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Enjoy the best of both worlds, encountering 10 tunnels and 20 bridges, as you travel 40km by rail and 23km by Jet Boat on the Whanganui River, a mixture of nostalgia and adrenaline. 

This tour is only available from our Taumarunui depot.

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Highlights

  • Explore the Okahukura-Stratford line by Rail Cart, including the line’s longest tunnel at 1.5km

  • Discover the stunning scenery of the Whanganui River by Jet Boat and travel past Herlihy’s Bluff

  • Learn stories of the early pioneers of the Forgotten World

  • Enjoy the up close encounters with wildlife and birds

  • Full day adventure with all transfers, lunch and morning or lunch and afternoon tea included

Inclusions

  • 40km Rail Cart journey

  • 23km Jet Boat ride

  • Knowledgeable Local Jet Boat & Rail Cart Guides

  • Shuttle transfers to start and finish & shuttles between rail & river

  • Morning and afternoon tea stops with home baking and snacks

  • Ploughman’s Lunch

Rail River Run

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