Rail Raurimu Spiral, Charming Ohakune & Huka Falls River Cruise
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DAY ONE L , D
Lets start our tour by being driven by bus to Otorohanga and board the Northern Explorer Train travelling to Ohakune Station via the Raurimu Spiral and spectacular viaducts, hopefully enjoying the snowy peaks of Tongariro & Ruapehu. Whilst travelling in the train we'll enjoy a lunch all the time taking in the fabulous views of our amazing back yard. Once we arrive in Ohakune we will collect you and drive to the magnificent Turoa side of Mt Ruapehu. From here we'll continue to our accommodation for the night, The Powderhorn Chateau located at the base of Mt Ruapehu, a lovely and inviting destination offering warm hospitality in a unique environment; an experience that exceeds expectations. Prior to dinner we'll enjoy a presentation of the new No.8 Tour schedule, before reconvening for Happy Hour and continuing onto enjoying a three-course meal in the Hotels warm atmospheric restaurant Powderkeg.
DAY TWO B, MT, L
The ever changing weather on the mountain will determine if the Sky Waka is operating.
After a hearty cooked breakfast at the Powderhorn Chateau we shall depart, to head to the other side of Mt Ruapehu, Whakapapa. Upon arrival we'll take the mountains road to the 'Bruce' car park and then, due to the ever changing weather on the mountain will determine if the Sky Waka will be running. If it is operating we will take this up to view over the Mountain Ranges then descend back down. After our exciting morning we will make our way through fabulous mountain scenery back to Taupo. Upon arrival we'll enjoy lunch together at the Millennium Hotel Restaurant located on the Lake Taupo water edge. From here we will make our way out to board the Huka River Cruise for a tour to the head of these mighty Huka falls. A real New Zealand experience with crystal clear water, birdlife and native bush lined riverbanks. See natural hot streams and the earth's energy that drives Wairakei Geothermal Power Station. Enjoy complimentary tea and coffee while cruising on water that is always calm. After this we will also enjoy a stop at Wairakei Terraces and Thermal Health Spa, where their pools draw their healing properties from silica terraces and geothermal water underground delivering an unbeatable combination of geothermal and mineral water. We'll enjoy a guided terrace walk which provides a window into the unique geothermal wonderland. From here we will continue our merry way homeward bound filled with fond memories of our experience.
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Next Tour Date
Thu, 30th of May 2024