Bringing the best of NZ to you.
Whether it’s whale watching in Kaikoura, walking Mt Ruapehu or soaking in the natural beauty of the West Coast, KiwiRail Scenic Journeys brings you the best experiences that NZ has to offer. Along with a comfortable train journey through scenic landscapes, each package focuses on an iconic kiwi experience and the finest local accommodation when an overnight stay is needed.
We've personally checked out all these packages to ensure quality is maintained and the little things aren’t overlooked. For example, transfers are included inmost of our packages so there’s no chance of ending up stranded. If you have questions about your booking you can contact us.
Take the TranzAlpine to Greymouth and stay up to 4 nights. An ideal way to explore “the coast”.
Take the Northern Explorer to Hamilton, an ideal starting point to discover the mighty Waikato.
Lake Brunner Day Out
Take the TranzAlpine to beautiful Moana (Lake Brunner) and enjoy a leisurely lunch at the Station Cafe.
Mt Ruapehu weekend skiing
Stay at the Chateau for the weekend and hit the slopes of Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand's most popular ski field.
Kaikoura whale watching
Get up close and personal with the whales and other marine life in Kaikoura.
Drive one of the world's most scenic roads and experience the West Coast in all it's raw power.
Marlborough Sounds cruise
Take a cruise through the intricate waterways that form the magnificent Marlborough Sounds.
Punakaiki and Shantytown
Drive one of the world's most scenic roads and relive the old West Coast mining days.