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Oamaru Steam and Rail

Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
+64 27 277 4678
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Quaint and fun

Took the train during the Victorian Fete and had a hilariously wonderful time. The conductor was... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2018
stephanie_sandiego1
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Melbourne, Australia
Beautiful simplicity

Its quite simple really... My 8 and 2 year old LOVED it! That is all any parent wants. Had good... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2018
raymondy133
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Incorporated in 1986, we provide a vintage railway experience for both locals and tourists, as well as restore locomotives and rolling stock and associated rail infrastructure. All maintenance work and train operations are carried out by our volunteer crew. We run coal-fired steam and vintage diesel trains every Sunday (subject to volunteer staffing) in the Victorian Precinct in Oamaru, New Zealand.
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Feb 12, 2018
“Quaint and fun”
Jan 4, 2018
“Beautiful simplicity”
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Oamaru 9400, New Zealand
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Reviewed February 13, 2018

Took the train during the Victorian Fete and had a hilariously wonderful time. The conductor was most entertaining and definitely my favourite part of the adventure.

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Reviewed January 5, 2018

Its quite simple really... My 8 and 2 year old LOVED it! That is all any parent wants. Had good memories made in the short 30 mins or less that we spent on the train. Everything about the experience was great, from being greeted by...More

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Reviewed December 12, 2017

Took the train on a lovely sunny day and it was a great way to see the town. It starts in the Victorian precinct, runs past limestone buildings and then around the waterfront to the historic harbour. Great views from the open carriage behind a...More

Thank limolly
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Reviewed August 25, 2017

On a weekend the local enthusiasts take you for an excursion from the old train station in the precinct and follow the rail to the penguin colony,there you can get off and explore or stay on the train and talk to the engineers and go...More

Thank Linda H
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

We traveled on a sunday quite busy but was a pleasure to travel on this short but interesting steam train

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Reviewed February 2, 2017

What fun to ride an old train through New Zealand's oldest exisiting Main St. The history, the heritage, the sights, sounds and smell make this an authentice step back in time.

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Reviewed January 11, 2017

We visited Oamaru on a day when the railway was not operating - for operating days check their website - generally Sundays and public holidays at 11am. However, we were looking at the relics outside the operating shed, there are some interesting steam engines that...More

Thank Janine B
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April 11, 2017|
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Adult return ticket is $8, child is $3 and family ticket is $20. Sorry, we do not currently offer a senior discount.
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