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Interesting and convenient stop-off point

This old railway station provides an excellent point to get out and stretch your legs. We were... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
nice to see history

Had some time to kill, great collection of NZ collectibles, great to see the station being used and... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Christchurch, New Zealand
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“old railway”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

This is a good stop on the road to Akaroa. There not a great deal there except an old train carriage that you can look in, and a craft shop in the old station. There are public toilets there too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ladybugsSydney
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely little museum housed in the old Little River station masters office and waiting room. Outside there is a train carriage and restored cabin where drivers used to stay when they could not get home. There is also a room with the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LAHLAH50
Reviewed 15 January 2018

This old railway station provides an excellent point to get out and stretch your legs. We were driving from Christchurch to Akaroa (which incidentally has some of the most beautiful scenery I think I've ever seen) and stopped here to have a look around. There...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ArryAwk
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This rail station in the small town of Little River is now a crafts store with a showcase of the old train. It has little to offer but is an ideal stopever betweeen Christchurch and Akaroa.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Leonhkny
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This local craft place is a good place for local information and crafts. They sell lovely fudge and jams made locally and some very quirky crafts. The building and history is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Yasmeen C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Had some time to kill, great collection of NZ collectibles, great to see the station being used and preserved, lots to see, nice little local eats as well

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank jandbatkins
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Small rail station that doubles as a local craft store, that's about it,Has a tiny museum with not much in it,Could be a real asset if promoted and was more railway museum than craft store

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank didee62
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We love calling in to the Little River Rail Station. It is a good place to stretch ones legs and to have a look at local arts and crafts. Toilets are always clean and the staff are friendly.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Sonya W
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Railroad buffs will have a fun time perusing the railroading artifacts collected and on display here. Visitors will find memories of railroading as it used to be here and in other places. Most of the history displayed will evoke the past glory of what railroading...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank TNBOY
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Didn't realise this little station existed, til we stumbled upon it wandering around Little River. Very cute and interesting. Easy to find and takes no time to enjoy.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Bernadette M
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