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A remarkable two-day rail cart adventure from Taumarunui to Stratford.

Travel along the entire railway; through all 24 hand-built tunnels, across its 90 plus hand-built bridges, see remnants of original settlements and once-thriving towns, whilst being fully immersed in spectacular scenery and stories of our pioneers. Overnight in the Republic of Whangamomona, staying at one of New Zealand's most iconic and remote hotels.


DURATION: 2 days

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  • Explore the full 142km length of the Okahukura-Stratford Line

  • Travel through all 24 tunnels, across all 90 plus bridges and see remnants of original settlements along the line

  • 2 days of full immersion in the scenery, stories and history of the Forgotten World

  • Stay overnight in the Republic of Whangamomona at the famous Whangamomona Hotel



  • 142km rail cart journey - the full length of the SOL line

  • Knowledgeable local guides

  • Overnight accommodation in the Republic of Whangamomona; including dinner and breakfast
  • Morning & afternoon tea on both days - includes homebaking & snacks

  • Hearty rail-side picnic lunch on both days 
  • Local transfers to/from start and end points (return transport not included) - please note shuttle to/from Taumarunui/Stratford is 3hrs. Alternatively, we can shift your vehicle

  • Transfers of your overnight luggage

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

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