Bay of Islands Vintage Railway

Oldest vintage railway in North Island; operating 4 trains every weekend Fri, Sat, Sun, plus all school & public holidays. The only NZ trains to travel through a town centre street (SH1) to the longest curved wooden bridge in the Southern Hemisphere.

Pricing

Adult
$20.00

About

Bay of Islands Vintage Railway (BOIVR) is a heritage railway in Kawakawa, home of the world famous Hundertwasser toilets. It is unique as the only NZ working railway running trains right through the middle of a busy town.
4 trains run every Friday, Saturday and Sunday all year, plus every day in school holidays. Outside these times, Special Excursion trains can be arranged – contact us.
BOIVR is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit charity, and most Northerly railway in New Zealand. It is of significant historical and cultural importance as North Island’s first railway passenger service - now celebrating 150 years of Rail.
Enjoy a ride through scenic countryside for a unique experience and a great family day out - whatever the weather.

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Physical address

Gillies Street, Kawakawa, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $20.00
Other charges:
Return fares:- NZ Gold Card $18; Adult $20; school child $5; under school age free; family $45 (defined as 2 adults & up to 3 children): Single one-way trip adult $10; child $2.50. Bicycles carried free.
Further pricing information:
To arrange for large parties, or Special Excursion trains outside scheduled running times - contact us for more information. Discounts may apply.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
Nearest Airport Kerikeri - approx 30 Km
Proximity to coach terminal:
Coach drop off approx 1 Km
Proximity to town:
Kawakawa Railway Station is in the town.

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Opening times

Business hours:
4 Trains run every Friday, Saturday, Sunday all year and every day of school/public holidays (except Christmas Day). All trains depart from Kawakawa Railway Station at 10.45am, 12 noon, 1.15pm, 2.30pm. Visitors should arrive 10 minutes before departure to
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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