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Coromandel Town Explorer

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Enjoy Coromandel's most popular day trip. Visit New Zealand's only narrow gauge mountain railway with superb views and unique art features. Plus join a guided tour to Coromandel's most majestic grove of ancient Kauri. Our experienced local guide will unfold the story of the Coromandel Kauri and the rich history of the area.
Important Information
Departure Point
Coromandel Town Carpark, Unnamed Road, Waikato 3506, New Zealand
1h 45m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Admission to Driving Creek Railway
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Commentary on the train and guided walk
  • Entry/Admission - Driving Creek
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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David B wrote a review 3 Dec
3 contributions
I'm surprised and disappointed this isn't the number one attraction. The story behind the railroad is worth the price of admission by itself and the views as you ride up and down the hillside are frosting on the cake. Don't miss this if you are in the area.
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Date of experience: November 2019
AlistairAuckland wrote a review Nov 2019
415 contributions88 helpful votes
This is a must if you come to Coromandel Town, its 5 min from the town centre, you need to book its so popular, and you have to get there 20min in advance of someone else will get your ticket, they are really busy so you need to follow these instructions. It takes an hour but
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from CoromandelAdventures, Owner at Coromandel Town Explorer
Responded 2 weeks ago
Kia Ora Alistair, thanks for taking the time to review your experience with us. Driving Creek Railway is one of our all-time fav's as an enjoyable ride for families and a great conservation story. Thanks also for passing on the great advise to others - booking in advance is essential to avoid disappointment on the day.
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Aussie wrote a review Oct 2019
1 contribution
This train ride was absolutely fantastic worth doing if you do the Coramandel loop very informative.
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from CoromandelAdventures, Owner at Coromandel Town Explorer
Responded 16 Oct 2019
Thanks for your review, we think the Driving Creek Railway experience is pretty special too, with the added bonus of being an inspirational conservation story. Glad you enjoyed your time with us on our Coromandel Town Explorer!
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  • Duration: 1h 45m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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