Goldfields Historic Railway
Travel back in time and enjoy a ride on a heritage train with Goldfields Railway. Journey between Waihi and Waikino at the eastern end of the spectacular Karangahake Gorge.
Experience a section of what used to be known as the East Coast Main Trunk Line which stretched from Auckland to Taneatua south of Te Puke. Enjoy an area rich in history, including historic goldmining which shaped much of this part of the Southern Coromandel.
Need a place to stay in Waihi?
Stay right beside the Goldfields Railway Station in Waihi at TRAXX accommodation.
Enjoy an affordable old fashioned adventure with the whole family!
Have fun while learning about our rich history and heritage...
News & Events: Update - Scheduled Closedown April, May, June 2015
In order to complete the Waitete Bridge upgrade, there has been a scheduled close-down of the railway from Monday 20 April 2015. However, due to variable weather conditions affecting concrete pours and cure times, we cannot give a fixed date for our railway re-opening....