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Taieri Gorge Railway

Anzac Square, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
+64 3-477 4449
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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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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Anzac Square, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
+64 3-477 4449
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Expertly operated by volunteers, lunch and some refreshments provided of excellent quality, and also enjoyed the market stalls. Very clean and well maintained, staff very friendly and informative.

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Thank Mickthepom
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was very pleasantly surprised the way this activity turned out. Was just expecting a train ride, but got much more. The kids throughly enjoyed it and it is safe to say it exceeded all expectations! Great job guys! A must do in Dunedin!

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Thank AshishGuptasfo
Reviewed 5 days ago

Took this railway trip to Pakeruki? I think was the point we reached and returned from. OriginAl old wooden rail carriages but refurbished and comfortable seating,.Left about 09.30 and got back to Dunedin Station just on 14.00.Dining Car on train for snacks ,drinks, coffee etc...More

Thank Euan R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting and pretty ride through the countryside. You get some pretty shots and hear random facts about the surrounding. Definitely worth it.

Thank NoraHaarlem
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fantastic 4hr railway trip winding its way through a remarkable landscape of rolling farmland, gorges and rivers. There is a good buffet carriage with friendly staff and commentator who provides an insight into the area and it’s history. If you are staying...More

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Zak C
5 November 2017|
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Response from DunedinRailways | Property representative |
Hi there - both trips come recommended by all passengers - the Taieri gorge trip is our most popular and has really spectacular scenery which changes dramatically along the way. Its a good option for cruise visitors as it... More
25 October 2017|
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Response from DunedinRailways | Property representative |
Hi - sorry this question was missed. If you are visiting by cruise ship, this is an all day tour departing soon after the ships arrival, out onto the train and then after the train trip arrives back you go to the Castle and... More