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This summer, experience two distinct train excursions that capture the stunning Dunedin hinterland and coastline - The Inlander and The Seasider.

Both journeys will run each Sunday from 27 December 2020 until 28 March 2021.

The Inlander

Departing in the morning, The Inlander will run between Dunedin and Hindon. This return 3 ½ hour trip is an iconic scenic journey, travelling towards Central Otago with picturesque landscapes of hills and gorges, bridges and tunnels, pastureland and forests. It follows part of the route of the historic Otago Central Railway, constructed during Otago's Gold Rush.

The Seasider

Departing in the afternoon, The Seasider runs between Dunedin and Waitati with spectacular views of the Pacific Coast, including Otago Harbour and Peninsula, Port Chalmers and Blueskin Bay. The return 3 ½ hour trip includes a 2-hour stop at Waitati to explore the nearby attractions including Orokonui Ecosanctuary, Doctors Point Blueskin Nurseries or Arc Brewery.

Things to do in Waitati.
Welcome to Waitati information.

Train Schedule

Tickets Available Here

Both journeys will run each Sunday from 27 December 2020 until 28 March 2021.

20th December 14th February
27th December 21st February
3rd January 28th February
10th January 7th March
17th January 14th March
24th January 21st March
31st January 28th March
7th February  

Waitati Markets
Live Music every Sunday at Gallery On Blueskin, Waitati.

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Train Menu.

Picnic Boxes available from 17th January
*Alcohol beverage service not available on The Inlander. To order your picnic box please email [email protected].

The Inlander & The Seasider Terms and Conditions.

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