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Experience one of the world's greatest train journeys.

From mountain air to ocean breeze, you can explore the beauty of Aotearoa New Zealand on one of these great train journeys. It’s the simplest way to experience New Zealand’s rich diversity and breathtaking beauty. Taking you through remote national parks, across spectacular volcanic landscapes, over river valleys and along rugged coastlines, these train packages make for a holiday you and your family will never forget.

Rail, Glaciers & Lakes

7 nights from $1,169*pp
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Christchurch
  • Greymouth
  • Hokitika
  • Franz Josef
  • Wanaka
  • Queenstown
INCLUDES
  • One night in Christchurch at a 4 star hotel
  • TranzAlpine Rail Journey from Christchurch to Greymouth
  • Seven days car hire in a Compact Auto from Greymouth to Queenstown
  • One night in Hokitika at a 3 star hotel
  • Two nights in Franz Josef at a 4 star hotel
  • One night in Wanaka at a 4 star hotel
  • Two nights in Queenstown at a 4 star hotel
Traverse the spectacular Southern Alps as you travel aboard the TranzAlpine, one of the world's greatest train journeys covering 222kms. Witness the giant glaciers found in Franz Josef before viewing the majestic lakes of Wanaka & Queenstown.

Valid for travel Selected dates until 31 March 2023

Rail, Glaciers & Mountains

8 nights from $1,309*pp
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Christchurch 
  • Franz Josef
  • Queenstown 
  • Mt Cook
INCLUDES
  • Two nights in Christchurch at a 4 star hotel
  • TranzAlpine Rail Journey from Christchurch to Greymouth
  • Eight days car hire in a Compact Auto from Greymouth to Christchurch
  • Two nights in Franz Josef at a 4 star hotel
  • Two nights in Queenstown at a 4 star hotel
  • Queenstown Skyline Gondola Ride
  • Two nights in Mt Cook at a 4 star hotel
Sit back and marvel at the South Island's striking natural landscape aboard the TranzAlpine. Soar to new heights in Queenstown where panoramic views and vistas can be found. Visit New Zealand's highest and most iconic peak - Mount Cook National Park. This self-drive itinerary will have you living your wildest wilderness dreams.

Valid for travel Selected dates until 31 March 2022

Rail, Whales & Wine

9 nights from $1,759*pp
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Christchurch
  • Kaikoura
  • Blenheim
  • Nelson
  • Punakaiki
INCLUDES
  • Two nights in Christchurch at a 4 star hotel
  • TranzAlpine Rail Journey from Christchurch to Greymouth
  • Nine days car hire in a Compact Auto from Greymouth to Christchurch
  • One night in Punakaiki at a 4 star hotel
  • Two nights in Nelson at a 4 star hotel + Abel Tasman Walk & Cruise
  • Two nights in Blenheim at a 4 star hotel + Cloudy Bay Tailor Made Tasting
  • Two nights in Kaikoura at a 4 star hotel + Whale Watching Cruise
Embrace the romance of slow travel as you sit back and enjoy the finer things in life on this self-drive loop from Christchurch. Marvel at pristine National Parks, come face to face with the giants of the sea and savour wine from the award-winning Cloudy Bay Winery.

Valid for travel Selected dates until 31 March 2023

South Island Rail Explorer

12 nights from $2,079*pp
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Christchurch 
  • Dunedin 
  • Te Anau
  • Milford Sound 
  • Queenstown
  • Franz Josef
  • Hokitika
INCLUDES
  • 12-days car hire in a Intermediate Auto from Christchurch to Greymouth
  • Two nights in Christchurch at a 4 star hotel
  • Two nights in Dunedin at a 4 star hotel + Entry to Larnach Castle & Gardens
  • Two nights in Te Anau at a 4 star hotel + Milford Sound Cruise with lunch
  • Three nights in Queenstown at a 4 star hotel + Skyline Gondola Ride
  • Two nights in Franz Josef at a 4 star hotel
  • One night in Hokitika at a 3 star hotel
  • TranzAlpine Rail Journey from Greymouth to Christchurch
Embark on a self-drive odyssey that takes in the stunning sights and natural landscapes that the South Island is famous for. From the sweeping landscapes and shimmering fiords of Milford Sound to the historic charm and quirky city of Dunedin.

Valid for travel Selected dates until 31 March 2023

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