Goldfields Railway


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


$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


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:




Departs from WAIKINO:




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:


Departs from WAIKINO:


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.

Physical Address

30 Wrigley St
New Zealand

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