Forgotten World Adventures provide RailCart tours along the decommissioned railway line of the Forgotten World Highway. Learn of a history unique to New Zealand and share a story and experience that belongs to everyone.

Nestled within the deep hidden valleys of New Zealand's Forgotten World is the ultimate way to explore rural New Zealand. Travel in comfort in a motorised railcart along a decommissioned railway line, through tunnels, over bridges and rivers and to townships that time forgot.

Forgotten World Adventures shares a hospitality and history unique to New Zealand. It’s truly unforgettable.

Choose to travel a segment of the line, or the entire 142 kilometres. Tours begin in Taumarunui, Whangamomona or Stratford during our summer season. Short tours are available during winter months from our Taumarunui depot only.

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Pricing and Conditions

High Season
$165-$1345 (Adult)
(December 1 - May 1)
$75-$90 (Child, 15 and under))


Business Hours
Booking Office 9am to 5pm - Trips run according to the schedule on website
Months of Operation
All Year