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.

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Coromandel Family Getaway

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

Take a short break and discover New Zealand’s Coromandel with this 5-day family getaway.

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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 vineyard package that takes you from the city lights of Wellington.

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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 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 Railway Adventure

Departing: 13 September 2021
12 Days  |  From $5,940 NZD

New Zealand offers many superb train journeys, a number of which are included on this terrific 12 day New Zealand…

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Northern Explorer and the Tongariro Crossing

Departing: Selected days of the week until 3 May 2021
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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The Great Kiwi Beer Festival

Departing: 13 March 21
2 Days  |  From $319 NZD

Grab a group of mates and head to Hamilton’s Great Kiwi Beer Festival on The Northern Explorer train for ultimate ease.

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The Northern Explorer

Departing: Departures until 3 May 2021 leave Wellington on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, and leaving Auckland on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
1 Day  |  From $109 NZD One-Way

The Northern Explorer is New Zealand’s longest running passenger rail service, is back open! Explore New Zealand’s North Island.

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