Charleston - Rain Forest Train - The Lost World Tour - 1.5 Hours

Rain forest Train:" The Lost World Tour"1.5 Hours

A short interpretative train ride in open carriages through an extraordinary primeval rain forest.

The Nile River rain forest train is a recreation of a bygone era bush tram. These trains were long ago common place in this area.

The Train provides visitors with a fantastic way to experience the spectacular landscapes of the Nile River Canyon here on the lush West Coast.

Departure is from the "festival station" at the entry to the water sculptured limestone Nile River Canyon.

The landscape is breathtaking - and you feel part of the environment as the train meanders its way through the rainforest beside the famous Nile River.

The journey will take you through many of the film sites for TV's - BBC's "The Lost World" production.

Arrive at "Softrock Station", nestled beneath the towering limestone buffs and take a short walk from the station through the rainforest to the Nile River suspension Bridge.

Great family fun


Suited to all ages.

Allow 1.5hrs return from our Charleston Base:

Trips depart 9am, 11.30am, 2.00pm

Prices NZD$20 per adult $15 per child

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megan spurdle from New Zealand wrote on 01 August 2014

Great staff

Cute little train, rode through native bush land to a swing bridge, great scenery and very friendly and accommodating staff.

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Kelly Pretty from New Zealand wrote on 19 June 2014

make a child smile

This was a wonderful experience for my 3 year old, he was so excited by the entire experience, especially the train ride and suspension bridge. Its a magnificent part of the country and well worth the visit. Ray our tour operator was fantastic too, full of knowledge and information.

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Albert from New Zealand wrote on 16 May 2014

Excellent experience of lost world tour

Amazing views in the lost world. Lots of New Zealand native trees. Our whole family had a wonderful tour, although it was raining. Warm-hearted guide explained everything to us. He even kindly let my 7-year old son drive the lovely train by himself, when he knew that the young guy's dream was to drive a train someday. My son's dream came true immediately. Excellent!

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Kellie Darling from New Zealand wrote on 28 April 2014

Charleston Rain Forest Train

Fantastic, this website is just so easy to use and book on. Thanks heaps bookme for another successful adventure.

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Kathy and Ian from Australia wrote on 22 October 2013

Fantastic Rain Forest Trip

Wow. How fantastic can it get. Beautiful scenery along the way on a great train up to the cave entrance. These people are just wonderfully passionate about their work. We would recommend this for a bit of "chill out" time. We met some great people along the way as well.

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