Pricing and Conditions

Adult $3280.00
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1st October to 14th May (inclusive). Those in control of the rail cart must hold a valid NZ driver's licence. Young children are most welcome in the rail carts as long as they are securely strapped into a car seat or booster seat appropriate for their age. Children under the age of 3 are not permitted to travel by jet boat for safety reasons. Prices quoted are based on twin share, single supplement may apply. Prices quoted are inclusive of GST and all taxes.

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If for any reason you cancel your experience, whilst we are unable to refund the deposit, we will keep it on file so you can use it again if you book another date with us or you can transfer it to another experience. Cancellation of your booking must be in writing to Please see our website or your booking confirmation letter for our terms and conditions including our COVID cancellation policy.

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All FWA experiences feature an iconic, self-driven rail cart journey on the 142km long historic Stratford-Okahukura Line (SOL). The Epic is an unforgettable four-day adventure with full immersion in the region's dramatic landscapes. Travel along the entire railway. Stay overnight at the iconic Whangamōmona Hotel, Aotea Lodge in Whanganui, and the award-winning Blue Duck Station. Enjoy storytelling of our ancestors along the Old River Road to Pipiriki, jet boat the length of the Whanganui River, enjoy a guided bush walk to the Bridge to Nowhere and conclude with lunch at Lauren's Lavender Farm. Includes: 3 nights' accommodation, jet boat, specified meals and transfers. Optional Extras: Forgotten World Motel. Departs: 7.30am from Taumarunui.

Opening times

Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Oct, Nov, Dec


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