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Glenbrook Vintage Railway

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Glenbrook Station | Glenbrook, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-236 3546
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Realising a childhood dream

We boarded the train and some of us, me included, got to ride on the footplate of the steam loco... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AlandeWalden
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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Steam Loco - Who needs to say more.

It was absolutely pouring down when we arrived. But would not have missed this trip. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lynette W
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Bray Park, Australia
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Glenbrook Station | Glenbrook, Auckland, New Zealand
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+64 9-236 3546

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We boarded the train and some of us, me included, got to ride on the footplate of the steam loco. The train stopped, so that we could get off and take photos as the train roared past us, and then it reversed to pick us...More

Thank AlandeWalden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was absolutely pouring down when we arrived. But would not have missed this trip. The station is kept to the era of the steam locos. The authenticity was spot on, even the conductors looked and were dressed as if they had walked out of...More

1  Thank Lynette W
Reviewed 14 April 2017

It takes you back to the time steam trains were around, Staff that work there are very passionate about what they do and the achievements they have done. They are a wonderful group of Volunteers. Please keep it up

2  Thank gazza138
Reviewed 8 April 2017

A great place to visit if you enjoy steam trains, the volunteers dress accordingly in the period costumes and a very friendly & helpful. The carriages are comfortable and you can choose to sit outside in the open air or inside under cover, the trip...More

2  Thank Travelbugs269
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

When we couldn't get tickets online because they were sold out, we dropped by on the off chance we could get a photo of Thomas the Tank Engine for my little son. As it turned out there were heaps of tickets available and we were...More

2  Thank POMSNZ
Reviewed 10 January 2017

A well run steam railway. The round trip is just over an hour and that is hardly time enough to enjoy the ride. You can travel in the beautifully resorted covered carriages or outside for the full experience of travelling behind steam. The volunteer staff...More

2  Thank Janine B
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Great place for the family, steam train enthusiasts and history buffs. Its just under an hour out from Auckland city in a lovely rural setting, prices are ok and the train journey takes you to Waiuku when you can wander about the town and catch...More

1  Thank Josey160
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

What a exciting and educational place for children young and old, the sounds, smells and visuals all evoke a bygone era. If you are into railways, this is a great visiting spot, the trip from Glenbrook to Waiuku return is the highlight of the visit....More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

My partner and I had been meaning to come for a while and finally got the chance today. Was not disappointed. Would definitely recommend to the train lovers out there. Much more enjoyable than a particular ride we went on back in October that was...More

Thank Ruth L
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This is not to be missed with young children. But it about an hour from central auckland . A half day visit.

Thank Gisagrape
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Mike U
We are going to Auckland in mid-January and will be staying near Mission Bay, is there Public Transportation to Glenbrook ?
20 December 2015|
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Response from grahamkaya | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to say there is no public transport out to Glenbrook. The best way to do it is to high a car, there are higher places on the stand not far from Mission bay. I hope this helps.
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