This is toward the east coast, on New Zealand's North Island.
It takes about 2 hours to drive from Wellington and about the same from Napier. It takes approximately 1 hour to drive from Palmerston North.
Tranzit Coachlines operates a bus service from Masterton to Palmerston North and can set down or pick reserved passengers at Pukaha Mt Bruce
Tuesday to Friday
- Departs Masterton 9.05am arrives Pukaha Mount Bruce 9.20am (continuing to Palmerston North arriving 11.00am)
- Departs Pukaha Mount Bruce 4.25pm arriving Masterton 4.55pm
- Reservations are essential please phone 06 3706600 or email email@example.com
If you are coming from Wellington, you can take the train to Masterton and then either take a taxi to Pukaha Mount Bruce or use a rental car - book with Cross Country Rentals www.crosscountryrentals.co.nz
Train timetable is as follows:
Monday to Friday
Depart Wellington 8.25am Arrive Masterton 10.00am
Depart Masterton 3.40pm Arrive Wellington 5.17pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
Depart Wellington 9.55am Arrive Masterton 11.30am
Depart Masterton 4.50pm Arrive Wellington 6.25pm
Wairarapa Day Excursion Ticket (Wellington to Masterton Return train fare) is $22.00 per adult and $11.00 per child - current as at February 2014
For more details on train timetables and fares, visit www.metlink.org.nz
Phone us on + 64 (0)6 375 8004 or email us firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any queries.