New Zealand

There are relatively few scenic rail journeys in New Zealand but wow, they deliver some truly spectacular travel experiences!  Combine these iconic rail trips with some unique accommodation and activities, and our featured tours will take you to the destinations you want to see, with some stunning vistas along the way.

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Tours & Holidays


Great Southern Steam Train Tour – from Christchurch

Departing: 24 April 2021
13 Days  |  From $5,950 NZD

Experience the adventure, the nostalgia, the romance of steam train travel on this 13 day tour to Wellington. Take a…

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Great Southern Steam Train Tour – from Christchurch

Departing: 24 April 2021
10 Days  |  From $4,950 NZD

Experience the adventure, the nostalgia, the romance of steam train travel on this 10 day tour. Take a step back…

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Great Southern Steam Train Tour – from Invercargill

Departing: 30 April 2021
7 Days  |  From $3,450 NZD

Experience the adventure, the nostalgia, the romance of steam train travel on this 7 day tour from Invercargill to Wellington….

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Short Breaks


Coromandel Family Getaway

Departing: 01 September 2020 - 31 March 2021
5 Days  |  From $1,586 NZD

Take a short break and discover all the Coromandel has to offer with this 5 day Coromandel family getaway. With…

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Martinborough Getaway by Train – One night package

Departing: Daily Departures
2 Days  |  From $500 NZD

Enjoy a change of scenery with this overnight package that takes you from the city lights of Wellington to the…

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Martinborough Getaway by Train – Two night package

Departing: Daily Departures
3 Days  |  From $915 NZD

Martinborough’s colonial charm and proximity to over 20 vineyards has been luring Kiwi’s from all over New Zealand to escape,…

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TranzAlpine – Explore Hokitika

Departing: Long Weekends (Fri-Mon) until 29 March 2021 and daily during the Spring School Holidays
3 Days  |  From $719 NZD

Jump aboard the TranzAlpine scenic train and explore Hokitika in style. Travelling through the Southern Alps to Greymouth you’ll be…

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TranzAlpine – Taste of the West Coast

Departing: Long Weekends (Fri-Mon) and School Holidays until 30 November 2020
2 Days  |  From $635.00 NZD

The TranzAlpine is a spectacularly scenic rail trip running from the East Coast to the West Coast of the South…

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TranzAlpine & West Coast Glaciers to Queenstown

Departing: Long Weekends (Fri-Mon) until 29 March 2021 and daily during the Spring School holidays.
2 Days  |  From $565 NZD

It is finally your time to ride New Zealand’s premier rail journey on this two day adventure from Christchurch to…

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Day Trips


Martinborough Wine Tour by Train

Departing: Most Days. Contact us for details.
1 Day  |  From $265 NZD

Our Martinborough wine tour by rail is a wonderful getaway that takes you from Wellington to Martinborough in the heart…

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The Coastal Pacific

Departing: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 13 October to 31 March 2021
1 Day  |  From $99 NZD

Join the Coastal Pacific and explore the stunning Kaikōura coastline, famous for its marine mammals and whale watching, through the idyllic…

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The Northern Explorer

Departing: Commencing 30 September to 31 March leaving Wellington on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, and leaving Auckland on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
1 Day  |  From $109 NZD One-Way

The Northern Explorer, New Zealand’s longest running passenger service, is back on the tracks! Explore the heart of the North…

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The TranzAlpine

Departing: Long Weekends (Fri-Mon) until 29 March 2021 - plus daily during Spring School Holidays
1 Day  |  From $109 NZD One-Way

The fabled TranzAlpine is back on the rails and waiting for you to book your rail trip. Often referred to…

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