Tickets can be purchased from the i-Site Gisborne Information Centre in Grey Street.

Please note that half an hour before the designated departure any remaining tickets are sold at the Gisborne Railway Station ticket office where we have EFTPOS, which also is available on the Train.

(At this stage no online booking is available - sorry)

There is plenty of free parking available at the Gisborne Railway Station, which is accessed from Grey Street

Please note that excursions are only to Muriwai as the track to Beach Loop is still unuseable due to damage.

 Please note that there are only 2 more public excursions left in our 2020/2021 season.

Date Departure Time Excursion Type Prices Notes
  Adult Child Family  
Sunday 30th May 2021 12.30pm Chardonnay Express More Details Here
Saturday 5th June 2021 1.00pm Muriwai $35 $15 $80 Queen's Birthday Weekend
Sunday 24th October 2021 1.00pm Muriwai $35 $15 $80 Labour Weekend - Bookings NOT yet open



  • The train is also available for special charters - please contact us if you would like information about chartering the train for your event.
  • Children are to be under 15 years of age (Infants sitting on knee no charge)
  • Family is Two Adults and Two Children
  • Length of Muriwai Excursion Trip - 2 hours approx. with a 30 mins picnic / photo break
  • There is a grass area at Muriwai for a picnic, so bring along your goodies, hot water is available in the Buffet carriage