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Forgotten World RailCarts Adventure and Jetboat

Formed in the late 19th century, the Forgotten World railway follows ancient Maori pathways that offer a great insight into the country’s history and culture. Our Forgotten World RailCarts adventure and jetboats feature unforgettable stories and experiences that are unique to New Zealand and will definitely enhance your holiday. Have the opportunity to self-drive along a 142-kilometre heritage rail track while you immerse in remote and stunning New Zealand landscape. Discover historic tunnels, railways, bridges, valleys, and rivers.

Our tours depart from Taumarunui, which is only 30 minutes away from Tongariro National Park.

2 Day Forgotten World Expedition
2 Day Forgotten World Expedition
North Island
Embark on an overnight Forgotten World Exhibition in New Zealand that you will never forget! Enjoy a day on the rails and another day on the Whanganu...
20 Tunnel Tour Taumarunui to Whangamomona
20 Tunnel Tour Taumarunui to Whangamomona
North Island
The 20 Tunnel Tour Taumarunui to Whangamomona in New Zealand leaves at 7.30AM, setting off from the FWA Taumarunui Depot and arriving in Whangam...
20 Tunnel Tour Whangamomona to Taumarunui
20 Tunnel Tour Whangamomona to Taumarunui
North Island
Departing at 7:15AM, the 20 Tunnel Tour Whangamomona to Taumarunui in New Zealand sets off from Taumarunui where our shuttle bus takes you ...
Afternoon Forgotten World 5 Tunnel RailCart Tour
Afternoon Forgotten World 5 Tunnel RailCart Tour
North Island
Would you like a dash of awe to your active afternoon Forgotten World 5 Tunnel RailCart Tour adventure in New Zealand? Then board a two-person RailCa...
Bridge to Nowhere Jet Boat
Bridge to Nowhere Jet Boat
North Island
Burst through white water rapids on a Bridge to Nowhere Jet Boat, and soak up the soothing scenery of rural farmland and remote swaths of the Whangan...
Forgotten World Rail River Run Tour
Forgotten World Rail River Run Tour
North Island
Experience the best of both worlds on this Forgotten World Rail River Run Tour. Speed down the stunning Whanganui River in New Zealand on a 23km...
Lavender Run Jet Boat
Lavender Run Jet Boat
North Island
Speed down the Whanganui River in New Zealand on a Lavender Run Jet Boat trip, navigating the rocky banks and white water rapids while taking in the ...