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Mid Winter Christmas Dinner Express to Masterton 2018

Mid Winter Christmas Dinner Express to Masterton 2018

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  • Sun 10 Jun ’18, 8:00am – 8:10pm


Palmerston North Railway Station, Matthew Ave, Palmerston North


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $165.00
  • Child: $105.00

Departing Feilding our 1930s carriages hauled by a Kiwi Rail Diesel locomotive we travel to Palmerston North to pick up more passengers then we meander through the Manawatu Gorge with all its spectacular scenery to Woodville.

Departing Woodville we make a right hand turn that takes us to Pahiatua and past the new Fonterra Dairy factory then on to the Pahiatua railway Station, on wards to Eketahuna and into the northern Wairarapa running through Mauriceville and entering the beginning of the Waiarapa Wine Country.

Copthorne Hotel Arriving at the Masterton Railway Station you will then be bused to the fabulous Copthorne Hotel where the dining room awaits, festooned with Christmas decorations, Christmas trees and Christmas music. You will be almost be looking for Santa himself.

From the time of your arrival at the Copthorne Hotel you will be able to take advantage of the comprehensive bar or indulge in wine tastings available at the stands of several winemakers. These local winemakers from are going to show what wine making is all about.

Buffet Lunch opens at 1pm.

Starter: Fresh Soup with bread rolls

Main Course:
From the carvery
Roast Pork, crackling and apple sauce.
Whole roasted turkey with sage and onion stuffing and cranberry sauce

Hot Vegetables:
Oven roasted potato with thyme and garlic, roasted pumpkin and kumara, steamed garden carrots and french beans, steam cauliflower and broccoli served with a terrine of mornay sauce.

Potato salad with red onion, dijon mustard and crème fraiche, mixed lettuce salad, mediterranean salad with penne pasta, tomato, olives, artichoke and feta with herb dressing.

Kiwifruit Pavlova and cream, fresh fruit salad, steamed Christmas puddling with brandy custard, sherry trifle and chocolate mud cake with berry compote

Water on table, house bar open, and tea and coffee available.

At the 3:30pm you will board your bus for return to the Masterton Railway Station where the train will be waiting to return you to Palmerston North and Feilding. This will be a licenced train and you will be able to purchase drinks on the way home.


This train is hauled by a Kiwi Rail Diesel locomotive.

Departs Feilding: 8am
Departs Palmerston North: 8:50am
Arrives Masterton: 12:10pm
Departs Masterton: 4pm
Arrives Palmerston North: 7:30pm
Arrives Feilding: 8:10pm
Locomotive: Kiwi Rail Diesel locomotive

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