New Rail Attraction a Hidden Gem

23 September 19

Pleasant Point Museum and Railway is a popular new attraction on the 19 Day Ultimate Rail, Cruise & Coach Experience for the September 2019 to May 2020 season.

The small, welcoming town Pleasant Point is located outside of Timaru, 160km south of Christchurch on New Zealand’s South Island.

Run by retired volunteers, this hidden gem is off the beaten track and perfect for our Ultimate Small Group Touring holidays as a bespoke attraction.

The local community is excited for the attention and all funds raised will go back into the maintenance of the railway and museum.

The 19-day tour of both islands includes 5 rail journeys in total, including the world-renowned TranzAlpine and newly reopened Coastal Pacific.

Ultimate Small Group Touring is a style of travel not offered by any other operator.

Coined “business class on wheels” we’ve taken a full-size 48 seat coach and configured it to suit 20 luxury leather reclining seats complete with personal seat-side storage and table.

The itinerary has been specifically tailored to provide the highest level of comfort, service and unique experiences, making the Pleasant Point rail experience a perfect, intimate inclusion.

For more information, visit the page for our 19 Day Ultimate Rail, Cruise & Coach Experience.

The first tour has passed through Pleasant Point, see their feedback on the experience here

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