The eagerly anticipated East 'n West Rail tour departs after Easter and runs from Friday 9 April 2021, returning on Wednesday 21 April 2021.
(Subject to confirmation)
|Day 1: Friday 09 April||GVR Train Pukekohe (AT Metro Connections) to Ohakune via Main Trunk||Overnight Ohakune|
|Day 2: Saturday 10 April|
Ohakune - Free Day!
Optional Activities: Pipiriki and one-hour return jet boat trip through upper Whanganui River gorges
|Day 3: Sunday 11 April||Napier - GVR Train Ohakune to Napier via Manawatu Gorge||Overnight Napier|
|Day 4: Monday 12 April|
Napier - Free Day!
Optional Activities: Cape Kidnappers Gannet Colony, Local Art Deco Walking Tour, National Aquarium
|Day 5: Tuesday 13 April|
Napier - Free Day!
Optional Activities: Te Mata Peak and Havelock North
|Day 6: Wednesday 14 April||Masterton - GVR Train Napier to Masterton via Wairarapa||Overnight Masterton|
|Day 7: Thursday 15 April|
Masterton - Free Day!
Optional Activities: Full day bus trip to Ngawi and Cape Palliser, Lake Ferry (lunch) and late afternoon visit to a Martinborough Vineyard
|Day 8: Friday 16 April|
Palmerston North - Charter road coach
Optional Activities: Visit Mt Bruce National Wildlife Park enroute - see native birds in their natural habitat including white kiwi, takah?, k?kako, and k?k?
|Overnight Palmerston North|
|Day 9: Saturday 17 April||New Plymouth - GVR Train Palmerston North to New Plymouth via Whanganui||Overnight New Plymouth|
|Day 10: Sunday 18 April|
New Plymouth - Free Day!
Optional Activities: Bus trip 'Around the Mountain' via coast road and Cape Egmont, H?wera, and Tawhiti Museum
|Overnight New Plymouth|
|Day 11: Monday 19 April||National Park - GVR Train New Plymouth to National Park via Marton||Overnight National Park|
|Day 12: Tuesday 20 April|
National Park - Free Day!
Optional Activities: Bus trip to the Mountain with time to explore and take local bush walks
|Overnight National Park|
|Day 13: Wednesday 21 April||Auckland - GVR Train National Park to Pukekohe via Main Trunk|
This Railtour is FULLY BOOKED.