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Address: , Sigatoka, Viti Levu, Fiji
Phone Number: 0011 679 6528 731
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Description: Chug past a scenic coastline or through a thick green forest, stopping at...
Chug past a scenic coastline or through a thick green forest, stopping at the Muka Caves for a refreshing underground retreat, on this enchanting train ride.
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Rustic true Fijian experience! Fabulous!

This was a great family day out. The train is very rustic and provides a true Fijian experience. Travel through the Fijian jungle through villages with local children running... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This was a great family day out. The train is very rustic and provides a true Fijian experience. Travel through the Fijian jungle through villages with local children running along side the train waiting for lollies and other goodies. Finish up in Sigatoka and enjoy some local shopping and lunch.

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The train ride was fantastic as you can see areas on the coral coast as well as the villages. The disappointment was the tour of the village. It was very quick and sort. The tour guide seemed a bit intoxicated as he was not really answering any of our questions. The children were lovely though and wanted to play with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Took the wife & kids on the train from Sigatoka to Cuvu & had a fantastic ride. The whole experience was one that we'll never forget. The views are of real Fiji, the local kids were very friendly & run after the train as it slowly travels along the tracks. The train is loud but that has a lot to... More 

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Hunter Valley, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Bula - Coral Coast Railway, if you want a fast ride then this is not the tour for you. This is a much more relaxed ride and you will love the scenery and the children running up to the train for lollies. Thank you Nick our tour guide for the fantastic day we had. Absolutely loved the pre-school children singing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Great trip on this "old train" giving the village kids lollies along the way, morning tea at a pre school. Lunch and shopping in the town of Sigatoka than back on the train for the return trip. Nick our guide was great.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This is a real ride in history and it is an old train. Don't expect bright and shiny. It is a fun trip, as the children in the villages along the way, come to meet the train to get lollies. Take a good supply of lollies or you can buy them at the store where the train leaves. We stopped... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

If you take a trip on the sugar cane train expecting it to be like a Disneyland ride, you are going to be sorely disappointed. The train is old but absolutely charming. The track meanders along the coastline and through a number of small villages on the way to Sigatoka. Unscheduled stops are common as the engineer, and sometimes the... More 

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Sigatoka, Fiji
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Me and my friends had lots of fun catching the ride from Sigatoka town to Cuvu station. From there we went to Geckos restaurant for the dinner and show. We boarded the train next to Tappoos... and travelled slowly through jungle and villages along the old sugar train tracks. Although we are locals, we really enjoyed the scenery and waving... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

There are lots of very touristy things you can do in Fiji, so the sugar cane train was a welcome change from that. The train travels along a very narrow gauge track along the coast, through thick vegetation and many tiny rural villages. We had a heart-warming stop at a kindergarden for ethnic Fijian children, Jubaniwai, which was financed and... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Our family, 2 adults & 2 kids did this one way railway journey to Sigatoka for $69FJ per adult, kids 1/2 price, under 5 free. TOTALLY WORTH THE PRICE!!!! The train and carriages are rustic (as is the track), so we had to stop on occasion to remove overgrown trees, fallen branches and to clear the dirt off the railway... More 

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