My wife and I were in the capable care of our guide Michelle for the afternoon. We found the whole experience to be enjoyable and interesting. It's a unique part of NZ and well worth doing, even just for the fun of it. Michelle was...More
Time : Depart our Taumarunui depot at 12.00pm.
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:
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After the mountain was closed for skiing we decided to head to the Forgotten Rail Adventure. We were a family of four and we loved the down to earth experience. Learning from an ex NZ rail worker about the history of rail in the region...More
Thanks for the wonderful review. Glad to hear you enjoyed yourselves and yes Rob is a fabulous guide.
We woke up in National Park to torrential rain and the prediction of more rain throughout the day. I called Forgotten Adventures and asked how the 5-Tunnel Tour was in this weather. They weren't too worried. Our accommodation managers also said they did it in...More
Thanks for the great review. It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed yourselves and that Robin was on form.
Had a great afternoon with Rob and his commentary was thorough, safety check was carried out and then the bus trip back via back streets ao town. Definitely recommend.
Thanks for the recommendation Raewyn. Pleased to hear Rob was on form and you enjoyed yourselves.
My wife and I joined the tour on a cool and overcast day in August. From the moment we arrived at the depot the cheerful and professional team did the rest. There was a clear safety briefing and the instructions on how to operate the...More
Thanks for the wonderful feedback, its always great to hear about peoples experiences and what they enjoyed.