A highlight of your visit to Dunedin is a trip on the Taieri Gorge Railway – one of the world’s great train trips and one of Dunedin’s top attractions. Departing daily from downtown Dunedin into the Taieri Gorge, this trip travels through some of New Zealand’s most beautiful and ever changing scenery which can not seen from the road! With sightseeing stops, an on board café and outside viewing platforms it is the perfect all weather activity and one of the key attractions in Dunedin – not to be missed.
What You'll Get
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Pass By: Dunedin, Dunedin, Otago Region, South Island
Departing from Dunedin's iconic Railway Station, the train travels through the Southern parts of Dunedin city until it arrives at Wingatui junction where it turns off onto the Taieri branch. From here the train sneaks across the Taieri Plains and climbs into the Taieri Gorge, a narrow and deep gorge carved out over aeons by the ancient Taieri River.
Pass By: Taieri Gorge Railway, Anzac Square, Dunedin 9054 New Zealand
This 4-hour round-trip train travels through some of New Zealands most beautiful scenery. Includes a commentary, sightseeing stops and cafe/bar. This is an all-weather experience not to be missed.
Pass By: Taieri Gorge, Otago 9074, New Zealand
Combine a wealth of history with railway charm and the result is one of New Zealand’s best-loved and well known scenic railway journeys. The Taieri Gorge Railway travels through the spectacular and ever changing Taieri River Gorge, offering amazing views and a fascinating insight into the building of the railway line by New Zealand's early pioneers.
Pass By: Pukerangi, New Zealand
This tour will turn around at Pukerangi - a peaceful outcrop at the end of the Taieri Gorge. It is our most popular tour and at four and a half hours long you will see all the highlights of the railway.
The train will stop or slow down at various scenic points along the way for photos where you can disembark and stretch your legs and enjoy the best of beauty, peace and quiet that nature has to offer. Stand on the open air platforms while the train moves or enjoy a quiet drink and food from our on board cafe while our train manager tells the story of the nature and history of the area in an entertaining and informative live commentary.
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Wheelchair accessible
- Infants must sit on laps
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Seats are assigned by the theater box office and will not be known in advance
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Please bring cash for cafe carriage purchases.
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- Wheelchair accessible - please give us plenty of prior notice.
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- Rail Tour
- Live commentary on board
- The listed price does not include local parking charges
- Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
- Food and drinks
- DVD (available to purchase)
- Hotel pickup or drop-off
4 hours 30 minutes
Returns to original departure point
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