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.

Rail Cart down a railway line steeped in history and stories of the past. The ultimate way to explore rural New Zealand. Travel in comfort in your own motorised rail cart along a decommissioned railway line, through 24 tunnels, over bridges and rivers and past townships that time forgot or jet boat on the upper reaches of the mighty Whanganui River in our purpose-built jet boat. Tours are fully guided.

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 or four exciting days as your time allows.

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