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
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.
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