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Taieri Gorge Railway

Anzac Square, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
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Dunedin Shore Excursion: Taieri Gorge Railway Tour and City Sightseeing
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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, on board cafe, outside viewing platforms it is the perfect all weather activity and one of the key attractions in Dunedin - not to be missed.
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  • Average9%
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Anzac Square, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic! We really enjoyed this trip through the Taiere Gorge with it's stunning scenery. The beautiful Taiere River accompanied us all the way as the train wound its way up through the gorge. A stop at the top allowed us to enjoy the snow capped...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went on an organised Christmas rain trip and it was great. The scenery is awesome and although we have traveled by car through this area, there are places not seen or accessible by road.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great train trip, very relaxing. Love the bridges the train goes over and the commentary so you are ready for taking photos.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic outing. We caught the train from the station in the morning and headed out to Flat Stream where we then walked 6km's back along the tracks, over bridges and through tunnels to Deep Stream where the train picked us up again for the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was apprehensive about spending four hours on a train. Had been in many when I was younger and did not have fond memories. But was pleasantly surprised. Carriages were very comfortable and warm. Although had it been full the seating would have been cramped....More

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AlPotts
3 May 2018|
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Response from DunedinRailways | Property representative |
Hi - the trains that depart from the wharf are part of the Cruise Ship shore excursion orgainised by the ship. If you would like to join this tour you will need to book through your shore excursion desk. Note the shore... More
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20 February 2018|
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Response from DunedinRailways | Property representative |
Hi there - can you tell us the day you are travelling - some days we have a Taieri Gorge trip you could take and most days we also have a Seasider service. Thanks
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