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An unforgettable four-day adventure with full immersion in the region's dramatic landscapes.

Travel along the entire railway and stay at the iconic Whangamomona Hotel, Whanganui and the award-winning Blue Duck Station. Enjoy storytelling of our ancestors along the Old River Road to Pipiriki, jet boat along 145km of the Whanganui River, enjoy a guided bush walk to the Bridge to Nowhere and conclude with lunch at the Lavender Farm.

All accommodation and specified meals are included. Minimum numbers apply*


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  • Fully guided rail cart and jet boat experience
  • 142km rail cart journey
  • Jet boat along 145km of the Whanganui River
  • Guided 6km bush walk to the Bridge to Nowhere
  • Lunch at Lauren’s Lavender Farm
  • Morning tea at Matahiwi Gallery in Whanganui





  • Three nights' accommodation, incl The Republic of Whangamomona, Whanganui and Blue Duck Station
  • Specified meals
  • 142km rail cart journey over 2 days
  • Jet boating along Whanganui River on two of the four days
  • 6km guided bush walk to the Bridge to Nowhere
  • Lauren's Lavender Farm
  • Shuttle from Stratford to Whanganui
  • Local knowledgable guide

*Prices quoted are based on twin share, single supplement may apply

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* Minimum Numbers

The Epic experience requires a minimum number of full fare adults to cover minimum operating costs. Should we not have enough passengers to run, we hold the right to cancel the tour. Notification will be give 1 month (30 days) before departure if we are unable to depart and we will look for alternatives for you.

Your Options:

a) We will change your booking date/time to the next available and confirmed departure for the tour you want
b) Cancel your trip and be fully refunded after notice of cancellation has been given

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