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Awakeri Rail Adventures

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A splendid time!

I was a little standoffish about this experience, but I was pleasantly surprised. What fun! The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Newport Beach, California
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Awesome afternoon

Great day out, Great host, very knowledgeable, fun adventure, great birthday gift idea Highly... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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WE ARE OPEN 8 AM - 5.30 PM SEVEN DAYS PER WEEK Welcome to Awakeri Rail Adventures in sunny Whakatane. Travel along a piece of New Zealand's rich rail history and experience the natural beauty of New Zealand from the comfort of your own self driven...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1055 State Highway 2 | Awakeri, Whakatane 3193, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was a little standoffish about this experience, but I was pleasantly surprised. What fun! The chickens, the walkabout, the tea stop. Fantastic. Would definitely do it again.

Thank Lalaric
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great day out, Great host, very knowledgeable, fun adventure, great birthday gift idea Highly recommend, Thanks

Thank David D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with a motorhome group on the Awakeri Rail Carts. It was such a great day. Comfortable carts and wonderful scenery. Because we were in a large group we had a great sausage sizzle and coffee in the middle of the bush under a...More

Thank jjd25386
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were rapt with this excursion The scenery as we casually cruised past. The laid back hosts and their personalities made our day.the stops along the way with interesting topics .bbq break anda cuppa. Feeding the chooks and ducks was my high light - thankyou

Thank Noeline H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun day out taking the wheel on the "old trunk line". Was relaxing and great way to see the countryside. Our guide Paul was awesome, very informative, had a great sense of humour and the trip was very enjoyable. Taking the whole tour is certainly...More

Thank MargaretandMike37
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed our Awakeri Rail Adventure. We were a family group of 6, including two grandparents and two toddlers. All of us had a fantastic time and continued to mention how much fun we had for a...More

Thank Inspiration518371
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

family of 6 with kids aged 2,4,6 and 9 and every single one of us enjoyed ourselves! the chickens, bush walk and a hot milo were perfect! Paul was just fantastic, great with the kids and taught us a few cool facts! we will be...More

Thank nicolamalcolm7
Reviewed 24 July 2018

On a beautiful fine winters day this was a scenic, informative, laidback and entertaining trip. We were the only two people on this trip and had a great kiwi experience type trip. highly recommend it.

Thank Lynne G
Reviewed 23 July 2018

It was fun to take the wheel and ride our own carts, loved the chicken run! Would definitely advise doing the whole tour as there is so much to see, do and learn.

Thank monstrip2018
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Awakeri rail is a fun family friendly trip through beautiful landscape. With stops along the way you get to stretch your legs. Tea and coffee in the middle helps keep you focused. It was a fun and beautiful ride and with the option of night...More

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2 April 2017|
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Response from Awakerirail | Property representative |
Hi Michelle. There are several rides and prices for each vary .. please visit our web site or call us on 0800 53747245 for details..Thanks!
17 December 2016|
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Response from Awakerirail | Property representative |
Hi we have 3 , 4 and 2 seat carts.