Experience the adventure, the nostalgia, the romance of steam train travel on this 10 day tour. Take a step back in time to a bygone era for an epic steam train journey exploring the majestic South Island of Aotearoa.
Journey with us into the deep south of New Zealand and experience the postcard perfect vistas and dramatic alpine scenery that this part of the world is renowned for.
You will start your journey departing Christchurch on the iconic TranzAlpine via Arthur’s Pass. Then we begin the traverse inland on luxury coaches to experience the wonders of Franz Josef, Milford Sound, Queenstown and Te Anau. In Invercargill, you will meet the star of the show, the historic WW1 memorial steam locomotive Ab608 Passchendaele, named in honour of our fallen soldiers at The Battle of Passchendaele in 1917, and travel the scenic coastal journey (via Dunedin and Oamaru) steamhauled, in the comfort of vintage carriages.
There are several tour options. Here’s a guide to help you find the right departure:
Please note, southbound departures from Wellington & Blenheim are now SOLD OUT
Duration: 10 Days
Price: From $4,950 NZD
Departure From: Christchurch (Return)
Departure Date: 24 April 2021
Tour Type: Group Coach and Rail Tour
Meal Plan: B&B and selected meals
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