We are currently under COVID Orange Light operations.

The public should wear masks only when travelling in the enclosed carriages. There is a lot of privet out at the moment. Please take necessary precautions if you have allergies.

Timetable & Booking

  DEPART WAIHI DEPART WAIKINO
MONDAY CLOSED NO TRAIN
TUESDAY CLOSED NO TRAIN
WEDNESDAY CLOSED NO TRAIN
THURSDAY 11:30 am 1:00 pm
FRIDAY 11:30 am 1:00 pm
SATURDAY 9:45 am, 11:30 am 10:45 am, 1:00 pm
SUNDAY 9:45 am, 11:30 am 10:45 am, 1:00 pm
     

PLEASE NOTE: The 1:00pm train is the LAST trip from Waikino.

Online Booking Payment Options:

  • OPTION A: Pay at Waihi Station when collecting tickets.
  • OPTION B: Pay directly into Goldfields Railway Bank Account.
    (03 1575 0035356 00 - Use reference number and name/surname)

Please provide proof of payment when collecting tickets at the Waihi Station.

PLEASE BE AT THE STATIONS HALF AN HOUR BEFORE DEPARTURE.

 

What about my dog?

Dogs big or small are welcome on our train. The dogs MUST be on leads at all times.

Railway Closures

On the following days we will NOT be running any train services:

Sun, 25 Dec 2022 - Closed Christmas Day.

Train Fare

 

Adults $20 return $15 one way
Children 5 to 16 yrs $12 return $10 one way
Children 2 - 4 yrs $2 return $1 one way
Children under 2 yrs FREE
Super Gold Card Holders $15 return $12 one way
Family concession of 2 adults and 2 children: $55 return $35 one way
Bikes $3 return $2 one way
  • Eftpos available at the station.
  • For group bookings of 20 or more, please call 07 863 9020 to discuss.
  • Education group concessions are available.
  • Wheelchair facilities are available at both stations, with a special passenger car available with at least two days' notice.
  • All our passenger cars and facilities are smoke free.
  • Dogs welcome; must be on a lead.

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Family Passes

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

Ideal as a holiday-time, birthday or anniversary gift, it is a great way for those you love to enjoy a unique and pleasant journey, riding on one of New Zealand’s historic railways.

$55 provides a round-trip ticket for two adults and two children, which offers great value for families and friends. With delicious food available at the Waikino Station Café, and with the nearby Hauraki Rail Trail and Victoria Stamper Battery to be explored, the Family Pass gives its recipients a full day of fun and excitement.

Goldfields Railway Family Passes are available with our online booking system or at the ticket counter. Please ask one of our station attendants to purchase, or for more information.

Options are available to suit your particular needs.

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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