See more, do more, and relax on one of our Day Trips or guided Rail Tours!
The ultimate rail adventure! Join our 10 day tour from Glenbrook, Papakura or Hamilton as we head east to Rotorua. We return to Hamilton before heading to the king country and the ‘Forgotten World’ as we travel the full Stratford-Okahukura Line. Our train then takes us from New Plymouth to Palmerston North. We depart via the Manawatu Gorge and travel up to the central plateau before returning to Auckland.Learn More
Hop aboard this 6 day mini tour as we explore the mothballed Rotorua Branch and Stratford - Okahukura Line, travel on GVR’s tour train to Tokoroa and Taumarunui, returning on the Northern Explorer. Tour starts/ends: Papakura.Learn More
Join this 5 day shortened tour which captures the best of the west. Travel to Kariotahi, spend a day on the Stratford - Okahukura Line and a night in the central plateau - just to name a few of the highlights! Tour starts/ends: Frankton & Rotokauri.Learn More
Depart the Manawatu for this epic 4 day adventure in your own backyard! See the stunning central plateau from the North Island Main Trunk before plunging deep into the Forgotten World for 2 days. Return by train from New Plymouth.Learn More