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Address: Jacobsons Depot Train Station, Titirangi, New Zealand

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Train trip through the forest

Amazing trip ...mini train and carriages...loved the feeling of remoteness even though you are just outside the city.The scenery is breathtaking .You need to arrange before you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 July 2013
Sue R
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Titirangi, null, New Zealand
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Titirangi, null, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

Amazing trip ...mini train and carriages...loved the feeling of remoteness even though you are just outside the city.The scenery is breathtaking .You need to arrange before you go...not many people seem to know this wonderful trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2013

This narrow gauge railroad just a short drive from downtown Auckland, was built in order to get workers up to dams that were built in order to supply water to the populated areas, as well as to then maintain the water supply pipe itself. This is now a fantastic touristic opportunity that I don't think too many people know about.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2013

Amazing little train and carriages - but our extended family all fitted in and we did have a great time. Lovely views. Awesome trees

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2013 via mobile

Wonderful family outing, went with my sister and her family as well as my parents, would have been nicer if the weather was cooperative but it wasn't. For those concerned about weather u are under cover through out the train ride and they have umbrellas for people when you get to the dam. One less now cause I broke mine.... More 

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