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Kingston Flyer - CLOSED

Kingston Railway Station, Queenstown 9748, New Zealand
+64 3-248 8848
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Sorry We Missed It

We stopped here on the chance they might be open but they were not. According to their web site... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2013
Cleveland, OH
Wonderful steamtrain trip

On 29 April, we stopped at Kingston, a very small town on the bottom of Lake Wakatipu. We were... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2013
Barbara L
Mooloolaba, Australia
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Kingston Railway Station, Queenstown 9748, New Zealand
+64 3-248 8848

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Reviewed October 25, 2013

We stopped here on the chance they might be open but they were not. According to their web site, they will be closed for all of 2013 and 2014. To bad because it sounded like fun.

1  Thank rrobbinsCleveland
Reviewed July 30, 2013

On 29 April, we stopped at Kingston, a very small town on the bottom of Lake Wakatipu. We were lucky enough to catch the last Kingston Flyer steamtrain trip for the season. We travelled 1st class in our own stateroom with leather seats and a...More

3  Thank Barbara L
Reviewed July 3, 2013

Very disappointed with the customer service of this attraction. We booked a trip on the flyer back on 10 December 2012 for a trip on the 27th December. Only after processing our booking we were informed that this service is not operating until February 2013....More

1  Thank SMH215
Reviewed June 10, 2013

We bought the deluxe tickets on the train for my sons birthday and we had so much fun!! We got a little cabin to ourselves with beautiful padded seats. a platter of yummy local foods and a bottle of wine. Before we left we got...More

Thank Heather E
Reviewed May 9, 2013

We splurged on a bird cage carriage for the two of us with platter and wine. I don't drink wine but my husband said it was like drinking vinegar. The platter was great - variety + and very yummy!. The trip itself is worth doing...More

Thank Lynley M
Reviewed April 17, 2013

Our trip sealed the wait of five years to come back to Queenstown area to visit with my husband and my mum ( making her first visit to New Zealand and the South Island.) The Kingston Flyer was one of the best trips we took...More

Thank Louise M
Reviewed March 29, 2013

If you love trains then this is the trip for you. About 30 mins out of Queenstown the train leaves from Kingston funnily enough. 1/2 hour trip, 1/2 hour there and 1/2 hour back. So many people lining the road to take photos. A must...More

Thank Lynne K
Reviewed March 20, 2013

Amazingly well-maintained despite the age of the train. We see a lot of old couples doing this I guess this is somewhat nostalgic. The first time we went the train wasn't running (perhaps fire hazard?) but they ran the locomotive back and forth a few...More

Thank tinywingz
Reviewed March 18, 2013

The return trip from Kingston to Fairlight on the 100 yr old Kingston Flyer is a real treat. The scenary along the way and the sound of steam makes this one of the best steam hauled trips you can make if you are a steam...More

Thank soteri
Reviewed March 13, 2013

The drive from Queenstown takes about 40 minutes but then you can relax and enjoy a round trip on this old steam train for a couple of hours. It has an interesting history which you can uncover at Kingston station whist enjoying a coffee in...More

1  Thank geordie9Kent
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