Pricing and Conditions

Adult $455.00 - $3280.00
(15 year(s) and under)
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Child rates apply for 15 years and under. Family rates available based on 2 adults/2 children.

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For safety reasons under 3's are not permitted on jet boat experiences.

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If for any reason you cancel your experience, while we can't 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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Forgotten World Adventures are experts in guided experiences throughout New Zealand’s seldom seen but spectacular region known as the Forgotten World. Discover unforgettable stories about the natural world, Māori history on the river and the failed attempts of early European settlers to farm this rugged environment. Marvel at the dramatic landscape as it evolves from rural farmland to the hidden bush-clad depths of the Whanganui National Park. Choose from three different experiences; Rail River Run (half-day), The Expedition (2 days) or The Epic (4 days); each combining a jet boat ride on the majestic Whanganui River with an iconic rail cart journey along the now decommissioned Stratford-Okahukura Railway Line.

Opening times

Business hours:
Booking office open 6.30am - 6pm.
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Oct, Nov, Dec


9 Hakiaha St, Taumarunui, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
No nearby airport. Taupo Airport is closest - 1 hour and 20 minute drive.
bus Proximity to coach terminal:
< 1km
decisions Proximity to town:
In Taumarunui.

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