email us at: info@riverboats.co.nz
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