Dargaville Railcruising

Code Dargaville-Rail-2019
Duration 2 days 1 nights

Overnighting at the historic Northern Wairoa Hotel, Dargaville, and including Railcruising Northland Style, this is a great two-day tour. 
Incorporating Bennetts Chocolates, Smashed Pipi Gallery and Caro with Love before being treated to lunch at The Mangawhai Tavern. In additon to the epic Railcruising there's also the Northern Wairoa River, eateries in Dargaville and delicious Wellsford Ice Cream to enjoy.

NORTH SHORE Residents:  TUE 24th to WED 25th SEP 2019

HIBISCUS COAST Residents:  WED 6th to THU 7th NOV 2019

$463 Per Person  Includes Door to Door Coach Transport.  One night Hotel accom. with Dinner and Full Cooked Breakfast.  Mangawhai Tavern Lunch and RailCruising excursion.  Single Room + $94 (limited Single Rooms). If you wish to DRIVE these Railcarts you must hold a current NZ Drivers Licence.  Full payment is required for this tour. 


Day 1
Day 1

We begin with a stop at the Honey Centre to stock up on your honey supplies, before moving further north and out to the coastal village of Mangawhai.  Time to look at all our favourite stores – Bennetts Chocolates, Smashed Pipi Gallery and Caro with Love before being treated to lunch at The Mangawhai Tavern.  This afternoon we follow the Wairoa River right up to Dargaville.  A loop drive to the stunning Kai Iwi Lakes completes our day - Overnight at the historic Northern Wairoa Hotel, Dargaville.

Day 2
Day 2

Next Day:  This morning we join John as he introduces us to Railcruising ‘Northland style’.  These 4-seater self-drive converted Golf Carts run between Dargaville and Tangowahine.  The rail line takes us along the Northern Wairoa River and through farmland to the turn point where we enjoy morning tea while John entertains us with the history of the local area.  We ride the lines back to Dargaville for lunch (plenty of eateries here).  Mid-afternoon we make our way homeward bound with a stop in Wellsford for an ice-cream.

Ship 'n Shore Tours and Cruises specialise in fully escorted 'Day and Away' tours for retirees, featuring a free door-to-door pick up service for Hibiscus Coast and North Shore residents (others by arrangement). 
A one day outing or away for several?  Regular newsletters offer variety, making the decision to travel on your own or as a couple an easy one.  

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