Goldfields Historic Railway

Open Daily 9am – 3pm.

Please note we are CLOSED on Wednesday 19 December for track maintenance.

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.

Give the gift of travel with a Family Pass

Family Pass

Surprise your family and friends with a pre-paid Goldfields Railway Family Pass.

Stay at Waihi Station

Overnight parking for motorhomes and caravans.

...or stay at TRAXX Accommodation Shunters Cottage.

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Boarding the train at Waihi Station

Enjoy an affordable old fashioned adventure with the whole family!

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Have fun while learning about our rich history and heritage...

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