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Come to the coolest little capital in the world, in one of the coolest ways possible.

Wellington is known for its funky bars and lively restaurants, its glistening waterfront, the many marvels of Te Papa... the list goes on. And what better way to get there and experience it all, than on the Northern Explorer train. We’ve even arranged accommodation for you at Rydges Hotel - just a stone’s throw from Wellington Railway Station, right in the vibrant heart of the city.

Whether you want to travel to and from Wellington by train or make your own arrangements to get home, we have a package option to suit. 

Capital Break

From $245 per person (share twin)

Ex Auckland, 1 April 2014 – 31 March 2015

  • Travel to Wellington one way, on the Northern Explorer train
  • Accommodation including breakfast at Rydges Hotel
  • Up to four nights accommodation can be booked
  • Train departs Auckland every Monday, Thursday and Saturday

Capital Weekend Break

From $593 per person (share twin)

Ex Auckland, 1 April 2014 – 31 March 2015

  • Travel between Auckland and Wellington on the Northern Explorer train
  • Three nights accommodation including breakfast at the Rydges Hotel
  • Departs Auckland Thursdays and Saturdays

Package Terms & Conditions

Itinerary

Capital Break

Package departs Auckland on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays  
   
Depart Auckland train station 7.50 am
Arrive Wellington train station 6.25 pm
One nights accommodation at Rydges Wellington including breakfast  
Up to four nights accommodation may be booked

 

Capital Weekend Break

Package departs Auckland on Thursdays and Saturdays  
   
Depart Auckland train station 7.50 am
Arrive Wellington train station 6.25 pm
Three nights accommodation at Rydges Wellington including breakfast  
Return to Wellington train station 7.35 am
Train departs Wellington train station 7.55 am
Arrive Auckland train station 6.45 pm