Forgotten World Adventures - The Republic

Forgotten World Adventures - The Republic

Forgotten World Adventures offers exclusive guided experiences through one of the most beautiful and remote locations in New Zealand. Travel along an abandoned railway line by rail cart & enjoy a front row seat into our country's pioneering history.

All FWA experiences feature an iconic self-driven rail cart journey on the 142km long historic Stratford-Okahukura Line (SOL). The Republic is our iconic full-day guided rail cart adventure to the unique, self-proclaimed Republic of Whangamōmona. Journey 82km along the line through breathtaking scenery and 20 hand-built tunnels. Traverse impressive hand-made bridges and pass through the forgotten townships of Matiere, Ohura, Tokirima, Haeo and Tangarakau before pulling into Whangamōmona. Includes: Rail-side food and drinks and transfers. Optional extras: Accommodation at the historic Whangamōmona Hotel and/or Forgotten World Motel, next day transfer, vehicle shift. Departs: 7.30am from Taumarunui. Direction can be reversed.

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Forgotten World Adventures - The Republic

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Pricing and Conditions

High Season

$455 (Adult)

(January 1 - January 1)
$285 (Child, 15 and under))


Months of Operation : Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Oct, Nov, Dec