First Class Experience

Indulge in our unique 'first class' rail experience in our lavishly appointed Parlour Carriage which features an open air viewing balcony and included 'high-tea' style refreshments.

Book now for the First Class Experience

Your ticket includes one return journey onboard the First Class Parlour Carriage with complimentary refreshments and non-alcoholic drinks. Tickets are not transferable between departure times or dates. Bookings close 5pm the evening before departure. Bookings are strongly recommended.
Note: Green dates are available to book for your chosen time and Red dates are sold out - please select another time or date. Unfortunately the First Class Experience only operates on these selected dates.


Steam Train Experience operating at Traffic Light Red!
The GVR Steam Train Experience will operate as a pre-booked session based activity under Traffic Light Red, on selected dates commencing from Monday 27th of December 2021. Please see our calendar for all open days.
The First Class Experience and Special Events will return at Traffic Light Orange or below.

In line with Traffic Light System requirements, GVR requires that all visitors aged 12 years, 3 months and older present their My Vaccine Pass when checking in at Glenbrook Station.
All visitors must also be pre-booked online to manage numbers.

For more details, please see our Visiting GVR during COVID-19 page.


📢 Service Announcement

We are currently refreshing our Food and Beverage service for this experience. Forward bookings for this experience will open after a date has been set for Auckland to move to Traffic Light Orange.