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Set off on one of New Zealand's renowned Great Rail Journeys for an unforgettable adventure through some of the world's most remarkable landscapes. These extraordinary rail journeys offer a captivating glimpse into the diverse beauty of the North Island, South Island or even both.

If you're an adventurer who thrives on navigating your own course, choose a self-guided rail package and combine the freedom to explore with the comfort of a well-organised itinerary. Thoughtfully designed to offer flexibility and convenience, you can explore at your own pace, allowing for spontaneous discoveries along the way.

For a truly immersive experience, embark on a guided rail tour and traverse New Zealand's dramatic landscapes with like-minded travellers, creating lasting bonds and sharing in the wonder of each new experience. These tours are expertly designed and escorted by a knowledgeable Tour Director who will lead you beyond the well-beaten paths and highways, surrounding you in authentic New Zealand culture and experiences.

Don't miss out on the opportunity of a lifetime, get in touch and book your Great Rail Journey of New Zealand today!

Southern Tracks

10 days from $1,999*pp
  • Christchurch
  • Blenheim
  • Marlborough
  • Nelson
  • Westport
  • Greymouth
  • 9 nights of 3-4 star hotel accommodation 
  • Coastal Pacific Train from Christchurch to Blenheim
  • Leisure time in Marlborough wine region
  • 6 days car hire from Blenheim to Greymouth 
  • Leisure time in Nelson
  • TranzAlpine Train from Greymouth to Christchurch 
Welcome to the Top of the South, a collection of regions that showcase the South Island’s much-loved landscape and offers a unique connection with locals from farmers to winemakers. Experience two of New Zealand’s Great Train Journeys on this exciting 10-day itinerary that combines the comfort of rail travel with the freedom of driving.

Northern Explorer

10 days from $2,799*pp
  • Auckland
  • Hamilton
  • Rotorua
  • Taupo
  • Napier
  • Wellington
  • 9 nights of 3-4 hotel accommodation
  • Breakfast daily
  • Northern Explorer Train from Auckland to Wellington 
  • 7-day car hire from Wellington to Auckland 
  • The Silky Oak Chocolate Dipper Tour
  • Explore Lake Taupo 
  • Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland Rotorua 
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves 
Explore the North Island’s spectacular and diverse landscape as you venture through the heart of New Zealand. Climb aboard the historic Northern Explorer train and journey from the glittering skyline of Auckland to the quaint capital of Wellington. Experience volcanic peaks, fertile farmlands and geothermal magic over the next 10 days with the freedom of driving.

New Zealand Highlights By Rail

15 days from $8,359*pp
  • Auckland
  • Ohakune
  • Wellington
  • Blenheim
  • Kaikoura
  • Christchurch
  • Punakaiki
  • Franz Josef
  • Queenstown
  • 14 nights of 3-4 star hotel accommodation
  • 14 breakfasts and 4 dinners
  • Experienced Tour Director
  • Private transport by coach and shuttles
  • Maximum group size 35 guests
  • Northern Explorer Train from Auckland to Wellington
  • Cook Strait Ferry from Wellington to Picton
  • Coastal Pacific Train from Blenheim to Christchurch
  • TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch to Greymouth
  • Encounter the volcanic peaks of Middle Earth
  • Wellington and Christchurch City Tours
  • Marlborough wine experience
  • Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and Blowholes Walk
  • West Coast Tree Top Walk
  • Journey through Haast Pass
Join this 15-day guided tour and see the highlights as you traverse through the heart and soul of New Zealand by rail. Discover off the beaten track locations and bustling urban centres by three world-famous scenic rail experiences between Auckland to Queenstown. This tour is perfect for travellers who enjoy free time to create their own adventure while having the benefit of a guided expert.

Valid for travel Selected dates October 2023 to April 2024

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