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.

Goldfields Railway Society

Boarding the train at Waihi Station

Enjoy an affordable old fashioned adventure with the whole family!

Timetable & Fares

Waihi Railway Station

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

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