A nostalgic rail journey from Waihi to Waikino through historic gold country. On arrival in Waikino dine at the Waikino Station Cafe or commence your Hauraki Rail Trail journey through the Karangahake Gorge and on to either Paeroa, Thames or Te Aroha. Train Ride Fares Adults $18 return $12 one way Children 5 to 14 yrs $10 return $8 one way Children 2 - 4 yrs Gold coin donation Children under 2 yrs FREE Super Goldcard Holders $12 return $10 one way Family concession of 2 adults and 2 children: $45 return, $30 one way Education group concessions are available Wheelchair facilities are available at both stations, with a special passenger car available by prior arrangement All our passenger cars and facilities are a smoke free zone Animals on a leash are welcome to travel with their owners in the open car only Every Weekend, School Holidays and Public Holidays: Departs from WAIHI: 10am 11:45am 1:45pm Departs from WAIKINO: 11am 1:00pm 2:30pm School Term During the school term we run one train daily between Monday to Friday which is subject to viable numbers - please ring the station on 07 863 9020 to advise how many passengers plan to use the train. Departs from WAIHI: 11:45am Departs from WAIKINO: 1:00pm Group Bookings Group Bookings of 20 or more are welcome to use our full timetable set up for Weekends, School Holidays and Public Holidays during the school term with prior arrangement - please ring the station on 07 863 9020 to enquire. All enquiries please phone Waihi Station (07) 863 9020. Our train service operates entirely on voluntary staff.