Preserving railway history of Auckland in a fun and interactive way, the Glenbrook Vintage Railway offers an hour-long train journey on Thomas (better known as Thomas and Friends) along with a range of activities for children at the ‘Imagination station’!
The place offers workshops and fun activities for children including face painting, a miniature area and a bouncy castle! End the visit by shopping for some exclusive ‘Thomas & Friends’ merchandise.
Glenbrook Vintage Railway Travel Tips
- Other Contact No . +64 092363546
Entrance Ticket Details For Glenbrook Vintage Railway
Steam Train Ride:
- Adult - New Zealand dollar 25
- Child - New Zealand dollar 10 (4 years to 14 years)
- Family - New Zealand dollar 65 (up to 2 adults and 4 children)
- Children under 4 years old ride free.
- New Zealand dollar 5 per person or free upon showing your Train Ticket.
Bulgy the Bus Ride:
- New Zealand dollar 8 per person or New Zealand dollar 4 per person upon showing your Train Ticket.
Glenbrook Vintage Railway Hours
Day Out With Thomas (Duration 1 hour):
- Departure Timings: 9.30 am, 10.00 am, 10.30 am, 11.00 am, 11.30 am, 12.00 pm, 12.30 pm, 1.00 pm , 1.30 pm, 2.00 pm, 2.30 pm, 3.00 pm, 3.30 pm, 4.00 pm
- For Other Timings: Visit the official website.
How to Reach Glenbrook Vintage Railway
- By Bus: Glenbrook Bus Station
- By Train: Glenbrook Railway Station
- By Taxi
- By renting a Car.
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0.64% of people who visit Auckland include Glenbrook Vintage Railway in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
58.33% of people start their Glenbrook Vintage Railway visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Glenbrook Vintage Railway
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Glenbrook Vintage Railway
Glenbrook Vintage Railway Reviews & Ratings
Vintage railways and train station. Definitely try the return trip on scenic route $20 for adults, $10 for child under 14 years old, free for kids under 2 (by April 2019). The scenic route not that amazing but the whole vintage atmosphere with steam locomotive really interesting. They have fancy car where you can get simple high tea with snacks during trip for around $40 i think.
GVR is a great experience, they've done amazing work restoring locomotives and building track to allow their operation. It has been amazing to watch the progression over the last 20 years that I've been visiting. That said, it's a volunteer organization and they need the support of visitors and donations to keep running. I definitely encourage all to give it ago. It's not the slickest well oiled tourist operation in NZ but the wonder if steam makes up for it many times over.
Nice trio for train enthusiasts and tourist. Not too expensive. Refreshments and toilets at ticket office. Best done on dry day
A most enjoyable day out. Lots of extras provided for the Thomas weekend - bouncy castle, toy trains, face painting, balloons, food carts. But the trains were awesome. Well worth another visit to the train restoration workshop on less crowded days.
A great day out for my toddler, me and my partner! Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends were fabulous 😁