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Forgotten World Adventures

9 Hakiaha Street, Taumarunui 3920, New Zealand
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US$116.75*
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5-Tunnel Forgotten Railway Adventure from Taumarunui
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US$229.95*
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20 Tunnel - Rail Cart Tour
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Forgotten World Adventures is the leading adventure provider into a rural area of the North Island of New Zealand known as the Forgotten World. A wide choice of adventures are offered. Railway adventures can be enjoyed from the comfort of a motorised, self driven railcart, or the energetic fun of a self pedalled railbike. River adventures include the exhilaration of our 15 seater jet boat along the Whanganui River. We also offer a helicopter option one way. Choose your transport and choose your adventure into the history and stories of the Forgotten World.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tunnel tour” (64 reviews)
“forgotten world” (68 reviews)
“golf cart” (28 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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9 Hakiaha Street, Taumarunui 3920, New Zealand
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"tunnel tour"
in 64 reviews
"forgotten world"
in 68 reviews
"golf cart"
in 28 reviews
"morning tea"
in 28 reviews
"railway line"
in 19 reviews
"new zealand"
in 44 reviews
"rail bike"
in 16 reviews
"whangamomona hotel"
in 16 reviews
"jet boat"
in 34 reviews
"day trip"
in 24 reviews
"river run"
in 15 reviews
"self drive"
in 8 reviews
"home baking"
in 19 reviews
"lunch stop"
in 10 reviews
"lavender farm"
in 16 reviews
"bucket list"
in 12 reviews
"local history"
in 14 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 4 did a 5 tunnel return trip on a cold and wet winter day. The weather didn't prevent us from having fun, enjoy the beautiful remote farm/ native bush scenery and learn a bit of its history on the way. Our guide,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience, great people. Thoroughly recommend. Will be back in summer. Eddie and Chris. Tauranga

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

We did the River Rail Run which is really a commitment of most of your day. Early start meant we we were doing the Rail component of the trip first - a better way to do this tour, to our minds (late start meant River...More

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ForgottenWorld, Social Media manager at Forgotten World Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thanks for your review Deborah and sincerest apologies for not providing your GF options. We do endeavour to meet dietary requests and we will check our systems to see why yours was missed. Thanks for adventuring with us and choosing to see the Forgotten World...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous day out doing the 20 tunnel trip in spite of afternoon drizzle. Rob our guide, and Opal kept things upbeat and then provided us with lovely homemade slices and biscuits for morning tea and afternoon tea, as well as lunch. We...More

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ForgottenWorld, Social Media Manager at Forgotten World Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

That fire at the Whangamomona Hotel after a day on the rails really is a winner during the Autumn trips. It creates such a lovely atmosphere. So pleased to hear you enjoyed your day. Kind regards Sheryle - on behalf of the Forgotten World Team

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sheridan662
26 July 2017|
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Response from Murray Y | Reviewed this property |
Right a letter to the transport company making your request.
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kwoppa
24 July 2017|
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Response from ForgottenWorld | Property representative |
Rotorua is the closest and it's about 2 and half hours through to Taumarunui. It is a winding road but a lovely trip so good to allow plenty of time. We do hope you choose to come through.
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kwoppa
24 July 2017|
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Response from Trevor F | Reviewed this property |
I neglected to add in my previous posting: 2 hours from Rotorua to Taumaranui. 4.5 hours from Whitianga to Taumaranui.
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