Our Journeys

Scenic Dunedin and Central Otago Train Journeys

Combine a touch of history with a touch of magic and the result is some of New Zealand’s best scenic railway journeys.  The Taieri Gorge Railway travels through the spectacular Taieri River Gorge, offering amazing views and gives a fascinating insight to the building of the railway line and life of those hardy pioneers.  The Seasider travels along the picturesque Otago Harbour before traversing the cliff tops overlooking the dazzling Pacific Ocean.


Taieri Gorge to Pukerangi

One of the world’s great train trips.

  • Price: from $91
  • From: Dunedin
  • To: Pukerangi
  • Duration: 4 hrs return
  • Distance: 116 km
  • Operates: daily

Taieri Gorge to Middlemarch

Extend your trip with time in beautiful Middlemarch

  • Price: from $113
  • From: Dunedin
  • To: Middlemarch
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Distance: 154 km
  • Operates: Fri & Sun

The Waitati Seasider

The luxurious Silver Fern train runs regular short trips.

  • Price: from $50
  • From: Dunedin
  • To: Waitati
  • Duration: 90 mins return
  • Distance: 56 km
  • Operates: Scheduled days

The Moeraki Seasider

A scenic trip and two hours at the boulders

  • Price: from $99
  • From: Dunedin
  • To: Moeraki
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Distance: 180 km
  • Operates: Seasider days

The Oamaru Seasider

Oneway or return trips to historic & funky Oamaru

  • Price: from $109
  • From: Dunedin
  • To: Oamaru
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Distance: 256km
  • Operates: Seasider days

Shore Excursion

If you are coming to Dunedin on a cruise ship this is the best way to see the Gorge. Book the all inclusive shore excursion though your cruise company.

Shuttle and train ex wharf

We encourage you to book the Shore Excursion however if you wish to book a public train independently we have some options here.

Lions Club of South Dunedin Taieri Gorge Walk

A Unique opportunity to walk The Taieri Gorge Rail on Sunday 7th May 2017

  • Price: from $59
  • From: Dunedin
  • To: Taieri Gorge
  • Duration: 6.5 hrs (2.5hr walk)
  • Distance:
  • Operates: 07/05/17

Ex Christchurch Southern Rail Tour

Including Dunedin, Invercargill Stewart Island and Oamaru

  • Price: from $2489
  • From: Christchurch
  • To: South
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Distance: 1242km
  • Operates: 4/5 and 23/10

Queenstown Connection

Connecting Dunedin and Queenstown by train and road transport

  • Price: from $195
  • From: Dunedin
  • To: Central Otago
  • Duration: 8 hrs one way
  • Distance: 277km
  • Operates: Most days in summer

Middlemarch Singles Ball

Meet your perfect match on the Love Train and Dance

  • Price: from $120
  • From: Dunedin
  • To: Middlemarch
  • Duration: 9.5 hours
  • Distance: 154 km
  • Operates: 15/04/17

Wild Dunedin Sutton salt Lake

Train, coach and guide walk around Sutton Salt Lake

  • Price: from $89
  • From: Dunedin
  • To: middlemarch
  • Duration: 9 hrs
  • Distance:
  • Operates: 25/4/17

Charter a Train

A train trip will be the perfect "wow factor" at your conference, great transport to your event or something really special for your wedding.


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