Explore New Zealand with a Scenic Rail Pass
that allows you to travel on New Zealand national long distance passenger rail
network which includes - the Auckland to Wellington train, the
Christchurch to Picton train and the Christchurch to Greymouth train.
The Scenic Rail Pass is designed for the independent traveller, families
or small groups, who want to get the best out of their New Zealand
holiday and experience New Zealand's unique beauty and benefits of train
You can travel between the North and South Islands with ease as your
pass includes travel on a Cook Strait ferry between Wellington and
To help you to plan your Scenic Rail Pass travel, there are a range of
suggest travel itineraries, that will give you an unique experience of
New Zealand's scenic regions from the the farming lands, the volcanic
plateau and river gorges of the North Island, the beautiful Marlborough
Sounds whilst on a Cook Strait ferry travelling between the North and
South Islands, the wine growing regions of Marlborough, the rugged coast
line for the Kaikoura's and the alpine scenery of the Southern Alps of
the South Island.
You can also make online accommodation and sightseeing reservations of
the various stopover destinations contained in each travel itinerary.
All suggested travel itineraries have been design to meet the validity
requirements of your Scenic Rail Pass.
You can add to your Scenic Rail Pass travel, a
'Hop On/Hop Off' bus/ferry pass
for travel to or from Greymouth to Queenstown, Milford Sound, Te
Anau, Invercargill and Christchurch or from Auckland to Paihia in
the beautiful Bay of Islands and the thermal wonderland of Rotorua
or purchase 'Point to Point' bus tickets,
for any onward travel from Greymouth, Christchurch, Wellington,
Palmerston North, Hamilton, Rotorua or Auckland
to other destinations within New Zealand, with fares starting from NZ$1.00.
You add to your Scenic Rail Pass travel, a range of optional independent touring travel packages
Christchurch to Queenstown
Auckland, ranging from 3 days to 7 days, if you wish to continue
your journey around New Zealand.