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Forgotten World Adventures River Cruise

Enjoy a 10-tunnel tour as you travel 40km by rail and 23km by jet boat on the Forgotten World Adventures Rail and River Run, the perfect mix of nostalgia and adrenaline.


  • Explore the Okahukura-Stratford line by Rail Cart, including the line’s longest tunnel at 1.5km

  • Discover the stunning scenery of the Whanganui River by Jet Boat and travel past Herlihy’s Bluff

  • Learn stories of the early pioneers of the Forgotten World

  • Enjoy the up-close encounters with wildlife and birds

  • Full day adventure with all transfers, lunch and morning or lunch and afternoon tea included


  • 40km Rail Cart journey
  • 23km Jet Boat ride
  • Knowledgeable Local Jet Boat & Rail Cart Guides
  • Shuttle transfers to start and finish & shuttles between rail & river
  • Morning and afternoon tea stops with home baking and snacks
  • Ploughman’s Lunch