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Now that you have found us, we’ll let you in on our secret;
There is simply no better way to see New Zealand, than to travel by train.

From the fabled TranzAlpine, the epic Northern Explorer and the picturesque Coastal Pacific, these breathtaking scenic rail journeys will take you through some of the most stunning and unique landscapes in the world.

Each train is well-appointed, providing an opportunity to enjoy the comfort and charm of travelling by train while fully appreciating New Zealand’s natural beauty unfolding outside your window.

LOCO Journeys – Your New Zealand Rail Experts.

With an unsurpassed selection of rail-based tours available, you can choose from Escorted Rail Vacations, Independent Train Touring, Heritage Steam Tours, or Short Rail Breaks.  We are confident LOCO has options to suit every traveller.
Allow LOCO Journeys to curate your very own amazing New Zealand rail touring experience. 

View our tour selection below or contact us to find out more about pricing and departures.

See the VERY BEST of New Zealand


Sir Edmund Hillary Explorer

Departing: Oct, Nov & Dec 2024, Jan-April 2025
Departure From: Christhchurch
13 Days  |  NZ$7,950 - FREE Tram Pass*
Tour Type: Escorted Tour

Inspired by one of the most iconic adventurers of our time, this is an epic journey by heritage steam train and luxury coach. FREE 1-Day Christchurch Tram Pass when you book with LOCO Journeys.

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Escorted & Independent Tours

Choose from our unrivalled selection of New Zealand’s finest Escorted Rail Tours or fully flexible Independent Rail Vacations. 

If you can’t find what you are looking for, let us know and we will tailor-make your dream New Zealand rail-based vacation.

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Speak to a real person…

Meet Kylie, LOCO Journeys celebrated New Zealand rail travel specialist. 

Attentive service, an eye for detail, and a master at making all the tricky travel arrangements blend seamlessly together.  Kylie will deliver your perfect itinerary, letting the train take the strain and bringing you some truly exceptional Kiwi experiences.

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