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20 Tunnel - Rail Cart Tour

North Island, New Zealand

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20 Tunnel 1:  RailCarts travel along the line - Okahukura to Whangamomona
Time : Depart the FWA Taumarunui Depot at 7.30am and  arrive in Whangamomona approx 3.45pm. -  the "Same Day" shuttle will deliver you back to our Taumarunui depot at approx 5.45pm.
The Adventure:
Choose this tour if you are planning to:
• start and finish in Taumarunui OR
• start in Taumarunui, stay overnight in Whangamomona and return to Taumarunui the next day OR 
• start in Taumarunui and have your vehicle transferred to Whangamomona to continue your journey from there.
Board the carts at Okahukura and enjoy the rural landscape of the King Country before plunging into the longest tunnel on the line.  Pass through the depleted settlements of Matiere and Ohura before arriving at Tokirima where lunch awaits you.  The afternoon takes you through the spectacular Tangarakau Gorge and on to Whangamomona.  Take a wonder around the Republic before boarding our shuttle to travel by road back to Taumarunui along the famed State Highway 43 - The Forgotten World Highway.
For those choosing to stay overnight or longer in Whangamomona - you will find your luggage awaiting you at your chosen accommodation.  Please note that neither accommodation nor next day shuttle are included in this tour.  Please contact the FWA booking office if you would like us to make a booking for either of these extras for you.

Information

Includes:
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon tea
  • Local guide
  • Same Day Shuttle at end of tour (Whangamomona back to Taumarunui)
  • Snacks
Excludes:
  • If you wanted to stay the night in Whangamomona, we offer a Next Day Shuttle the morning after your tour from Whangamomona back to Taumarunui - additional $25 per person
  • We can shift your vehicle from the tour start point (Forgotten World Motel) to be ready waiting for you at the send of your tour (Whangamomona). This often suits those who are carrying on towards Taranaki after their tour. This is an additional $95 per vehicle.
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers

Meeting Point

Forgotten World Motel
Departure Time:
7:30 AM
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