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Step back into the 1920's with return Steam Rail Travel by Mainline Steam from Wellington to Whanganui.
Vintage Car Trips, Trip on the historic Paddlesteamer Waimarie, Guided walks plus Museum and Gallery visits.
Accommodation in the 1927 Grand Hotel and other quality Whanganui Hotels and Guest Houses. (Accommodation in the Grand Hotel is on a first come-first served basis and thereafter the organisers will allocate quality accommodation within walking distance of the Grand Hotel.)
Riverboat BBQ Buffet on the Upokongaro Wharf
Vintage themed evening Soiree in the Grand Hotel.
Time to stretch your legs on arrival and visit Whanganui's many shops and cafes before your trip up the Whanganui River on the PS Waimarie.
WANT TO DO ALL THIS FOR FREE? If you book before 14th April you will be entered into a draw and the lucky winner will travel free, or we will provide a ticket for someone to join you on this unique trip.
Inclusive package includes accommodation on a twin share basis and all meals in Whanganui.
Optional Sunday activities (included in package)
1. 1 Hour guided Historic Walking Tour
2. Guided visit to Whanganui Regional Museum
3. Guided visit to Sarjeant Gallery
4. Visit to Chronicle Glass
5. Gallery visit to Louise Herdman's Mosaic Studio
Prices are Per Person (accommodation on a twin share basis only).
Departure is from Fielding Railway Station only, which differs from previously advertised departures.
The Promoter estimates that the Train will depart Fielding Station at 10:00am and arrive in Whanganui at 1.25pm on Saturday 27th April, the then depart Whanganui at 1.30pm on Sunday 28th April, arriving in Fielding at 6.25pm.
Please note that these departure times are an estimate only. We recommend you check back online or with the Whanganui Riverboat Centre to confirm closer to the time. Departure times and points are subject to change.