A unique offer of self drive carts on rail through a remote, rugged and sparsely settled, distinctly natural, New Zealand landscape. The trip includes a mixture of native bush, farmland and forestry. It passes through small communities on a now decommissioned rail line, over 30 years in the making. With 24 tunnels and a variety of different bridges this railway line offers visitors an opportunity to connect with natural New Zealand.
Explore Raw New Zealand Beauty
Following ancient Maori pathways and built on colonial bridle paths formed late in the 19th century, the Forgotten World landscape is remote and mysterious. Explore a history unique to New Zealand, with stories and experiences that are truly unforgettable.
DISCOVER A Forgotten World Story
Determination, ingenuity and human spirit across generations created the story that grew into Forgotten World Adventures. This isolated landscape and experience is unique to the history of New Zealand railway.
CONNECT With an enriched past
Come and be part of this journey etched deep with human endeavour and woven with stories that resonate across generations. Ride the railway lines that follow pathways forged long ago into the remote Whangamomona Republic and beyond linking the lands of the King Country and Taranaki.