Hop aboard your own self-drive railway car and enjoy epic 360-degree views of Lake Rotorua and rolling farmland...
Rail Cruising is a fun, innovative and totally new way for people to explore the stunning Dansey Scenic Reserve. This is a magical railway experience with a difference.
In this awesome travel experience you get to step aboard and captain your very own rail car!
The Rail Cruiser is a self drive heated 4 seater hybrid rail car with unobstructed viewing windows. The RailCruiser V3000 is an innovative world first vehicle like no other!
Travel along the Rotorua Railway in your comfortable RailCruiser at 20km/hr departing from Mamaku Railway Station. You can listen to the audio tour as you make your way through the beautiful Dansey Scenic Reserve on your 19km return trip to Tarukenga Railway Station.
The historic railway provides gentle curves and steep climbs with views of Lake Rotorua, stunning bush scenery and views extending as far as Mount Tarawera.
So, for a totally unique, relaxed, comfortable and independent travel experience hop aboard a Rail Cruiser - this is a magical railway experience not to be missed!
Distance: 19km return
Departure Times: 11am & 1pm
Departure Point: The Rail Cruising Excursion departs from Mamaku Station Railway - Mamaku Village, 19 km north of Rotorua. Pickup from Rotorua City is available at an additional cost.
Please Note: Infants 0 to 5 years FREE and must be booked upon checkout.
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