Spring & Summer New Zealand Bookings for 2021/2022 are now OPEN

North Island Train Tours and Packages

Explore New Zealand train tours and packages which highlight the North Island’s beautiful vistas. Find popular train services such as the Northern Explorer or visit some of the most popular vineyards around Wellington with our Martinborough Getaway by Train. Our rail getaways visit many of the must-see areas in New Zealand, such as the Hauraki Gulf, Tongariro National Park, and the southern-most point of the North Island. Choose from a variety of train tours, packages, and trip durations below.

Contact us to find out more about 2021 and 2022 departures.

Escape to the Chateau Tongariro – Departing Auckland

Departing: Departs Monday, Thursday and Saturday until 02 May 2022
3 Days  |  From $589 NZD

Take a trip on the Northern Explorer from Auckland into the heart of the Central Plateau and escape to the Chateau Tongariro.

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Escape to the Chateau Tongariro – Departing Wellington

Departing: Departs Wens, Fri & Sun until 02 May 2022
4 Days  |  From $725 NZD

Plan a magical escape to the Chateau Tongariro travelling on the iconic Northern Explorer from Wellington to National Park, and stay amongst one of New Zealand’s spectacular unique landscapes.

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Martinborough Getaway by Train – Two night package

Departing: Daily Departures
3 Days  |  From $915 NZD

This relaxing short break is the perfect weekend away for wine lovers. Enjoy a luxury 2 course wine matching lunch, chauffeur and more.

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Martinborough Overnight by Train – One night package

Departing: Daily Departures
2 Days  |  From $500 NZD

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

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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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New Zealand Rail Tour with Maher

Departing: 12 November 2021
12 Days  |  $6,305 NZD

Join tour specialists Maher as they explore New Zealand by rail. From Auckland to Christchurch via Wellington, you will enjoy a 12 day escorted tour.

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Northern Explorer & the Tongariro Crossing

Departing: Departures until 03 May 2022 leave Wellington on Wens, Fri & Sun, and leaving Auckland on Mon, Thurs & Sat.
4 Days  |  From $975 NZD

Explore the North Island on one of our memorable Northern Explorer tours. Walk one of New Zealand’s great walks, the Tongariro Crossing

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NZ Rail Adventure by TravelMarvel

Departing: 16 November & 7 December 2021
15 Days  |  From $6,959 NZD

Enjoy a taste of each of New Zealand’s scenic rail experiences on this NZ rail adventure, including a distinctive ride on the Glenbrook Vintage Steam Railway.

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The Northern Explorer

Departing: Departures until 02 May 2022 leave Wellington on Wens, Fri & Sun, and leaving Auckland on Mon, Thurs & Sat.
1 Day  |  From $89 NZD One-Way

The Northern Explorer, New Zealand’s longest running passenger rail service, is waiting for your booking. Explore New Zealand’s North Island.

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Ultimate New Zealand Train Journey

Departing: 21 October 2021
13 Days  |  $5,895 NZD

Join us for a rail tour that can easily boast to be the Ultimate New Zealand Train Journey. Including all of NZ’s scenic rail trips and a private charter, it doesn’t get better than this.

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