Upcoming New Zealand Rail Trips & Tours

See more, do more, and relax on one of our guided Rail Tours!

East 'n West Rail Tour


This tour is FULLY BOOKED
  • Travel on GVR's exclusive diesel-hauled heritage train
  • Fully guided tour by experienced tour host
  • Includes the scenic line to New Plymouth, up the east coast to Napier, and the Manawatu Gorge - all not usually served by passenger trains
  • Join from Auckland or stations along the North Island Main Trunk
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The Sheep Muster Express - Saturday 10th April 2021

  • Travel on GVR's exclusive diesel-hauled heritage train
  • Board at Ohakune/National Park/Taumarunui
  • Traverse the world famous Raurimu Spiral and spectacular viaducts
  • Visit The Great New Zealand Muster at Te Kuiti
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The Dannevirke Scenic Daylight - Tuesday 13th April 2021

  • Travel on GVR's exclusive diesel-hauled heritage train
  • Board at Napier/Hastings
  • Cross rivers, climb steep hills and pass heritage stations on this scenic line - rarely served by passenger trains
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The Rangitikei Viaduct Voyager - Friday 16th April 2021

  • Travel on GVR's exclusive diesel-hauled heritage train
  • Board at Feilding
  • Traverse all of the great Rangitikei Viaducts on this sightseeing special
  • Grab lunch at one of the cafes and eateries in Taihape
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The Manawatu Gorge Explorer - Friday 16th April 2021

  • Travel on GVR's exclusive diesel-hauled heritage train
  • Board at Palmerston North
  • Explore the mighty Manawatu Gorge - only accessible by rail
  • The train will be turned at Woodville so that every seat will get a river-side view
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The Taranaki Mountaineer - Sunday 18th April 2021

  • Travel on GVR's exclusive diesel-hauled heritage train
  • Board at New Plymouth (Puke Ariki)
  • Glide round the mountain on this line not often served by passenger trains
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More Trips and Tours to be announced throughout the year...