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Taieri Gorge Railway

Anzac Square, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
+64 3-477 4449
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Dunedin Shore Excursion: Taieri Gorge Railway Tour and City Sightseeing
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A highlight of your visit to Dunedin is a trip on the Taieri Gorge Railway - one of the world's great train trips and one of Dunedin's top attractions. Departing daily from downtown Dunedin into the Taieri Gorge, this trip travels through some of New Zealand's most beautiful and ever changing scenery which can not seen from the road! With sightseeing stops, on board cafe, outside viewing platforms it is the perfect all weather activity and one of the key attractions in Dunedin - not to be missed.
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  • Average8%
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Anzac Square, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
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Thank 422iana
Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked a month ago, it was busy, very popular. A great train ride, thoroughly enjoyed it. We bought a picnic on the train for lunch. We had time for a walk around the city before getting on the bus tour for a 2 hour...More

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Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 4 days ago

A lovely day out on the Taieri Gorge Railway with great views of the broom on the hillsides. Huge valleys and rickety bridges made the day one to remember. I would certainly recommend this trip to all in Christchurch

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed this train trip which took nearly 4.5 hours due to track maintenance. There was lots to look at on the way and great to be able to stand outside of the train and take photos. As there hasn't been much rain the river...More

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1  Thank Francis V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We finished our Rail Trail journey with a shuttle to the rail head and a trip into Dunedin along this fascinating piece of railway engineering. Spectacular views as the train clings to the side of the gorge with bridges, tunnels and drop-offs to keep your...More

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Zak C
5 November 2017|
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Response from DunedinRailways | Property representative |
Hi there - both trips come recommended by all passengers - the Taieri gorge trip is our most popular and has really spectacular scenery which changes dramatically along the way. Its a good option for cruise visitors as it... More
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swy0831
25 October 2017|
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Hi - sorry this question was missed. If you are visiting by cruise ship, this is an all day tour departing soon after the ships arrival, out onto the train and then after the train trip arrives back you go to the Castle and... More
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