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Forgotten World Adventures 20 Tunnel Rail Cart Tour

Leave this world and enter a Forgotten World of historical NZ! A full day in driving your own rail cart along 82km of breathtaking native bush and hill country farmland

Highlights

  • Pass through the stunning Tangarakau Gorge
  • Get to know the Republic of Whangamomona and its historic hotel
  • Hear stories of places forgotten in time like Matiere, Ohura, Tokirima, Haeo,and Tangarakau
  • Enjoy being in the middle of beautiful native bush and hill country stations.
  • Be awed as you drive through 20 hand-built brick tunnels one being 1.5km long!

This ultimate Rail Cart journey takes you along 82km of railroad track through rolling hills, remote farmland and native bush. It also takes you through 20 hand-built brick tunnels and over bridges.

After you check in at the Forgotten World Hotel you will be shuttled to the start of the line at Okahukura where you will board your self-driven Rail Cart and set off on the journey of a lifetime.

Stopping as you go along the railroad to listen to stories of times gone by, the local history and the people that used to live in the area and also keeping an eye out for wildlife.

You will be well fed on this tour with stops for morning and afternoon tea at the historic Matiere and Tangarakau villages and a Ploughman’s lunch at Tokirima Station.

Next, you will discover the idyllic Republic of Whangamomona and its historic pub.

The return journey is by bus and takes you back along the Forgotten World Highway to Taumarunui.

Adult $349.00

What's included

  • Amazing 82km Rail Cart journey into history
  • Local guide full of stories and historical information
  • Transfers to/from Okahukura and Whangamomona
  • Local home baking and snacks at the morning and afternoon tea stops
  • Ploughman’s Lunch at Tokirima Station
  • This Tour also operates in reverse

Duration

  • Allow approximately 10 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • 9 Hakiaha St, Taumarunui 3920, New Zealand

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Available Bookings from November 14 to November 20

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Thu 14 Nov
Fri 15 Nov
Sat 16 Nov
Sun 17 Nov
Mon 18 Nov
Tue 19 Nov
Wed 20 Nov

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$249.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$349.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$249.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$349.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$249.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$349.00

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