Steam Train & Tui Brewery Tour

3 days / 2 nights
From $926 per person Single traveller $1,124
Single traveller $1,124

Join this popular rail adventure to the famous Tui Brewery.  The previous trip sold out so don't miss out - book with us early!

We take you from New Plymouth* to Wellington by coach on Saturday 24 November and the following day you will board an immaculately restored fleet of AO carriages with large viewing windows, air conditioning, heating, and modern comfortable seating.  Relax in comfort and enjoy the views as you travel up the Kapiti Coast into the Manawatu and through the spectacular Manawatu Gorge.

The return trip to New Plymouth on 26 November includes a cruise on the Whanganui River and lunch upstream at the historic Avoca Hotel.

*Pick ups and drop offs can be anywhere along the main route from New Plymouth to Wellington                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Contact teina@kiwitravelnz.com for full details

Departure Dates

24 Nov 2018

Day 1:  Saturday 24 November
We travel by coach to Wellington with a lunch stop at Hawera.  After arriving at our city accommodation the rest of your day is free to explore until we meet for dinner.

Day 2:  Sunday 25 November
The coach will take you to Plimmerton Rail Station to board the train which leaves at 7.45 am.  At Manatanoka we disembark and hop onto Tui's shuttle which will take us to the Brewery site.  After a tour and lunch we return to Wellington approximately 7 pm 

Day 3:  Monday 26 November
This morning we depart Wellington bound for Whanganui where we take a river cruise and have lunch at Upokongaro which is about 1 hr upstream from the Wairua base.  After that it is back home to Taranaki.

  • Coach transport from New Plymouth to Wellington & return
  • 2 nights accommodation in Wellington
  • 2 dinners & breakfasts
  • Steam train & Tui Brewery tour including BBQ lunch
  • MV Wairua river cruise & lunch 

Description & Highlights

Join this popular rail adventure to the famous Tui Brewery.  The previous trip sold out so don't miss out - book with us early!

We take you from New Plymouth* to Wellington by coach on Saturday 24 November and the following day you will board an immaculately restored fleet of AO carriages with large viewing windows, air conditioning, heating, and modern comfortable seating.  Relax in comfort and enjoy the views as you travel up the Kapiti Coast into the Manawatu and through the spectacular Manawatu Gorge.

The return trip to New Plymouth on 26 November includes a cruise on the Whanganui River and lunch upstream at the historic Avoca Hotel.

*Pick ups and drop offs can be anywhere along the main route from New Plymouth to Wellington                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Contact teina@kiwitravelnz.com for full details

Itinerary

Day 1:  Saturday 24 November
We travel by coach to Wellington with a lunch stop at Hawera.  After arriving at our city accommodation the rest of your day is free to explore until we meet for dinner.

Day 2:  Sunday 25 November
The coach will take you to Plimmerton Rail Station to board the train which leaves at 7.45 am.  At Manatanoka we disembark and hop onto Tui's shuttle which will take us to the Brewery site.  After a tour and lunch we return to Wellington approximately 7 pm 

Day 3:  Monday 26 November
This morning we depart Wellington bound for Whanganui where we take a river cruise and have lunch at Upokongaro which is about 1 hr upstream from the Wairua base.  After that it is back home to Taranaki.

Included In Package

  • Coach transport from New Plymouth to Wellington & return
  • 2 nights accommodation in Wellington
  • 2 dinners & breakfasts
  • Steam train & Tui Brewery tour including BBQ lunch
  • MV Wairua river cruise & lunch 
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