The Bridge to Nowhere & Forgotten Worlds

Small group escapes for mature travellers

7 Days from $3190

*per person, twin share

SALE ENDS 7 April 2021

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We follow rail, river and walking tracks, once the lifeblood of the Central North Island. Ride rail carts and cruise the Whanganui River by jet boat up to the landing to the Bridge to Nowhere. Then the delights of Hawkes Bay await, reached via the historic “Gentle Annie” route.

Based on a 07 Apr 2021 - 13 Apr 2021, 27 Oct 2021 - 02 Nov 2021, 14 Nov 2021 - 20 Nov 2021, 03 Jan 2022 - 09 Jan 2022 or a 29 Mar 2022 - 04 Apr 2022 departure

Terms and Conditions

On 1 August 2020 the 20% non-refundable tour deposit payment is due depending on New Zealand Government travel advice at the time. If a tour departure is cancelled due to a Covid-19 lockdown MoaTours provides the option to either transfer your deposit to another tour departure or receive a full refund of the deposit. On all tour departures not affected by Covid-19, if you cancel your tour the 20% deposit is not refundable. Talk to your travel agent regarding domestic insurance. The balance of your fare is due 60 days before your tour departs. Tour reservations can, of course, be made within 60 days provided full payment is made at time of booking. MoaTours reserves the right to amend/alter an itinerary where necessary. Tour prices were correct at time of publication but may be subject to change at the time of booking. Travel Agent professional service fees may apply. Prices are in New Zealand dollars for payment by cash, cheque and eftpos only. We welcome all major credit cards however a credit card processing fee will apply. Whilst every care is taken to accurately present the information & pricing we reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions. Further terms and conditions apply. Contact us for further details.


General Inclusions
All transport by comfortable, air conditioned coach (maximum of 18 travellers).
Services of your knowledgeable MoaTours Kiwi guide.
Quality accommodation chosen for a “sense of place".

All Meals Are Included
All breakfasts(B).
All lunches (L) including special lunches at: Crosshills Farm with Debbie and Fraser Robertson; Whangamomona Hotel on the Forgotten World Highway and Moondance Manor at Tamahere.
All dinners (D).

All Activities & Entrance Fees Are Included
Guided visit to the Rangiriri Cultural and Heritage Centre.
Ride the rail carts on a Forgotten World adventure.
Visit Lauren’s Lavender Farm beside the Whanganui River.
Jet Boat up the Whanganui River to the landing to the Bridge to Nowhere.
Enjoy a private tour out to the gannet colony at Cape Kidnappers.

Included Sightseeing & Exploring
Explore the Forgotton World Highway.
Drive beside the Whanganui River from Pipiriki to Jerusalem and on to Whanganui.
In Whanganui visit the Regional Museum, Sargeant Gallery and St Paul's Memorial Church.
Take the Gentle Annie road over the Central Plateau from Taihape to Hawkes Bay.
Drive Napier's Art Deco Trail with a local guide.