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7 Day New Zealand Rail Experience

Embark on an unforgettable 7-day adventure experiencing all three of New Zealand's Great Train Journeys as you travel from Auckland to Christchurch.

Itinerary by Relaxing Journeys


price from 1,999 NZD per person (twin share)
duration 7 days and 6 nights
you will visit Auckland, Wellington, Picton, Christchurch, Greymouth
Both Islands, NZ
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This 7-day adventure takes you through New Zealand on the Northern Explorer, Coastal Pacific, and TranzAlpine rail journeys.


  • One-way shared coach transfers from Auckland Airport to Auckland accommodation
  • 1 night at Ramada Suites by Wyndham Victoria Street West or similar
  • One-way shared coach transfers from Auckland accommodation to Auckland Railway Station
  • Northern Explorer Great Train Journey from Auckland to Wellington
  • One-way shared coach transfers from Wellington Railway Station to Wellington accommodation
  • 2 nights at Travelodge Wellington Hotel or similar
  • One-way shared coach transfers from Wellington accommodation to Wellington Ferry Terminal
  • Interislander Ferry from Wellington to Picton
  • 1 night at The Gables B&B Picton or similar
  • Coastal Pacific Great Train Journey from Picton to Christchurch
  • One-way shared coach transfers from Christchurch Railway Station to Christchurch accommodation
  • 2 nights at Ramada Suites Christchurch or similar
  • Return shared coach transfers from/to Christchurch accommodation & Christchurch Railway Station
  • Return TranzAlpine Great Train Journey from Christchurch to Greymouth (ends Christchurch)
  • One-way shared coach transfers from Christchurch accommodation to Christchurch Airport


Travel between 15 Sep 2024 - 31 Mar 2025Book by 31 Mar 2025

This is a Car-Free Holiday

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Terms & Conditions

Pricing featured is based on 2 adults sharing and priced as per person in New Zealand Dollars. Pricing is correct at the time of submission but is subject to change without notice. Valid for travel from 15 Sep 2024 to 31 Mar 2025 and valid for sale until 31 Mar 2025 unless sold out prior. Due to Great Train Journeys schedules, this package must start on a Wednesday in Auckland. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates apply including special events and holiday periods. Accommodation will be confirmed at time of booking. No transfers or sightseeing included but can be quoted for additional. Scenic Plus may be available for an additional cost. Quote package code: RJ247DNRE

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