The Esplanade Scenic Railway was established in
1969 and travels through native bush and secluded areas of the
The main track takes the railway from the Esplanade station,
past the cafeteria platform, to the children's playground
station and back again.
The track is 2.2km long, and the ride is
approximately 20 minutes duration.
runing the trains are all volunteers, as are those who carry
out the maintenance and regulatory safety
Passengers can purchase a return ticket, which
will allow them to enjoy the facilities provided at either end
of the park.
A great Miniature Railway!
Normal: 1 - 4pm on Saturday, Sunday, and public
School Holidays: 1 - 4pm on Monday to Friday
Currently: 12 noon - 4:30pm every day,
from Boxing Day to the last Sunday in
Special events, including Halloween, Night Trains, and
Excursions can be booked for other times. (please phone 06 357 3049 and leave name and contact
number, or email:
Return: $3 per person (no charge for children
under 2 years old)
Half-trip: $2 per person (no charge for children under 2
- Postal address:
- PO Box 7065
- Palmerston North
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Last modified: 29 December