Nestled deep in the hidden valleys of New Zealand’s hinterland is the ‘Forgotten Highway’ and what better way to explore rural New Zealand than by rail cart
Mosey along decommissioned railway lines through tunnels, over bridges and settlements that have long-since faded away.
Auckland – Taumarunui
Depart on the comfortable Northern Explorer train for a journey through the central North Island to Taumarunui. Lunch is served on board.
Once you arrive in Taumarunui embark on our petrol-driven rail cart journey along the ‘Forgotten Highway’ – camera at the ready! The guided ride through open countryside, native bush and historic tunnels will delight. Return to the hotel for a welcome dinner.
Taumarunui-Chateau – Auckland
This morning we transfer to the Chateau Tongariro for a relaxing morning before boarding the train at National Park to arrive in Auckland early evening.
Cost per person*
Twin Share $719
Single Supplement $60
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* Itinerary subject to change