Dunedin Railways - The Seasider Rail Journey

With spectacular views over Otago Harbour and coastline, the Seasider train journey is considered one of the must-do railway trips in New Zealand.

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Welcome aboard the Seasider, a 2- 2.5 hour return journey to Waitati which sits in the magnificent Blue Skin Bay. This trip has excellent views as the train travels along Otago Harbour to climb the beautiful cliff tops to emerge above the Pacific Ocean. This section of railway is considered to be a highlight of New Zealand's rail network. This trip is a fantastic option for every visitor to Dunedin and for those on a tight schedule.

Once a month the train goes all the way to the lovely town of Oamaru where the train stops for one hour - stroll around the historic precinct or check out the wildly quirky Steam Punk Museum.

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Physical address

Dunedin Railway Station, Dunedin Central, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $70.00
Cancellation policy:
Full refund or credit if the cancellation is made more than 72 hours prior to your trip. For cancellation within 24hrs to 72hrs of your trip, Dunedin Railways will provide a 50% refund. For cancellations made 72hrs prior to travel, full refund will be given. Within 24 hours of travel all bookings are non-refundable. Should Dunedin Railways cancel a trip for any reason, Dunedin Railways will provide either a full refund or will reschedule at your option.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
30 minutes
Proximity to coach terminal:
5 minutes
Proximity to town:
Dunedin Railway Station - centrally located

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Opening times

Business hours:
Runs on scheduled days. Office hours 8am - 5pm, 7 days.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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