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Our most popular tour, this full-day experience immerses you in the Forgotten World and its history. Travel through breathtaking landscapes and discover a different vista every time you emerge from a tunnel.

Tours commence again on the 9th October 2021

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  • Travel through the Tangarakau Gorge

  • Visit the Whangamomona Republic and the historic hotel

  • Listen to stories of the Forgotten townships of Matiere, Ohura, Tokirima, Haeo,and Tangarakau

  • Marvel at the breathtaking landscapes steeped in history and stories

  • Experience the line’s longest tunnel at 1.5km and the beautiful hand-built brick tunnels



  • 82km Rail Cart Journey

  • Knowledgeable Local Guide

  • Shuttle transfers to/from Okahukura and Whangamomona

  • Morning and afternoon tea stops with home baking and snacks

  • Ploughman’s Lunch at Tokirima Station


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