Pricing and Conditions

Per night $455.00
Per night $380.00
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'Family' pass available at a rate of $1485 (based on 2 adults travelling with 2 children aged 15 and under).

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1st October to 14th May (inclusive). Those in control of the rail cart must hold a valid NZ driver's licence. Young children are most welcome in the rail carts as long as they are securely strapped into a car seat or booster seat appropriate for their age. Children under the age of 3 are not permitted to travel by jet boat for safety reasons. Prices quoted are based on twin share, single supplement may apply. Prices are inclusive of GST and all taxes.

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If for any reason you cancel your experience, whilst we are unable to refund the deposit, we will keep it on file so you can use it again if you book another date with us or you can transfer it to another experience. Cancellation of your booking must be in writing to Please see our website or your booking confirmation letter for our terms and conditions including our COVID cancellation policy.

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All Forgotten World Adventures experiences feature an iconic self-driven rail cart journey on the 142km long historic Stratford-Okahukura Line (SOL). Rail River Run is the perfect half-day rail and river combo including a scenic Whanganui River jet boat ride. This is the ideal experience for those wishing to discover the Forgotten World by land and from the water, learning about the region's special cultural and pioneering heritage whilst kicking back and enjoying the magnificent scenery. Travel along 40km of the Forgotten Railway and 23km of the majestic Whanganui River. Includes: Rail-side food and drinks and transfers. Optional extras: Accommodation at Forgotten World Motel. Departs: 7.30am or 10.30am from Taumarunui.

Opening times

Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Oct, Nov, Dec


9 Hakiaha St, Taumarunui, New Zealand.

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