Forgotten World Adventures

Forgotten World Adventures provide self-driven RailCart tours and RailBike tours along the decommissioned railway line of the Forgotten World Highway. Learn of a history unique to New Zealand and share a story and experience that belongs to everyone.

$125.00 - $1,345.00
$75.00 - $85.00

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Nestled within the deep hidden valleys of New Zealand's Forgotten World is the ultimate way to explore rural New Zealand. Travel along a decommissioned railway line, through tunnels, over bridges and rivers and to townships that time forgot. Forgotten World Adventures shares a history unique to New Zealand. It’s truly unforgettable.

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Choose to travel a segment of the line, or the entire 142 kilometres. Our RailCart tours depart during the summer months of October through to May from three locations,Taumarunui, in the heart of the King Country; Stratford, in the heart of Taranaki and the self proclaimed Republic of Whangamomona.

For a more active journey, choose our new RailBike tour and pedal your way through history!


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Physical address

Forgotten World Adventures, 9 Hakiaha St, Taumarunui, Ruapehu, 3920, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Booking Office 9am to 5pm - Trips run according to the schedule on website
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
No nearby airport. Taupo airport is 1 hour and 20 mins drive.
Proximity to coach terminal:
Less than 1km
Proximity to town:
At the northern entrance to Taumarunui

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $125.00 - $1,345.00
(15 year(s) and under)
$75.00 - $85.00
Other charges:
Accommodation where applicable
Further pricing information:
Those in control of the rail cart must be over 16.

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