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

First Scheduled Sailing this season

19th Oct.

Sailing at 11am back at 1pm

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"





Scheduled Sailings will resume October

Or for more information, please contact the museum on 06 3471863, or email us at:
Charters, Team Building Sessions,
Family Parties, Christmas Functions
Travel as we did 100 years ago!

Call Peter on 0212723444 to discuss your details

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:
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