Take a breathtaking Rail Cart ride through the beautiful Forgotten World landscape of native bush and farmland, learn the history of the rail workers and try some delicious home baking
All Aboard! Drive your own Rail Cart through 32km of stunning NZ landscape.
First we ´check you in´ to the Forgotten World Motel in Taumarunui and you are then shuttled to Okahukura to begin your amazing journey along the railroad.
As you cruise past gorgeous native bush and beautiful hill country farms, do keep an eye out for the exquisite hand-built brick tunnels, of which you will pass through 5, the longest being 1.5kms in length.
When you arrive at Matiere, the turn-around point, some lovely home baking and a drink will await you. On your return, you can experience the vista from a different angle ensuring many opportunities for that perfect photo.
Once back in Okahukura, you are then shuttled back to the Forgotten World Motel.
This a 3.5-hour journey that takes you back to the soul of old NZ.
All prices are shown in NZD ($)
Thanks Tracey for the 4 stars and the great review. Our staff will be pleased you found them awesome & welcoming, we all try so very hard to ensure our guests feel welcomed and at home. Perhaps we'll see you again out on our rails. Cheers
Hi Teresa, many thanks for your feedback and 5 stars, we are thrilled you and Pat enjoyed your time out on our rails. Michelle loves being a guide, sharing her stories and making sure everyone has a great time. Jan does all our baking and will be pleased you enjoyed the slice she made and sent out for your smoko. Your comment about the elevated seat for the 4 seater carts has been passed on to the appropriate people. Also you comment about not being asked if you wanted a 2 or a 4 seater cart, has been passed to our Operations Manager. We thank you for your observations. Perhaps we'll see you again out on our rails. Cheers
Many thanks for the lovely feedback & the 5 stars. Luke and Shane are both local lads so have lots of stories to share. Perhaps we'll see you again out on our rails.
Many thanks for the review and the 5 stars, our team works hard to ensure each of our passengers has as fantastic time out on our rails as we can make it. The guides are all passionate about the history of both the line and the people who lived and worked along the line. The scenery is lovely at this time of year, with new lambs and plenty of bird life along the way. Perhaps we'll see you again out on our rails. Cheers
Thanks for your review and the 4 stars, we're so please you had great fun out on our rails. Cheers
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