Forgotten World Adventures Rail Carts

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Experience a railway tour with a difference.  In 1901 construction on the Stratford to Okahukura Railway Line began.  Over a period of 32 years, 24 tunnels were carved using pick axes and shovels allowing the link from Stratford, the heart of the Taranaki region, to Taumarunui, the heart of King Country. 

The railway line became an essential link to the outside world for the communities, businesses and farms that established in this remote country.

FWA 0184Forgotten World Adventures provides self-driven  rail tours along  the now decommissioned railway line  in specially modified rail carts. Departing from Stratford or Taumarunui, enjoy a one or two-day tour exploring the deep hidden valleys of New Zealand's Forgotten World. The tours depart during the summer months of October through to April and truly are the best way to explore the Forgotten World.


Phone 0800 RAILCARTS or for international callers +64 7 895 3400

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