Rail Cart tours are provided by Forgotten World Adventures along the decommissioned railway line of the Forgotten World Highway also jet boat journeys on the Whanganui River. Learn of a history unique to New Zealand and share the stories of our past.

 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 rail cart along a decommissioned railway line, through tunnels, over bridges and rivers and to townships that time forgot or jet boat on the upper reaches of the mighty Whanganui River in our purpose built jet boat.

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

Choose to tour for a half day, full day or over two exciting days as your time allows. Tours begin in Taumarunui, Whangamomona or Stratford during our summer season. Short tours are available during winter months from our Taumarunui depot only.


Pricing and Conditions

High Season
$245-$2559 (Adult)
(December 1 - May 1)
$99-$289 (Child, 15 and under))


Business Hours
Booking Office 9am to 5pm - book now on our website www.fwa.co.nz
Months of Operation
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Oct, Nov, Dec