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Coral Coast Railway

Sigatoka, Viti Levu, Fiji
0011 679 6528 731
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great fun but a bit pricey

Did a one way journey along this railway for 60 FJ dollars. The train and carriages and track are... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2014
buskerboy
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Coral Coast Railway

We were excited about travelling on the railway but the day we travelled was very disappointing... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2014
plnppl
,
Adelaide, Australia
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Chug past a scenic coastline or through a thick green forest, stopping at the Muka Caves for a refreshing underground retreat, on this enchanting train ride.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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Sigatoka, Viti Levu, Fiji
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0011 679 6528 731
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Reviewed 5 December 2014

Did a one way journey along this railway for 60 FJ dollars. The train and carriages and track are a heap of junk but that is really its greatest attraction. The train has to stop numerous times to clear the rails of dirt and fallen...More

2  Thank buskerboy
Reviewed 19 November 2014

We were excited about travelling on the railway but the day we travelled was very disappointing. The reason being was that they used a Diesel engine and all the diesel fumes kept coming into the carriages even with the door in-between closed. We had booked...More

3  Thank plnppl
Reviewed 1 July 2014

It was really good just like travelling through the jungle, like Indiana Jones. The only problem was the train derailing and we had to pick up a bus but it was all fun An experience you cant get everywhere. Great

5  Thank 380Lynn
Reviewed 9 May 2014

Charming little old train, was just us on the train. Just such a sense of adventure-felt like we were in the jungle, bits of tree coming inside the train, and even having to stop while the driver got off and removed bits of tree, vines...More

8  Thank KeithandMel
Reviewed 8 May 2014

Unfortunately they have had lots of problems with trains derailing because the tracks were so bad so now it's permanently closed.

11  Thank SaffaInOz2013
Reviewed 29 March 2014

This railway is closed and not operating anymore. All the railway stuff are still there but no one operating the venue.

6  Thank Reg C
Reviewed 2 February 2014

We travelled on the Coral Coast Railway after reading about it on Trip Advisor. We are glad we made the decision to make the journey. For us part of our travelling adventures is seeing the "REAL" lifestyles of the people. We travelled by rail through...More

2  Thank Mel_Cat75
Reviewed 24 January 2014

Brochure states you go through authentic Fijian villages. The train drives right past them. You get dumped off in Sigatoka where our guide sat in the air-conditioned shop and told us to come and see her when we were done shopping. Our guide offered us...More

1  Thank AllyM84
Reviewed 5 December 2013

We tend to gravitate to train rides wherever we go so this was a must on our list. The only 'train' in Fiji we were picked up from our hotel in an old van and driven to the 'station'. Told to take bug spray and...More

1  Thank Amy_Sash
Reviewed 3 November 2013 via mobile

Took the tour thinking it is something my kids (7 & 4) would enjoy. The railway is near the entrance to the Shangri-las Fijian resort and was constructed in 1934. The train and station do not appear to have been updated since then. The interior...More

3  Thank jonsta
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OnTheG0Again
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Response from bronvds | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we stayed at the Shangri-la and did this trip. We were picked up by a mini-van that took us to the station which is right on the main road at the entrance to the Shangri-La.
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