Taieri Gorge Railway

Taieri Gorge Railway


68 Rankers Reviews

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Vicki Hoskinson


Ranking: 10/10

Absolutely great commentary, outstanding journey

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Wil Goes


Ranking: 7/10

A nice train ride into the gorge, with lots of photo opportunities. The trains are the old 'Mitsus', since new ones do not fit through the tunnels. Lots of side information while you just 'sit' and enjoy the ride.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Eric Lambley


Ranking: 7/10

Despite the cloudy weather, this was enjoyable. The commentary was available all over the train (even outside), and there were ample photo stops/points.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in December 2014

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Kath Tonkin

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Everyday from Dunedin Railway Station to Middlemarch and back - beautiful journey up an impressively built railway.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Trish Saunders

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Go all the way to Middlemarch. Stunning scenery. Great staff.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Elly Zimmer


Ranking: 7/10

It should be a scenic route, but at that time we had seen enough of other much more scenic landscapes and places.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in December 2013

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Fabian Lee


Ranking: 6/10

Touristy and at $89 quite expensive. I enjoyed the scenery but something I can't put my finger on was missing. Maybe an authentic train would have helped.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Ranking: 9/10

A not to miss experience! A relaxing way to see the beautiful scenery.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago