The Tour

Trip Description

Travel through the beautiful Dansey Native Forest in your own self drive Rail Car between Mamaku and Tarukenga return. With stunning lake views and rolling farmland the 360° views from your Rail Car makes this trip the ultimate railway experience.

This is a magical railway experience not to be missed.


1 hour 30 minutes

Track Distance

20 km return

What to bring

Warm clothing, windbreaker and camera.
Note: Rail Cars are designed for all weather use with drop down sides and windscreen wipers.

Departure Times

Summer (Nov to Apr): 11am, 1pm, 3pm
Winter (May to Oct): 11am, 1pm

Please meet 15 minutes prior to departure.

Departure Location

Departs from Mamaku Railway Station, Mamaku Village, Mamaku. 20km north of Rotorua.