Explore the 4 Breathaking Rail Journeys of the 19 Day Rail, Cruise & Coach Holiday

12 June 19

This tour offers 4 unique rail experiences that capture the essence of New Zealand's landscapes. 

GLENBROOK VINTAGE RAIL

Experience the thrill of travelling by steam train as you meander through beautiful rural countryside on a vintage train hauled by one of the lovingly restored steam locomotives. Settle into the immaculate wood carriages and as you listen to the panting steam engine. Morning tea will also be served.

COASTAL PACIFIC

Begin your journey from the coastal port of Picton, travel through the picturesque Marlborough Wine Region and the East Coast providing vistas of the Pacific Ocean and the coastal mountains. You may see amazing wildlife including dolphins, seals and penguins.

THE TAIERI GORGE LIMITED

The Taieri Gorge scenic journey will travel through some of New Zealand’s most spectacular and iconic scenery. The train will make its way through ten tunnels and over countless bridges and viaducts. The natural wonders combined with the challenge of man-made engineering will leave you amazed.

THE TRANZALPINE

One of the great train journeys of the world. Depart Christchurch and travel through the patchwork farmlands of the Canterbury Plains, view alpine scenery, river valleys and spectacular gorges as you ascend to Arthur’s Pass located in the centre of the Southern Alps.

For more information visit the 19 Day Rail, Cruise & Coach Holiday

 

Stay Informed

Receive eNews & Special Offers

Brochure Request Order

Tour Reviews Read

Categories

All (105)

Special Offers (3)

Discover New Zealand (23)

General (10)

Tour Highlights (9)

In the Press (23)

Industry (2)

Ultimate Small Group Tours (3)

Cruise & Luxury Coach Tours (4)

Solo Travel (5)

Festive Season Tours (2)

Warbirds Over Wanaka Aviation Event (21)

Most Popular Articles

Travel Talk

Number of news items returned: 1 to 15 records of 105

Hobbiton Movie Set

03 September 2018

(14248 views)

Discover the Real Middle Earth   The idyllic village of Hobbiton™ is Middle-earth at its best. Located within the rolling green farmland ...

Take an Ultimate Small Group Tour to New Zealand

31 March 2015

(12152 views)

New Zealand has an endless array of world class experiences, sights, sounds and tastes for travellers to enjoy. The country ...

Discover New Zealand by Sea and Land

01 December 2016

(7252 views)

Experience a holiday like never before with Grand Pacific Tours. Cruise on one of the most luxurious Superliners, the Celebrity ...

New Zealand is world's 'greenest' destination

24 November 2014

(6271 views)

New Zealand has been named as the overall winner of this year's Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism awards. By Charles Starmer-Smith (telegraph.co.uk) New ...

FREE upgrade to EMIRATES Business Class valued up to $2580 per couple**

04 June 2019

(6265 views)

Everyone deserves a bit of luxury! Stretch out and relax with a free Business Class upgrade on Emirates flights when you ...

New Zealand is magical by coach

27 October 2015

(5297 views)

Whether you are marvelling at the spectacular glaciers, picturesque fiords or simply relaxing in a thermal pool, New Zealand is ...

TranzAlpine Rail Journey

14 August 2019

(4989 views)

The journey of a lifetime Climb aboard one of the world’s most famous train journeys and travel between Christchurch and Arthur’s ...

Ultimate Small Group Tours

05 April 2019

(4556 views)

  Experience business class on wheels The beauty of travelling aboard the Ultimate Coach in a small group is that every aspect of ...

Experience the best of New Zealand

03 November 2014

(4475 views)

There’s a reason the sun shines on New Zealand before anywhere else – every new day in Aotearoa is something ...

An Introduction to Modern Luxury

02 January 2019

(4002 views)

The Celebrity Solstice® offers you more than you ever imagined. Enjoy casual outdoor activities on a freshly manicured lawn on the ...

Southern Land

05 January 2015

(3950 views)

Nuclear-free New Zealand takes the lead when it comes to conservation. Touring through the South Island, Casey-Ann Seaniger falls in ...

Explore New Zealand in Ultimate Luxury

12 January 2018

(3891 views)

There comes a time in our lives where we begin to prefer quality over quantity and crave more comfort and ...

Milford Sound Overnight Cruise

31 July 2018

(3669 views)

Relax on the Milford Sound Overnight Cruise while you view the fiord’s spectacular waterfalls, rainforest, mountains and wildlife - you’re ...

Queenstown secures its place on global Monopoly Board

27 March 2015

(3546 views)

New Zealand’s adventure capital, Queenstown has yet another grand accolade to add to its already extensive collection. Source: www.newzealand.com The South Island ...

TSS Earnslaw & Walter Peak Gourmet BBQ

08 September 2015

(3387 views)

Cruise Lake Wakatipu aboard the iconic steamship the TSS Earnslaw, undoubtedly one of the best ways to experience Queenstown’s famed ...


RSS FeedRSS