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Whangaparaoa Narrow Gauge Railway

400 Whangaparaoa Road, Whangaparaoa, Auckland 0932, New Zealand
+64 9-424 5018
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Hidden gem!!!

Service:                      8/10 Atmosphere:             10/10 Cost:               $8 per... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
DFKAuckland
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Family run attraction that's been here for years and is very popular with locals. $5 gets you... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
JilOb
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  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
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“fire station” (2 reviews)
“train ride” (2 reviews)
“rabbits” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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400 Whangaparaoa Road, Whangaparaoa, Auckland 0932, New Zealand
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+64 9-424 5018
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Service:                      8/10 Atmosphere:             10/10 Cost:               $8 per person Safety:                         8/10  Family...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Family run attraction that's been here for years and is very popular with locals. $5 gets you entry to the park and a ride on the little train.

Thank JilOb
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

This small railway is well worth the visit not only for children but also the adults. They have steam and diesel engines and some of the bridges on the railway are amazing. The family who run this operation are very friendly and willing to answer...More

Thank davidmart2014
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We went with out toddler. She loved the train and the playhouses. Its reasonably priced but could do with a tidy up around the place.

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Reviewed 11 January 2017

We go here once every couple of years. The kids always enjoy the train ride, the playground and running through the small bush area between the train and playground. Yes, everything looks a bit old/run down but the kids don't seem to mind. They have...More

Thank NZJaxC
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

For a steam enthusiast this train is a wonderful spot. The highlight of a family visit to Whangaparaoa for my husband. Enjoyed wandering around the grounds and seeing the train travel past. Other visitors on the train had a great time with their small children...More

Thank Spruytsrus
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Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Our children had a thoroughly fun afternoon travelling on the narrow gauge train which does 3 circuits through the bush, tunnel & over a viaduct (about 6 mins). There are 2 playgrounds which include a trampoline, swings, little grass ski's, several play houses decked out...More

3  Thank NikkiDiamond
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

We went with some friends who told us this place was great a few years back. Now it's very expensive $8 per person to have a picnic and a ride in the little train. The rabbit warrens and the games are all run down. Even...More

2  Thank HypnoWarrior
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