Welcome to the Whanganui Riverboat site...


Appointments for visits to the museum can be made by arrangement.


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

New Zealands only coal fired Paddle Steamer

Sailing s over Easter, Fri, Sat, Sun and Mon.  at 11am. 

 for a two hour cruise


Book now using the tab above

 Available for charter any day, any time, just call.

Come and meet the crew, visit the engine room or have a drink in the Yarrow's Saloon.

Watch our homing pigeons fly off with your message and then deliver it to the Riverboat Museum

Stoke some coal and get your "Honorary Stokers Certificate"





Or for more information, please contact the museum on 06 3471863, or email us at:
Easter Program

Easter Weekend Fri, Sat, Sun and Monday at 11am
Food & Drink  available on board.
Meet Mr Hatrick with his pigeons  and go back over 100 years



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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:
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