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Dargaville Rail & River Tours

Station Road, Dargaville 0310, New Zealand
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Fun on rails

Great way to see a little bit of New Zealand. Modified golf carts, comfortable seats and great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
TheGabsterNZ
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Auckland, New Zealand
via mobile
Great Fun

We did the Tangowahine rail trip today. Awesome fun, lots of laughs, great guides and hosts. The... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2018
Mat P
,
Whangarei
via mobile
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Experience Dargaville surrounds from the comfort of a converted, self-drive Golf Cart.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good31%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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“halfway point” (8 reviews)
“great fun” (3 reviews)
“scones” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Station Road, Dargaville 0310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great way to see a little bit of New Zealand. Modified golf carts, comfortable seats and great views in every direction. John and Dave were delightful hosts and tea and scones a nice surprise on our trip. Worth the visit.

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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

We did the Tangowahine rail trip today. Awesome fun, lots of laughs, great guides and hosts. The cheese scones and other baked goods were very tasty at the halfway point. Can't recommend this adventure enough.

Thank Mat P
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Climb into your converted buggy and put your pedal to the metal- but not until you've had your safety briefing which is short and to the point and mostly common sense but non-the-less essential to make sure everyone enjoys the ride. No steering wheel required...More

1  Thank Allgoodthyngs
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

We took the rail cart trip to Tangowhinie & back, I remember when there were trains on this track & nice to remember those days. Before setting off we were given a brief as to what we would be doing, also the safety aspects of...More

1  Thank Kaikohe
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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

A great end to a social club weekend in the area. A group of 25 was no problem as they just put on an extra tour with the second group going on a Kumara farm tour while they waited. Excellent guides, relaxed but knowledgeable and...More

4  Thank Sharon D
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

An awesome way to spend a couple of hours enjoying yourself travelling in converted golf carts along a historic railway line. Our hosts were friendly and informative. Morning tea was provided at the halfway point tea coffee and tasty scones

3  Thank Dianne T
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

A novel way to see a different perspective of Dargaville and surrounds. Very pleasant hosts and Dave's date scones deserve a special mention!

3  Thank janine115
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Reviewed June 9, 2017

what a wonderful unspoiled natural trip. In self drive golf carts on a disused rail link that has an amazing part of New Zealand history. Once Bush, swamp, and kauri, as the settlers broke in the land the rail way followed to provide acsess to...More

4  Thank Cynthia H
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Reviewed April 23, 2017

Had such a great time rail carting out from Dargaville. It is run by John and Dave. Very relaxing and interesting riding along on old railway line that was in use up until around 2 years ago. Trip was very well organized and John was...More

4  Thank Wilma R
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Reviewed April 2, 2017

We travelled on this railway last month with a group of friends. The guide told us about the area and in detail about the flax industry. It is a pity that the railway has gone into not use for long distance travel as the views...More

4  Thank John C
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