Code: CC23
Price:

$225

Description

Taieri Gorge – Dunedin Railways – (2 people)  –  Welcome aboard the Taieri Gorge Railway – one of Dunedin's top attractions.  Combine a wealth of history with railway charm and the result is one of New Zealand’s best-loved scenic railway journeys. Your journey begins by travelling through the Southern parts of Dunedin City, before the train turns onto the Taieri branch and meanders across the beautiful Taieri Plains before climbing into the gorge, a narrow and deep ravine carved out by the ancient Taieri River. Negotiating the winding gorge, the train travels through ten tunnels and across numerous bridges including the famous Wingatui Viaduct – the second largest wrought iron structure in operation in the world. This is a fascinating excursion into some of New Zealand’s most iconic scenery and history, where you will be amazed at natural beauty combined with the engineering feats of New Zealand’s early pioneers. The open air platforms of the carriages provide the perfect photo opportunity, or enjoy a quiet drink from our on-board café, while the train manager shares fascinating stories about the environment and history of New Zealand’s gold rush era. This is a half day trip and departs from downtown Dunedin.        

Key Information

Gift availability Pukerangi Excursions: Winter Months (May to September):  Departs 12.30pm, returns 4.30pm. Summer Months (October to April): Departs 9.30am returns 1.30pm or 2.30pm returning at 6.30 pm Please note that due to the remote nature of this journey, mobile phone connection is limited and it is not always possible to use credit cards or eftpos in our buffet carriage. It is therefore recommended that you bring cash if you wish to purchase refreshments. We accept NZ, Australian and US dollars. This gift experience is supplied as a voucher that is valid for 12 months. It will be sent out with full details of the gift and booking instructions.

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