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Coral Coast Railway

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Address: PO Box 571, Sigatoka, Viti Levu, Fiji
Phone Number: 0011 679 6528 731
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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Take the train, it's great

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Brisbane, Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

If I could take stars away I would, truly the crappiest experience I have ever had and I really thought it would be hard to beat the 1 star I gave to my dubaii desert safari. I only gave it 1 star as trip advisor won't let me give it no stars. I can't find one good thing to say... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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120 reviews 120 reviews
46 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Did a one way journey along this railway for 60 FJ dollars. The train and carriages and track are a heap of junk but that is really its greatest attraction. The train has to stop numerous times to clear the rails of dirt and fallen branches, even once had someone on the roof hacking away a tree with a two... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We were excited about travelling on the railway but the day we travelled was very disappointing. The reason being was that they used a Diesel engine and all the diesel fumes kept coming into the carriages even with the door in-between closed. We had booked for a whole day trip but had to end at half a day in Sigatoka.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It was really good just like travelling through the jungle, like Indiana Jones. The only problem was the train derailing and we had to pick up a bus but it was all fun An experience you cant get everywhere. Great

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Maitland, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Charming little old train, was just us on the train. Just such a sense of adventure-felt like we were in the jungle, bits of tree coming inside the train, and even having to stop while the driver got off and removed bits of tree, vines etc that were covering the track. Great scenery along the way, and really enjoyed the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Unfortunately they have had lots of problems with trains derailing because the tracks were so bad so now it's permanently closed.

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Australia
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This railway is closed and not operating anymore. All the railway stuff are still there but no one operating the venue.

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Geelong, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We travelled on the Coral Coast Railway after reading about it on Trip Advisor. We are glad we made the decision to make the journey. For us part of our travelling adventures is seeing the "REAL" lifestyles of the people. We travelled by rail through numerous villages, with smiling happy people always ready to shout out a Bula! The highlight... More 

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