Dargaville Railcart Tours
Things to do
We offer two different trips and run daily (bookings are essential). Tea and coffee are supplied. Our first trip is the ‘Dargaville to Tangowahine’ trip with takes 2-2.5 hours and is suitable for the whole family, even well behaved dogs. The rail line takes you along the historic Northern Wairoa River and through farmland. Our second trip is the ‘Dargaville to Waiotira’ trip and takes 7-8 hours. The trip transverses Travel through native bush, farm land, forestry blocks and along the main trunk line north of Waiotira, where you will travel over 21 bridges and through 2 tunnels (with the longest being 638 meters long). This journey is the second longest privately run rail journey in New Zealand.