Independent tours operate every day using the services of major New Zealand transport companies who operate air-conditioned coaches and trains.
Friendly Coach/Train Captains provide interesting and informative commentaries and descriptions of local features during the tour. Relaxing Journeys pre-book all your New Zealand travel arrangements including transport with hotel transfers and some key sightseeing.
Great Sights coaches are state-of-the-art luxury coaches. Most coaches providing air-conditioning, reclining seats, wash room facilities, onboard video and multi lingual commentary covering the main tourist routes. On routes not covered by Great Sights transport will be on modern, air conditioned InterCity or Newmans Coaches.
Tranz Rail provide the following train services covering spectacular rail routes offered as part of our wide range of Independent tours of New Zealand. The Interisland Line provides the ferry link between the North & South Islands.
Northern Explorer / Auckland – Wellington
Coastal Pacific / Picton – Kaikoura – Christchurch
TranzAlpine / Christchurch – Arthurs Pass – Greymouth
Interislander / Ferry service between Wellington and Picton (across Cook Strait)