Forgotten World Highway, Stratford
(4.1/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Drive into the pioneering past and diverse natural wonders of the Taranaki region on Forgotten World Highway. Following what was once an ancient Maori trade path, the road leaves from Stratford and winds through 155 km (96 mi) of the rich and awe-inspiring landscape of Egmont National Park. Along the way you'll catch views of Mount Taranki, a stunning volcano stretching up into the sky. Also look out for historical settlements in among the native forest, telling stories of the route's past life. Numerous picnic stops and photo ops line the road as it weaves into a forgotten history of mankind's relationship with the natural world. See Forgotten World Highway and all Stratford has to offer by arranging your trip with our Stratford trip itinerary builder.
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  • Great drive with very bendy roads, lots of twist and turns with steep hills. To make it more interesting the roads were unsealed. Great fun to drive but must be careful. We drove from Stratford to Wha...  more »
  • Hilly farmland fern forest and easy nature make this ride pure experience. With little traffic must be expected, it is a relaxed driving and can make many stops. Allow plenty of time, it is worth.
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  • I have just returned from a second trip on the golf carts on the Forgotten Highway train track - it is just so well done and a remarkable experience- forget the crowds of overseas destinations and enj...  more »