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ANZAC Day

ANZAC Day

Posted April 08, 2019

Come along and ride the train on ANZAC Day.   We’ll have some wartime music going on the platform; dress up if you like in WWI or WWII uniform or costume of the period.  Leave the weapons at home though.

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Jaguar Club

Jaguar Club

Posted March 25, 2019

Another great day to view some terrific cars down at Waihi Railway Station.  A couple of weeks ago it was Zephyr Zodiacs - this week it was Jaguars!  Getting us in the mood for Beach Hop Warm Up party on...

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One Long Train!

One Long Train!

Posted March 24, 2019

What a busy day we had last Thursday with 47 Matamata College folk and their bikes, a group of 40 from Huntly RSA and several rest homes groups as well. We had to add three carriages and an engine to...

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Another Project!

Another Project!

Posted March 11, 2019

What’s going on here? I saw this chassis being sandblasted and spray-painted a few weeks ago, it looks great!   Today the R&M team dropped this on top of it.  Obviously another renovation project under way. If you want to be...

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Hamilton Zephyr Zodiac Club

Hamilton Zephyr Zodiac Club

Posted March 11, 2019

Hamilton Zephyr Zodiac Club had a ride on the train on Sunday as part of their big day out.  Look at these beauties they left at the station!  They did leave a couple of minders there as well. They had...

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Fun in the sun!

Fun in the sun!

Posted January 30, 2019

Make the most of the sunny days; school has already started for some.  Here are Tasman and Isla having a super time on the Goldfields Express!

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Electric Universe

Electric Universe

Posted January 17, 2019

We were delighted to have Bay of Plenty band Electric Universe here on Sunday to record their latest music video. They took over our Glenbrook car and took a ride down to Waikino and back, filming as they went. Good...

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Make your own event

Make your own event

Posted January 16, 2019

Take a morning walk from Waihi to Waikino along the Hauraki Rail Trail; enjoy the flora and fauna along the way. (Wish there was a bench or two along the way.) Enjoy a cuppa with a Devonshire scone at Waikino...

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Gold Discovery Centre staff familiarisation tour

Gold Discovery Centre staff familiarisation tour

Posted December 22, 2018

Staff and volunteers from the Waihi Gold Discovery Centre enjoying a ‘familiarisation’ with what Goldfields Railway has to offer, with volunteer guard Peter Mitchell standing in for Santa. Coming to Waihi? Combine a trip on the Goldfields train with a...

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New ticketing points for Goldfields Railway

New ticketing points for Goldfields Railway

Posted December 16, 2018

Goldfields Railway train tickets can now be purchased at Waihi’s Gold Discovery Centre and the Paeroa Information Hub. The railway recently signed formal agreements with both I-Sites in order to make it easier for visitors who are looking for things...

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Armistice Day Centennial

Armistice Day Centennial

Posted December 02, 2018

We celebrated the centennial of the end of WWI on 11 November 2018 by running a “Peace Train”. The station and carriages were decorated with flags and bunting, and passengers dressed in costume of the era, kindly lent by Waihi...

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Ohinemuri Explorer Package

 

This is the perfect way to keep the kids engaged for hours, a day, or even a weekend:

GOLDFIELDS RAILWAY
+ WAIHI GOLD EXPERIENCE
+ BULLSWOOL FARM

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Ohinemuri Explorer Package

Ride / Lunch Package

Train Ride:
Leaving Waihi at 11:30am, take the heritage train ride through the beautiful pastoral landscape along the Ohinemuri River to Waikino; be back in Waihi for 1:30pm.

Lunch:
Enjoy a beautiful pre-set lunch at Waikino Station Cafe: bacon & egg slice, ham & cheese toastie, a sweet and tea or coffee. Eat in the friendly cozy café or take your lunch onto the Tauranga Dining Car.

Package Price

Adults: $28.50
Gold Card holders: $24.50

Package available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday during school term-time. Not public holidays.

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Waikino Station

Save 20% on normal ticket prices and get a cracking good lunch as well!