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 Saturdays 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:
18/4/2015 Saturday at 11am
25/4/2015 Saturday at 12 noon (ANZAC Day)
27/4/2015 Monday at 11am (ANZAC day holiday)
2/5/2015 Saturday at 11am
9/5/2015 Saturday at 11am
16/5/2015 Saturday at 11am
23/5/2015 Saturday at 11am
30/5/2015 Saturday 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  06 3471863 or email us at:
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