Community Events

Mid-Winter Night Train

19 Jun 2021 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Enjoy a rare opportunity to travel aboard the charming Weka Pass Railway after sunset.


19 Jun 2021 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Head on up to the Waipara Valley to experience a nostalgic train ride after dark. This excursion will also include a photographic runpast experience in the moonlit Pass. So let us do the driving! Sit back and relax in our heated vintage carriages, and enjoy a meal in the Waikari village.
Subject to fire restrictions and operational availability, our steam locomotive A 428 may be at the head of the train.
Several cafes and the Star and Garter Tavern will be opening their doors for you to experience some quality Hurunui hospitality, only 5 minutes walk from Waikari Station.
Check-in at the Glenmark Station Ticket Office from 5:15 pm to 5:40 pm
Depart Glenmark: 6:00 pm
An exciting photographic runpast experience on uphill trip
Arrive Waikari: 6:50 pm
Dinner Stop in the Waikari Village
Depart Waikari: 8:40 pm
Arrive Glenmark: 9:15 pm
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42 Amuri Avenue
Hanmer Springs
New Zealand

Phone: +64 3 315 0000
Free phone : 0800 442 663 (NZ only)