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Pleasant Point Museum and Railway

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AB 699 is back

Great to see this amazing engine back up and running for the Farlie Flyers Anniversary. This Living... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Pleasant Point, New Zealand
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Well looked after

Visited on Friday 27th April. We were disappointed it was not open the day we were there as it... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
Caloundra, Australia
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Pleasant Point Road, Pleasant Point, New Zealand
+64 3-614 8323
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Great to see this amazing engine back up and running for the Farlie Flyers Anniversary. This Living museum is a must see in Pleasant Point on your way through to Tekapo

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank WilsonFamilyNz
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Visited on Friday 27th April. We were disappointed it was not open the day we were there as it looked like a well maintained Heritage Railway. We were luck to be able to view the Station Buildings and Platform and recommend you time your visit...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed April 9, 2018

We were surprised as we wandered around the station building & signal box to see & hear a train heading up the line. It was on a charter for kids & pulled in to the station enabling us to look over the old carriages &...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank planetogra
Reviewed February 10, 2018

If you are travelling near here, give this lovely old railway a go. It has a recreated rail car based on a model T truck, a lovely old steam engine and a much larger one in the process of being rebuilt. Take the rail car...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank DaveJJenk
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

We visited on the day the little steam engine and rail car were running We went one way in the rail car and came back on the train My 84 year old Mum loves steam trains and enjoyed her trip Good fun

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank stegeb
Reviewed December 27, 2017

Pleasant Point is 13km from Timaru. The highway passes through here onto Fairly and Tekapo. Its a quiet wee town - but it closeness to the SH 1 turnoff makes it an ideal place to take a break and travel back into the past with...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 88snowdragon
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Beautiful old restored and maintained steam engine D16 with old carriages in pristine running condition, what a lovely job. Moreover the mascot Rail Motor (RM) 4. All volunteer hard jobs are really worth and deserved two thumbs up. The train runs between two stations, Pleasant...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank santo-trainsspotter7
Reviewed March 31, 2017

WE have passed this spot many times but this time we had time to stop, what a shock to find this little gem . The time that has been given to by the keen train buffs to restore and maintain this attraction .The train was...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Reviewed March 15, 2017

We enjoyed a ride on the train a beautifully maintained,1925 model T Ford trolley car.Driver Lloyd gave us a fascinating insight into the railway history of New Zealand.Run totally by volunteers-excellent value

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Hancomajor
Reviewed January 16, 2017

Steaming day or a day with the Model T Railcar operating wouldn't matter, this is well worth a detour and an hour of your time. We had turned up for a scheduled railcar departure only to have the railcar to ourselves and a personal tour...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank davidmalorey
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