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Join Awakeri Rail Adventures for a unique experience into New Zealand’s rich rail history and its breathtaking scenic routes...

Cruise along the mighty tracks on Awakeri Rail in the FULL self drive rail vehicles - you are the engine driver!

Each trip is almost three hours long, including numerous stops along the railway with fun activities!

We will stop and explore the beautiful white pine scenic reserve and discover 600 year old Kahikatea trees before taking a moment to rest, relax and soak in this beautiful location with a break stop and bite to eat.

Suitable for all ages, and with a capacity of up to 12 people per trip, the Awakeri Rail Tour is a fantastic outdoors experience - sure to be a hit with the whole family!

 

Family Pass Special: Book for 2 Adults and up to 3 Children for only $190! (Normally $300 save $190).

 

Summer hours (day light saving months): 10.30am - 2pm & 2 pm - 5.30pm

Winter Hours (non day light saving months): 9am - 12:30 pm & 12.30pm - 4pm

 

Location: Awakeri Rail Adventures are 45 minutes drive from Rotorua on state highway 2 at Awakeri

 

Adult $90.00
Child $40.00
Family Special $190.00

Notes

  • Child Age 5 - 15 yrs. Under 5 years old are free of charge.

Available Bookings from February 22 to February 28

Change Dates

All prices for this activity are shown in NZD ($)

10:30 a.m.
2:00 p.m.
Fri 22 Feb
Sat 23 Feb
Sun 24 Feb
Mon 25 Feb
Tue 26 Feb
Wed 27 Feb
Thu 28 Feb

2spaces priced from:

  • Adult$75.00
  • Child$40.00
  • Family Special$190.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$75.00
  • Child$40.00
  • Family Special$190.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$75.00
  • Child$40.00
  • Family Special$190.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$75.00
  • Child$40.00
  • Family Special$190.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$60.00
  • Child$40.00
  • Family Special$190.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$75.00
  • Child$40.00
  • Family Special$133.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$90.00
  • Child$40.00
  • Family Special$190.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$75.00
  • Child$40.00
  • Family Special$190.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$40.00
  • Family Special$190.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$75.00
  • Child$40.00
  • Family Special$150.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$75.00
  • Child$40.00
  • Family Special$133.00

2spaces priced from:

  • Adult$90.00
  • Child$40.00
  • Family Special$190.00

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Ruth from New Zealand wrote on 28 November 2017

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Great trip on the tracks

Fantastic trip with Paul, a very pleasant and knowledgable man. Loved the ride and the forest walk.

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Thanks ruth

William from United States wrote on 23 November 2017

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Personal Service

I had the pleasure of joining the owner of Awakeri Rail Adventures for a trip during a visit to the area during October. The tour was much more interesting as you have complete control of your car unlike others rail tours I have taken with cars that are computer controlled. The tour guide - owner was super friendly and thoughtful as we stopped along the trip for an informative short trek through the bush and also for an animal feeding, as well as refreshments at another venue. The trip was really most enjoyable, and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to have an entertaining few hours.

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thanks for the review!

Chris Ryan from New Zealand wrote on 09 September 2017

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Awesome trip

Awesome exoerience and something totally different to do. Great for all ages. If your staying in Rotorua the drive up is awesome as well. Amazing scenery .

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Hi Chris... thanks for taking the time to review us...

Trudy from Australia wrote on 13 March 2018

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Fantastic

Excellent trip ...walk through the bush so enjoyable with Paul’s knowledge and humour making the excursion a real experience. Great for all ages ...driving the rail carts a real novelty ....highly recommend doing.

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We had a great day Trudy!

Moira Keyte from New Zealand wrote on 25 January 2018

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Great Day

Such a fun time had by my son and I. Paul & Liana are great hosts. Thanks for having us 😀

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Thanks for coming Moira!!!

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