Discover A Forgotten World
Explore the epic landscapes and changing scenery of New Zealand's Forgotten World.
Come and visit this pristine part of New Zealand. Experience the sights either on a guided tour by Rail Cart down the Forgotten World railway or by Jet Boat on the Whanganui River hearing stories of hardy pioneers, or take a fascinating fun trip along the Forgotten World Highway SH43 and visit gardens, intriguing tunnels and bridges, historic sites, an iconic country pub and dramatic countryside.
It all begins right here. Your invitation to explore Our Greater Outdoors is in your hands. Home to Tongariro National Park and Whanganui National Park, two New Zealand Great Walks, the largest ski area in NZ at Mt Ruapehu, there’s plenty to see and do in Ruapehu all year-round.