Steam Inc wang-arrival“Travel with Steam Incorporated North from Kapiti via Palmerston North to the river city of Whanganui enjoying a full day of steam travel.  Departs Paekakariki at 7.20am, arrives back at 8.30pm.

“The train will be hauled by one of our coal fired steam locos.  It will comprise our fleet of classic red carriages. There is a buffet counter selling sandwiches, sausages, hamburgers, drinks and snacks.  You are welcome to bring your own food along.

Waimarie and train

“There will be 2.5 hours in Whanganui.  Optional tours available include a short river cruise on the Waimarie Paddle Steamer, a longer cruise on the river boat Wairua or a city sightseeing tour.

“Return train fare from Kapiti stations Adult $149, Child $109.  Also picks up at Paraparaumu, Waikanae, Otaki, Levin, Palmerston North and Feilding.”

The pick-up stop in Waikanae is 7:45 am; return at 8:05 pm.

Steam Inc. website for bookings