Make the scenic journey from Dunedin to Middlemarch by rail and take in the incredible natural scenery along with the engineering feats of the early railway pioneers. With the railway blending into the natural environment perfectly, you’ll be amazed by the beauty and peace that the region offers.
Board your train at the beautiful Dunedin Railway Station and journey along the iconic rail track towards MIddlemarch. You’ll travel through the southern part of Dunedin city until Wingatui Junction before heading along the Taieri branch of the track. Head across the plains and into the gorge, carved out over the years by the ancient Taieri River.
Cross countless bridges and viaducts and pass through ten tunnels en route to your destination with opportunity to dismebark for a few moments along the way for photos. Stand in awe at the incredible landscape and the amazing feats of engineering whilst listening to commentary from your train manager as they share their knowledge of the regions pioneering history.
Child pricing applies to those who are high school ages or younger.
Once this experience has been confirmed changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.
Wear comfortable, casual clothes. Trips feature the possibility for you to disembark the train on various points of interest, so flat shoes are recommended. Please do not forget to take your camera!
This experience departs from Dunedin and travels to Middlemarch.