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“A Must if your in the area !”

The Bay of Islands Vintage Railway
Ranked #2 of 8 things to do in Kawakawa
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Reviewed 13 June 2013

This attraction is run by volunteers - who clearly love this railway . Although my partner and I were the only ones wanting to go on the train they gladly fired up and ran the trip just for us. The lady acting as the guard was brilliant and very knowledgeable about the area - pointing out places of interest as we passed ( like the Victorian racing track ) . The train stopped just before the bridge at the end of the journey to turn round - and it was explained that they are raising money to restore the bridge - which will be a brilliant addition when it is done . I loved every minute of this attraction .

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Reviewed 3 May 2013

I was fortunate in that I visited Kawakawa during school holidays and therefore the train ran several times a day. Denis, the guard/guide gave a useful commentary on the history and future of the railway during our outward and return journeys. He also conducted a short walk off the train whilst the engine was manoeuvred. The train really does go down the centre of the main road with cars passing on either side. In comparison to the price of similar vintage railways in the UK, this was excellent value for money.

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