New Zealand's steepest mountain railway, Driving Creek features a unique railway journey climbing through a native regenerating kauri forest. See pottery sculptures and artworks as the train winds its way to the EyeFull Tower lookout for superb views over Coromandel Town and beyond.
Mountain train ride - Enjoy a one-hour return journey on New Zealand’s only narrow gauge mountain railway as it takes you through replanted native kauri forest and ceramic sculptures. Hear the fascinating story of Driving Creek Railway’s creator, Barry Brickell and how this place came to be.
EyeFull Tower – Arrive at the railway’s iconic vista point, the EyeFull Tower lookout, featuring superb views over the harbour, Coromandel Town and beyond.
Bird sanctuary, art gallery and Driving Creek Café – You’ll have time to enjoy all the nearby attractions, just 200 metres down the road.
Scenic shuttle transfer – Enjoy the quick ride to Driving Creek Railway. The tour includes return transfer from the Coromandel ferry (Hannafords Wharf) via Coromandel Town.
Driving Creek Railway admission fee is included.
Duration: Approximately 1.75 hours
Availability: Tour operates daily in conjunction with the 360 Discovery Cruises Coromandel ferry
Departure Time: Tour departs Coromandel Town at 12.10pm daily
Schedule: We’ve partnered with a local tour company to provide a bespoke Coromandel experience. As all tours depart from Coromandel Town, we provide a complimentary shuttle from the wharf. You’ll have time to explore the town prior to your tour departure. Here’s what your day will likely look like:
TOUR + FERRY: Adult $150 Child $90
TOUR ONLY: Adult $50 Child $25
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