Driving Creek Railway & Potteries
Lonely Planet review for Driving Creek Railway & Potteries
A lifelong labour of love for its conservationist owner, this unique train runs up steep grades, across four trestle bridges, along two spirals and a double switchback, and through two tunnels, finishing at the ‘Eye-full Tower’. The hour-long trip passes artworks and regenerating native forest – more than 17,000 natives have been planted, including 9000 kauri. It’s worth lingering for the video about the extraordinary guy behind it all, well-known potter Barry Brickell.