Coastal Pacific to return 01 December 2018.

Breaking News!! ! The Coastal Pacific train will be returning from 01st December 2018 to 28th April 2019 and will operate daily except for Christmas Day.  Bookings are now open and with only 126 seats this will sell out fast.  Contact us today to book. 

 

TranzAlpine Service Information: Due to work in the Otira Tunnel and other track maintenance, this train service will run between Christchurch and Arthurs Pass only and will be replaced by bus between Arthurs Pass and Greymouth on the following dates 07 May, 18 June, 30 July, 10 September, 15 October & 26 November 2018.

 

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Train travel in New Zealand is a scenic experience

Each of the three scenic passenger rail journeys in New Zealand are unique, with views from the Northern Explorer train showing you the diverse countryside of the North Island - towering viaducts, spectacular gorges, hidden valleys, to the rugged coastline of the South Island, seen from the Coastal Pacific train to the mountain alpine scenery from the Tranz Alpine train. 

Travel in air conditioned, centrally heated, carpeted carriages that have an advanced air bag suspension system for quieter and smoother travel, un-tinted, non-reflective, panoramic side and roof windows to capture the dramatic coastal and mountain views, GPS triggered journey commentary in two languages (English and Mandarin) at your seat via headphones, plus information displays, overhead HD video and onboard washroom facilities.

Seating is comfortable '2 Seat-Aisle-2 Seat' reclining seats with head rests or 'Table Group' (4 people around a table) seating - great for families, small groups or meeting new friends.

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Tranz Alpine

Climb aboard one of the world’s most famous train journeys, between Christchurch and Greymouth and vice versa. Cross the fertile farmlands of the Canterbury Plains, and enjoy thrilling vistas over deep gorges as you travel alongside the ice-fed Waimakariri River. Traverse t...

Christchurch - Greymouth
Greymouth - Christchurch
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Northern Explorer

Experience the North Island’s extraordinary range of scenery in one journey, the Northern Explorer takes you through rolling green farmland and virgin bush, past quaint country towns and along rocky coasts.The Northern Explorer train operates* Auckland to Wellington - Monda...

Auckland - Wellington
Wellington - Auckland
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Taieri Gorge Railway

Departing from Dunedin’s beautiful railway station the Taieri Gorge Railway begins its scenic journey into some of New Zealand’s most ever-changing, spectacular and iconic scenery. The train travels through the Southern parts of Dunedin city until it arrives at W...

Dunedin - Pukerangi
Pukerangi - Dunedin
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Taieri Gorge Railway

Departing from Dunedin’s beautiful railway station the Taieri Gorge Railway begins its scenic journey into some of New Zealand’s most ever-changing, spectacular and iconic scenery. The train travels through the Southern parts of Dunedin city until it arrives at Wingat...

Dunedin - Middlemarch
Middlemarch - Dunedin
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Taieri Gorge Railway

Journey operates in reverse from Middlemarch to Dunedin.Departing from Dunedin’s beautiful railway station the Taieri Gorge Railway begins its scenic journey into some of New Zealand’s most ever-changing, spectacular and iconic scenery. The train travels through the S...

Middlemarch - Dunedin
Dunedin - Middlemarch
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Taieri Gorge Railway

Journey operates in reverse from Pukerangi to Dunedin. Departing from Dunedin’s beautiful railway station the Taieri Gorge Railway begins its scenic journey into some of New Zealand’s most ever-changing, spectacular and iconic scenery. The train travels through the So...

Pukerangi - Dunedin
Dunedin - Pukerangi
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Taieri Gorge Railway

Departing from Dunedin’s beautiful railway station the Taieri Gorge Railway begins its scenic journey into some of New Zealand’s most ever-changing, spectacular and iconic scenery. The train travels through the Southern parts of Dunedin city until it arrives at Wingat...

Dunedin - Dunedin
Dunedin - Dunedin
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Taieri Gorge Railway

Departing from Dunedin’s beautiful railway station the Taieri Gorge Railway begins its scenic journey into some of New Zealand’s most ever-changing, spectacular and iconic scenery. The train travels through the Southern parts of Dunedin city until it arrives at Wingat...

Dunedin - Dunedin
Dunedin - Dunedin
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Tranz Alpine

The Christchurch to Greymouth day excursion is a scenic rail journey on the Tranz Alpine train from Christchurch to Greymouth through the Southern Alps, from the east coast to the west coast of New Zealand's South Island.Travelling west crossing the Canterbury Plains, the train s...

Christchurch - Greymouth
Greymouth - Christchurch
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Tranz Alpine

The Christchurch to Arthurs Pass day excursion is a scenic rail journey on the Tranz Alpine train from Christchurch to Arthurs Pass National Park located in the through the Southern Alps.Travelling west crossing the Canterbury Plains, the train slowly ascends through spectacular ...

Christchurch - Arthurs Pass
Arthurs Pass - Christchurch
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Coastal Pacific

The Coastal Pacific has returned and is operating daily from 01st December 2018 to 28th April 2019.  The Christchurch to Kaikoura day excursion is a scenic rail journey between Christchurch - the South Island's largest city to Kaikoura - home of whale watching and dolphin sw...

Christchurch - Kaikoura
Kaikoura - Christchurch
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Coastal Pacific

The Coastal Pacific has returned and is operating daily from 01st December 2018 to 28th April 2019.  The Coastal Pacific train operates between the delightful port of Picton - the gateway to the beautiful Marlborough Sounds to Kaikoura - the home of whale watching and onto C...

Picton - Christchurch
Christchurch - Picton
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Northern Explorer

Experience the North Island’s extraordinary range of scenery in one journey, the Northern Explorer takes you through rolling green farmland and virgin bush, past quaint country towns and along rocky coasts.The Northern Explorer train operates* Wellington to Auckland - Tuesd...

Wellington - Auckland
Auckland - Wellington
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Coastal Pacific

The Coastal Pacific has returned and is operating daily from 01st December 2018 to 28th April 2019.  The Coastal Pacific train operates between the South Islands largest city Christchurch, through Kaikoura - the home of whale watching and into the delightful port of Picton -...

Christchurch - Picton
Picton - Christchurch
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Tranz Alpine

Climb aboard one of the world’s most famous train journeys, between Greymouth and Christchurch and vice versa.  Depart from Greymouth and climb through thinks stands of native beech forest. Traverse the might Southern Alps, where spectacular views of the chiselled alpi...

Greymouth - Christchurch
Christchurch - Greymouth