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Forgotten World Adventures

9 Hakiaha Street, Taumarunui 3920, New Zealand
+64 7-895 7181
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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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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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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"golf cart"
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"forgotten world"
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"morning tea"
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"railway line"
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"new zealand"
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"jet boat"
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"day trip"
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"lunch stop"
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"lavender farm"
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"home baking"
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"local history"
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"self drive"
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"river run"
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"great lunch"
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Brilliant overall experience, from being easily booked online, to staying in the convenient Forgotten World Motel and follow up feedback. Meanwhile the Rail and River run was awesome with friendly informative guides educating us on the Forgotten World; the railway, local communities and the importance...More

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Gosh - thankyou 510SueD. The RailRiver Run certainly is a great way to explore both parts of the Forgotten World - and I would think a lot more comfortable than the old steam paddle boats of yesteryear - but judging from the photos they too...More

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A must do experience with a well organized company. We had beautiful weather and a knowledgeable friendly guide. The history of the area was fascinating and the stories interesting. The rail carts were easy to drive. The picnic lunch was yummy and we thoroughly enjoyed...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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