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Explore New Zealand's spectacular scenery and fascinating history with a train tour of New Zealand. Relax in comfort and class on a New Zealand rail tour while you discover our amazing land. GUIDEPOST RAIL TOURS have a range of tours that inlcude train journeys. We can also book the  individual journeys and rail passes for independent travellers.

Travel through New Zealand's unique landscapes, with the views from The Overlander train showing you diverse countryside and volcanic region of the North Island; towering viaducts, spectacular gorges, hidden valleys, to the rugged coastline of the South Island, seen from the TranzCoastal train between Picton and Christchurch or the mountain scenery between Christchurch and Greymouth from the TranzAlpine train.

For more information on New Zealand rail travel and bookings on the tours below, contact our expert rail consultants on 1300 733323

Tours incorporating train travel in New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND RAIL CRUISE & COACH - Ultimate 19 day tour

  Ultimate luxury coach travel with regular departures - This 19 day New Zealand Rail and Coach Holiday takes in 5 breathtaking rail journeys and 4 spectacular cruises including an exclusive overnight cruise on the recently launched Ipipiri in the Bay of Islands.  Our itinerary has many extras not in standard two island tours of New Zealand. We have included plenty of highlights so you can see the magnificent scenery away from the highways on backroads and spectacular train journeys.  Contact Guidepost Discovery Tours.  (Guidepost-GPac)

Great Trains of New Zealand

KIWI RAIL SCENIC TRAIN JOURNEYS

 Discover New Zealand by rail with the Scenic Rail pass. The All Services Pass allows travel on the Northern Explorer, Coastal Pacific, TranzAlpine and Interislander Ferries. (RTkts)

THE OVERLANDER

The Overlander is a train journey through the heart of the North Island travelling between Auckland, New Zealand's largest city and home of the Sky Tower, to Wellington, New Zealand's arts and culture capital.

THE TRANZCOASTAL

The TranzCoastal train travels between the delightful port of Picton and Christchurch - the South Island's largest city. This journey is a scenic feast, with the Kaikoura mountain ranges on one side of your train and the rugged Pacific Ocean coastline on the other.

THE TRANZALPINE

The TranzAlpine train travels between Christchurch and Greymouth, from one coast of New Zealand to the other. From your carriage you'll see the fields of the Canterbury Plains and farmland, followed by the gorges and river valleys of the Waimakariri River. The train then climbs through the spectacular Southern Alps.

Helpful information on travelling by rail in new Zealand

TRANZ SCENIC RAIL JOURNEYS IN NZ

Discover New Zealand's breathtaking scenery with a Tranz Scenic Journey, combining comfort with quality onboard facilities. Tranz Scenic trains take you past chiselled mountains, idyllic beaches, steaming volcanoes, fast flowing rivers and crystal lakes. Contact Guidepost Rail for schedules and reservations. (RailTkts)


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