Discover Ruapehu Rail Tours - Packages

Pick one of these hand crafted packages or customise/build your perfect package with the help of the Ruapehu i-SITE

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Visit Ruapehu have partnered with the Glenbrook Vintage Railway to bring you these hand crafted packages so that you can experience the best of the Ruapehu region.

Guide pricing given is the off peak package rate (accommodation, activities, and train travel) and excludes any special train fare discounts that may apply to your departure. Pricing may vary during peak season or high demand. All packages are subject to availability.

For more information on these packages, please call the Ruapehu i-SITE team on 0800 647 483 or email them at isite@ruapehudc.govt.nz.

The i-SITE Visitor Information Centre in Taumarunui, Ohakune, or Whakapapa Village (National Park) will be in touch shortly after you book to confirm the exact details of your trip.
They are also on hand should you need any other assistance, advice, or suggestions - you can reach them on 0800 647 483.




Choose from packages based in Taumarunui, National Park or Ohakune...




Taumarunui

3 days/2 nights from $699 (off peak) for one - multiple group/family options (includes train travel ex Auckland)
Adventure, explore and connect with nature! Camp out or glamp out in Taumarunui, where kayaking, glow worms and baby alpaca cuddles await you!

3 days/2 nights from $3579* (off peak) for two (includes train travel ex Auckland)
Stay at the peaceful River Rock Cottage. Embark on a thrilling jetboat adventure to a pioneer settlement followed by a guide on conservation, topped with a scenic helicopter flight.
*Not keen on flying? Skip the helicopter ride and return by road - from $2349 (off peak) for two.

3 days/2 nights from $1639 (off peak) for one, $3269 (off peak) for two (includes train travel ex Auckland)
Ever wanted to try fly fishing? Beginner or experienced, our host will teach you the tricks and show you the good spots on this fisher’s retreat weekend. Try something different and take part in some clay bird shooting at one of New Zealand's oldest shooting clubs.



National Park

3 days/2 nights from $929 (off peak) for two (includes train travel ex Auckland)
Explore the world famous Tongariro crossing, explore National Park village and dine local whilst staying at the popular Plateau Lodge.

3 days/2 nights from $939 (off peak) for two (includes train travel ex Auckland)
Take a break from fast paced city or town life and relax at the iconic Chateau Tongariro Hotel.

3 days/2 nights from $759 (off peak) for two (includes train travel ex Auckland)
LOW COST weekend escape for your group! Head up the mountain, grab a guide and hike the Tongariro Alpine Crossing or have the freedom to choose.


Ohakune

3 days/2 nights from $899 (off peak) for two (includes train travel ex Auckland)
Fancy a true alpine lodge style getaway? Journey by train to the picturesque township of Ohakune and take in the mountain and the beautiful surrounds.

3 days/2 nights from $1349 (off peak) for two (includes train travel ex Auckland)
Fancy a true alpine lodge style getaway? Journey by train to the picturesque township of Ohakune and take in the mountain and the beautiful surrounds.

3 days/2 nights from $1349 (off peak) for two (includes train travel ex Auckland)
Visit our National Military Museum at Waiouru, stay in true alpine lodge style accommodation and journey by train over the spectacular Main Trunk Line.

3 days/2 nights from $1199 (off peak) for two (includes train travel ex Auckland)
Take a journey through time and bike over the Ohakune Old Coach Road, explore local river walks and keep on theme by staying at the 108 year old Kings Ohakune Lodge.

3 days/2 nights from $649 (off peak, includes train travel) for one, $1299 (off peak) for two (includes train travel ex Auckland)
Pack your hiking boots, this tour is about trekking through history and nature, lush native bush and the bubbling mountain streams. Ohakune links you to all that is good in life.

3 days/2 nights from $1169 (off peak) for two (includes train travel ex Auckland)
Journey by train to Ohakune, ride the Old Coach Road and relax at the modern and well appointed Manuka Lodge.

3 days/2 nights from $1159 (off peak) for two (includes train travel ex Auckland)
Journey by train to Ohakune, ride the Old Coach Road, walk to the Waitonga Falls and relax at Two Rivers Ohakune.


Custom Packages


Fancy your very own unique Ruapehu getaway? We can’t possibly put packages together for every hidden gem in this region, so why not create your own or even customise an existing package!

Our three amazing destinations; Taumarunui, National Park and Ohakune have so much to offer and experience. Who best to tailor a package to match your desire than our friends at the Ruapehu i-SITE.
Packages can be tailored for single travellers, travellers with children, or groups.

Contact one of the friendly and knowledgeable Ruapehu i-SITE team to talk about the many adventures, locations and beautiful accommodation options that will meet your expectations.
The team from the Ruapehu i-SITE will put together your very own unique package – including your train travel!

No fuss, one transaction and one simply amazing time will be had on your Discover Ruapehu Rail Tour adventure.

To get started, contact the friendly Ruapehu i-SITE team on 0800 647 483 or email them at isite@ruapehudc.govt.nz.