NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand – one of the world’s most beautiful and naturally diverse countries.

From stunning fjords, pristine beaches, magical mountain ranges and even active volcanoes – there is an array of diverse and awesome landscapes.

Train journeys through this scenic country are so under-rated and well worth some of your time.

Lie back and soak in geothermal waters under a starry night sky.

Tandem cycle through a vineyard – some of the best wine in the world is produced here.

Explore the local arts and culture.

For wildlife lovers: much of New Zealand’s wildlife cannot be found anywhere else on earth.

And, of course, there are the welcoming, down-to-earth people.

Scenic NZ Train Trip

Experience the natural beauty of this amazing country with this 14-night rail adventure. From Auckland head to the volcanic heartland of Rotorua then cross to the South Island via the gorgeous water ways of the Charlotte Sound. Discover the diverse wildlife of Kaikoura before crossing the Southern Alps and stopping over at the Franz Josef Glacier. Continue south the Queenstown and the majestic Fjordland before visiting the breath-taking Mount Cook. This two-week adventure is surely at the top of many bucket lists!

Trip Highlights

Discover the thermal wonder of Rotorua, and the magical Waitomo Caves.

Learn more about the rich Maori heritage and culture

  • Travel the spectacular scenery onboard three scenic railways: The Northern Explorer, The Coastal Pacific and The Tranz-Alpine
  • Cruise the famous waterways of Queen Charlotte and Milford Sounds
  • Spot Whales, Dolphins, Sea Lions and Penguins in peaceful Kaikoura
  • Get some breath-taking photos of the beautiful Mount Cook

What’s Included

  • All rail and coach journeys as per the itinerary
  • All hotel and station transfers as per the itinerary
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Auckland
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Rotorua
  • 1 night’s hotel accommodation with breakfast in Wellington
  • 1 night’s hotel accommodation with breakfast Kaikoura
  • 1 night’s hotel accommodation with breakfast in Christchurch
  • 1 night’s hotel accommodation with breakfast in Franz Josef
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Queenstown
  • Seats aboard the Interislander ferry from Wellington to Picton
  • Sightseeing tour of Rotorua and a traditional Maori evening excursion
  • Sightseeing tour of Waitiomo Caves
  • Whale Watching cruise from Kaikoura
  • Half day city tour of Queenstown
  • Milford Sound day trip
  • Mount Cook excursion
  • Private airport transfers

From $6,849 per person.

Essential NZ

This 7-night rail holiday really is the essential experience for any visitor to New Zealand. Combine the vibrant and diverse cities of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch together with the 3 scenic rail journeys and unforgettable Inter-islander Ferry crossing. This great rail adventure will live long in the memory!

Trip Highlights

  • Discover the rich maritime history and the home of the Flat White coffee in cosmopolitan Auckland
  • Marvel at Volcanic peaks onboard The Northern Explorer Train
  • Spot Whales and Sea Lions from the comfort of Coastal Pacific Train
  • Cross the Southern Alps onboard the Tranz Alpine Train
  • Have your camera ready for the world’s most breath-taking ferry crossings aboard the Interislander ferry.
  • Learn about the rich history of this amazing land in the National Museum – Te Papa

What’s Included

  • All rail and coach journeys as per the itinerary
  • All hotel and station transfers as per the itinerary
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Auckland
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Wellington
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Christchurch
  • Seats aboard the Interislander ferry from Wellington to Picton
  • Half day city tour of Auckland
  • One Hour guided tour of Te Papa in Wellington
  • Private airport transfers

From $2,899 per person.

Ultimate NZ

Discover the natural beauty and wildlife of this remote land on the great 18-night rail adventure across New Zealand. From the historic beaches of the Bay of Islands travel into the ‘Pacific Rim of Fire’ and enjoy the unique setting of Rotoura. Pay a visit to the land of Hobbits and the Waitomo Caves with their mesmerizing population of glow worms, before making your way south and to the sea life mecca that is Kaikoura where you will find several Whales, Dolphins, Sea Lions and Penguins in their own habitat. Explore the quint city of Christchurch before crossing the majestic Southern Alps to marvel at the Franz Josef Glacier. Continue south to explore Milford Sound and the Fjordland region, then onto Dunedin, the most southerly city in the world where you will be amazed at the Yellow-Eyed Penguin Colony and other rare birds living in the wild.

Trip Highlights

  • Relax on the unspoilt beaches of the Bay of Islands
  • Have fun in the land of ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings’
  • Soak up the natural beauty and rich Moari history of Volcanic Rotorua
  • Marvel at the other worldly beauty of Franz Josef Glacier
  • Enjoy the spectacular scenery onboard three scenic railways: The Northern Explorer, The Coastal Pacific and The Tranz-Alpine
  • Be blown away by the abundance of wildlife just off the shores of Kaikoura
  • Cruise the famous waterways of Queen Charlotte and Milford Sounds
  • Catch up with a Yellow eyed Penguin Colony near Dunedin

What’s Included

  • All rail and coach journeys as per the itinerary
  • All hotel and station transfers as per the itinerary
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Auckland
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Paihia
  • 1 night’s hotel accommodation with breakfast in Rotorua
  • 1 night’s hotel accommodation with breakfast in Wellington
  • 1 night’s hotel accommodation with breakfast Kaikoura
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Christchurch
  • 1 night’s hotel accommodation with breakfast in Franz Josef
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Queenstown
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Dunedin
  • Seats aboard the Interislander ferry from Wellington to Picton
  • Sightseeing cruise of the Bay of Islands
  • Sightseeing tour of Hobbiton
  • Sightseeing tour of Rotorua and a traditional Maori evening excursion
  • Sightseeing tour of Waitiomo Caves
  • Whale Watching cruise from Kaikoura
  • All-day Christchurch Heritage Tram Pass
  • Half day city tour of Queenstown
  • Milford Sound day trip
  • Half day wildlife tour of the Otago Peninsular from Dunedin
  • Private city tour of Dunedin
  • Private airport transfers