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About Dargaville Rail & River Tours
Experience Dargaville surrounds from the comfort of a converted, self-drive Golf Cart.
Dargaville, New Zealand
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Fabulous, quirky fun, real kiwi experience. Our trip took about two hours through the local countryside. Great for tourists to travel through working farms and horticulture in the area. The “tour guides” are an awesome bunch of friendly informative guys. Real kiwi blokes. One of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A pleasant couple of hours on a golf cart buggy on railway lines, experiencing the Dargaville countryside. A couple of brief stops along the way where John explained some history and information about the area. A tea stop at Tangowahine with a selection of date,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nonstop_Kiwi
Reviewed 2 December 2018

We took the long trip to Wairoa Junction which had not been travelled for some time, accordingly the grass had grown up as had the surrounding hedges. Local dairy farmers had their electric cattle fences strung across the track in many places forcing stops to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ian S
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Absolutely awesome trip. John and the team are so friendly. This is our second trip with them. We did the shorter trip a couple of years ago and have been waiting for the opportunity to go back and do the longer one. Which we have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank blobbys102
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Had a great time. Saw farming and animals from a different perspective. Travelling on a dis-used railway line, going over farm crossings, crossing roads. Thoroughly enjoyable time with the commentary giving a great look at the history of the area. Thanks to John and Dave.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tulloch2015
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We went on the shorter 2.5 hour trip on the rail carts from Dargaville to Tangowahine and back. Our hosts were great and we enjoyed seeing the countryside from a different perspective. As it was August the air temperature was coolish, but when we arrived...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sueabc1
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Thanks to John and Dave for a memorable day. This has ticked off my 93 year old dad bucket list as he had many memories on the Tangowahine track. The homemade scones was delicious with a hot coffee.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Voyager556987
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Myself and my husband did the 2.5 hour return trip to Tangowahine. It was a beautiful trip, the guides were awesome. The scones and coffee at the halfway point were delicious. We now want to go back and do the full 7.5 hour trip! Definitely...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Sothernell
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Ten of us did the full trip to Waiotira and return.The weather was kind and our hosts were splendid. (The scones were amazing!) We had expected to be bussed back, but returned on the carts, having safely negotiated a stray bullock in both directions. A...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Hollway
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

A must do - friendly local hosts, professional service, comfy carts, points of interest/history given en route, beautiful country and river scenery on Tangowahine trip (perfect time frame for kids). Thank you John and crew.

Date of experience: May 2018
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