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

Daily Sailings, except Monday 12, Tuesday 20th and Monday the 26th for January  2015

Leave at 11am for a two hour cruise

Book now using the tab above

 Available for charter any day, any time.

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

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

Stoke some coal and get your "Honorary Stokers Certificate"




6 days per week through January

Or for more information, please contact the museum on 06 3471863, or email us at:
Daily Cruises, except Tuesday 20th.
Depart 11am and return at approximately 1pm
Food & Drink  available on board.
Meet Mr Hatrick and go back over 100 years





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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