The Expedition

  • Duration : 32 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Taumarunui
  • Product code : EXP
From NZD NZ$1,245.00
Join us for a Forgotten World Expedition. A day on the rails and a day jet boating along the Whanganui River on the longest commercial jet boat tour in the Southern Hemisphere. The Expedition is two full days and includes one night accommodation.
RailCart down the Forgotten World Railway to the Republic of Whangamomona, more than 80km of total immersion into the true stories and tall tales woven into this unique landscape. Stay the night in the Republic. The second day after a spectacular helicopter flight over the Whanganui National Park to the Bridge to Nowhere, you'll be jet boating up the Whanganui River exploring historical sites and scenes, including the "Bridge to Nowhere" on the longest commercial jet boat tour in the Southern Hemisphere. Along the way stopping for morning, afternoon tea and lunch. This is the longest commercial jet boat tour in the Southern Hemisphere.


The Expedition includes;

Day One
- 20 tunnel tour - Taumarunui to Whangamomona. including morning and afternoon tea, lunch and local guide.
- Accommodation at the historic Whangamomona Hotel including dinner and full cooked breakfast.

- Cooked breakfast

Day Two

- Cooked breakfast

- 25km helicopter flight (weather permitting), the alternative will be to drive the Forgotten World Highway to the Whanganui River.

- 110km jet boat ride on the Whanganui River. Walk to the Bridge to Nowhere (40 min one way)

- Morning, afternoon tea and lunch, driver/guide

- Returning to Taumarunui 4:30pm.