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Glenbrook Vintage Railway

Glenbrook Station | Glenbrook, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-236 3546
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No steam today

My husband especially went because the timetable said there was a steam train running this weekend... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wendy E
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Saint Neots, England, United Kingdom
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Day out with Thomas

Son (3) had a fantastic time, an avid Thomas fan. Personally I found it to be abit disappointing... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
k2512b
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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Glenbrook Station | Glenbrook, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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+64 9-236 3546

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband especially went because the timetable said there was a steam train running this weekend however when we got there, it wasn’t. The station was easy to find with good free parking. We decided to buy a sandwich at the little cafe however limited...More

Thank Wendy E
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Son (3) had a fantastic time, an avid Thomas fan. Personally I found it to be abit disappointing. The steam train ride was fantastic, but the thomas train was pretty boring and although we saw the thin controller I never spotted the fat controller! All...More

Thank k2512b
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Always a fun place to visit especially with little ones, they get a real kick out of seeing Thomas and Friends in real life 😆

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

What a great attraction, the whole experence is just wonderful. the new 1st class carrange and its tea and cakes another great addition to the train.

Thank brendon152
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

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
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

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
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Reviewed 13 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
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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
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Reviewed 11 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
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Reviewed 9 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
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Mike U
19 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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