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$448.79 Cultural & Theme Tours

The Ultimate Taumarunui to Stratford

Ultimate 1 – RailCarts travel along the line - Okahukura to Whangamomona to StratfordDay one:  RailCarts depart Taumarunui at 7.30am.  Arrive in Whangamomona approx 3.45pm. Transfer to your chosen Whangamomona accommodation where your luggage will await you.Day two:  Depart Whangamomona at 9.00am.  Arrive in Stratford approx. 3.00pm.  Return TravelReturn travel is not included in the tour price. Options for the end of your tour include:1.Catch the same day "Return" shuttle (additional to tour cost) $50 per person (approx 3 hours travel time)2.Have your car/vehicle/camper van (sorry we cannot shift rental vehicles) transferred to be waiting for you at the end of your adventure (additional to tour cost) $165 per vehicle3.  Enjoy onward travel by public transport from either Stratford or Taumarunui depending on where your tour ends.AccomodationAccomodation ravel is not included in the tour price. Your overnight accommodation in Whangamomona (dinner, bed and breakfast is additional to the tour price)

$172.61 Day Trips & Excursions

Republic Rail Picnic RailCart Tour

Depart Douglas at 8.30am.  Arrive at Whangamomona approx 11.30am. Depart Whangamomona approx 1.00pm arriving back in Douglas at approx 4.00pmither meet our team at Douglas or arrange to shuttle out from Stratford.  Board the RailCarts and head off into the hills arriving in Whangamomona to enjoy either your packed picnic lunch, or hearty Republic fare at the Whangamomona Hotel (additional cost to the tour). Take time to stroll around the Republic before heading back to the station for your return journey home on the rails.  Included in your day:Morning tea      (Note: lunch is not included in this tour)What to bring:Your picnic lunch if required or means to purchase lunch at the historic Whangamomona HotelIn this region the weather is changeable and it’s best to prepare for all conditions no matter the season  Clothing that can be layered, including warm thermal/merino clothing with a good wind/rain jacket or shell is idealIt can be very cool in the tunnels even in summerWe suggest you have the following:SunglassesCameraBinocularsWater and extra snacks if requiredWindproof jacket with hood even in fine weatherHat, scarf and glovesSturdy footwear with warm socksPack a rainproof coat and over-trousersAny personal medication as required Often we now have local artisans offering a variety of local produce for sale at some of our stops.  You may like to bring along a little cash in case something appeals.

$203.68 Day Trips & Excursions

Stratford to The Republic by RailCart

Option 1  - 9:30am departure - RailCart first, Road Shuttle ReturnDepart Stratford for a short shuttle ride to your Railcarts on the line ready to take you to the Republic of Whangamomona. Discover ever-changing vistas as you learn about the history of the area and the stories of the settlers. See redwood plantations, pine forest and deer farms and get up close and personal with local wildlife deep in the heart of sheep and beef country. Travel on the largest bridge over the Patea River, and discover Taranaki dairy farmland all while marvelling at the spectacular Mt Taranaki dominating the skyline. Stop for morning tea at Douglas Station, then continue your journey onto TeWera Station. Visit an organic farm with the opportunity to sample and buy locally made produce. Arrive at Whangamomona about 3.30pm to explore this wee republic before boarding your same day return shuttle to journey by road, back to Stratford. Add to Your Experience:Next Day Return Shuttle - Book your return shuttle for the next day so you can enjoy a night in the Republic.Vehicle Transfer - We can transfer your vehicle to have it waiting for you at Whangamomona - Tick the vehicle transfer required boxAccommodation in Whangamomona - We can book your accommodation in Whangamomona. Have a look at the accommodation options here and let us know your choice.Accommodation in Stratford - We can book your accommodation in Stratford for either the night before or the night after your journey on the rails - or for both nights! Option 2  - 7:30 am departure - Road Shuttle first, RailCart ReturnDepart Stratford and travel by road to Whangamomona.  Enjoy a walk around the Republic and maybe a coffee at the Whangamomona Hotel before heading to the Whangamomona Station and your waiting RailCart. Enjoy all the scenery, stories and highlights of Option 1 before arriving back in Stratford and boarding your shuttle back to the Stratford Heritage Lodge.Add to Your Experience:If you have driven through from Taumarunui you book in at Whangamomona Hotel overnight and check in with the tour at Whangamomona.Accommodation in Whangamomona - We can book your accommodation in Whangamomona. Have a look at the accommodation options here and let us know your choice.Vehicle Transfer - We can transfer your vehicle to have it waiting for you at Stratford - Please arrange with us directly as this carries and additional charge. Accommodation in Stratford - We can book your accommodation in Stratford for either the night before or the night after your journey on the rails - or for both nights! Due to the nature of a railway the schedule is subject to change.

$48.39 Transfers & Ground Transport

London Heathrow Airport Private Transfer Service To Stratford-upon-Avon

You will be met inside the airport terminal where the chauffeur will be displaying a name bored with your name, the flight will be monitored and the chauffeur will only go into the terminal when the flight land and you will not be charged extra for delayed flights, the chauffeur will assist you with your luggage and then escort you to your vehicle. Sufficient time will be allowed for any traffic delay so you are always on time and never late.When making a booking, you will need to provide your flight number and flight arrival time and address/Hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon.The transfer will be confirmed instantaneously.The price is based on 1 to 2 adults traveling with 2 big suitcases, 3 small suitcases in a Sedan, 2 to 4 adults traveling with 4 big suitcases, 4 small suitcases in a Minivan, 5 to 8 adults traveling with 8 big suitcases, 8 small suitcases in a 8 Seater Van.