Venue Hire

A truly unique location that captures the atmosphere of yesteryear.

Situated just 50 km North of Wellington in Paraparaumu, The Blue Train provides the ulimate venue for businesses, families and groups for your special day.

The attraction of our venue is our large, multi-purpose 1952 Railway Carriage equipped with sound system and seating for many. Adjacent, is our second carriage equipped with a modern kitchen. A large deck connects the two carriages for easy flow between indoor and outdoor entertaining.

At the Blue Train, we are committed to ensuring you have an enjoyable, hassle-free experience. And that's not hard to do - being surrounded by native bush of the
Nikau Valley, fresh country air, and our services fully tailored to your specific requirements.

Our special venue hire package is a very cost effective approach to experiencing the Blue Train.

*Receive a 25% discount if you book 4 weeks in advance.

Venue Overview

  • Exclusive full venue hire (includes use of the kitchen carriage and dining carriage)
  • Full audio equipment with outdoor speakers
  • Refurbished original Interior
  • Original External Livery
  • Blue Train’s Drinks Cabinet
  • Lounge Area
  • Onsite Parking
  • Live Music by Duopoly - jazz band

*For prices and bookings, please contact us


Sue Harris

January 20, 2019 via Facebook

Wonderful night whisky tasting on the Blue Train with Kapiti Summer School. Chris is a great host. Overall, evening a great success.


Availabe for Weddings, Business Functions, Christening, Birthday Parties, Family and Friends gathering.

Christmas works parties during the day or evening.

Book the train and kitchen and bring your own food.

Morning Tea (Tuesday - Friday)
10:00 - 11:15 AM
Friday Nights (Friday)
6:00 PM - Late
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Blue Train
Venue Hire on the Kapiti Coast

T/ 020 4029 2059


31 Rimutaka St
Paraparaumu 5032