5-Tunnel Forgotten Railway Adventure from Taumarunui

3 hr, 30 min

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Experience the first 16km of the Forgotten World Railway. Enjoy a taste of the Forgotten World journey.  Travel through 5 tunnels including the longest tunnel (1.5km) on the line before stopping for a drink and a cookie and returning on the rails back through the 5 tunnels (bonus!) to the start point.

This is a 32km round trip, cruising through stunning hill country farms and native bush.
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Itinerary Details

Time : Depart our Taumarunui depot at 12.00pm. 

The Adventure:

Experience the first 16km of the Forgotten World Railway. Enjoy a taste of the Forgotten World journey.  Travel through 5 tunnels including the longest tunnel (1.5km) on the line before stopping for a drink and a cookie and returning on the rails back through the 5 tunnels (bonus!) to the starting point.

Included in your day:

Shuttles to/from our Taumarunui Depot out to the RailCarts at Okahukura, morning or afternoon tea and of course your RailCart

What to bring:

In this region the weather is changeable and it’s best to prepare for all conditions no matter the season.  Layered clothing with a good wind/rain jacket or shell is ideal. The RailCarts have plastic side-curtains that provide reasonable rain protection. 

We suggest the following should be taken with you on the RailCart:
• Sunglasses, Camera, Binoculars
• Water and extra snacks...
Time : Depart our Taumarunui depot at 12.00pm. 

The Adventure:

Experience the first 16km of the Forgotten World Railway. Enjoy a taste of the Forgotten World journey.  Travel through 5 tunnels including the longest tunnel (1.5km) on the line before stopping for a drink and a cookie and returning on the rails back through the 5 tunnels (bonus!) to the starting point.

Included in your day:

Shuttles to/from our Taumarunui Depot out to the RailCarts at Okahukura, morning or afternoon tea and of course your RailCart

What to bring:

In this region the weather is changeable and it’s best to prepare for all conditions no matter the season.  Layered clothing with a good wind/rain jacket or shell is ideal. The RailCarts have plastic side-curtains that provide reasonable rain protection. 

We suggest the following should be taken with you on the RailCart:
• Sunglasses, Camera, Binoculars
• Water and extra snacks if required
• Warm thermal/merino clothing, including hat, scarf and gloves
• Sturdy footwear (no jandals) with warm socks
• Warm windproof jacket with hood even in fine weather
• 100% Rainproof coat and over-trousers if rain is predicted

Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - Forgotten World Adventures
  • Local guide
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Snacks - Light refreshments
Not Included
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Forgotten World Motel, 9 Hakiaha St, Taumarunui 3920, New Zealand
12:00 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • This tour is possible for those with walking disabilities
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.