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Forgotten World Adventures

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9 Hakiaha Street, Taumarunui 3920, New Zealand
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US$216.49*
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20 Tunnel - Rail Cart Tour
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US$121.09*
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5-Tunnel Forgotten Railway Adventure from Taumarunui
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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 good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“forgotten world” (66 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"
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"forgotten world"
in 66 reviews
"golf cart"
in 28 reviews
"morning tea"
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"railway line"
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"new zealand"
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"rail bike"
in 16 reviews
"whangamomona hotel"
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"jet boat"
in 33 reviews
"day trip"
in 24 reviews
"self drive"
in 8 reviews
"home baking"
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"river run"
in 14 reviews
"lavender farm"
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"lunch stop"
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"bucket list"
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"local history"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Doing the forgotten highway rail by modified golfcarts is one of the best experiences we have ever had. We went with a large group and stayed the night at the Whangamomona pub before getting taken back by mini bus to Taumaranui. Fantastic trip and heaps...More

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Thanks for the review 95jeaninef. Staying in Whangamomona is a great plan. It gives a little more time to have a look around the community and to enjoy the historical stories that are told on the buildings and on the walls of the Whangamomona Hotel....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great day out, comfortable journey. Staff very friendly and knowledgeable. Would really recommend this trip to everyone.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So wonderful. The staff were amazing and so helpful and cater for all your needs. We were a group of 22 ranging from 4 years old to 80 year olds and we were beautifully looked after. The best tourist trip you can do in New...More

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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
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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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