A new approach to New Zealand scenic rail travel

A new approach to New Zealand scenic rail travel

Great Journeys New Zealand is excited to present our fresh approach to exploring the country by rail. Our new all-inclusive, fully-guided train and coach tours offer you the perfect balance of luxury and adventure.

World of WearableArt®

World of WearableArt®

We both put the world’s best on show.

TranzAlpine: a journey to pounamu country

TranzAlpine: a journey to pounamu country

Guest blogger Jacqui Gibson describes why off-season is a great time to jump aboard the TranzAlpine train and how this scenic rail journey has the added allure of introducing travellers to the magical world of New Zealand greenstone.

Experience Auckland like a local

Experience Auckland like a local

So whether you’re there to relax, or you’re up for some light adventuring, Auckland is sure to get you going. To make planning your getaway easy, we’ve outlined some of the best things to do in Auckland that are sure to leave a lasting impression.

Christchurch has the kids covered

Christchurch has the kids covered

The garden city has a bounty of fun on offer for children of all ages — even the big kid in you. So if you’re looking for things to do in New Zealand or some school holiday ideas, we’ve put together our top five family fun activities you and the kids can

A romantic getaway to remember

A romantic getaway to remember

Marlborough is just a short 30-minute drive from the Picton Ferry Terminal, the region includes small towns such as Renwick, Wairua, Havelock, and of course, the beautiful town of Blenheim. It’s home to breathtaking scenery, some of New Zealand’s finest v

A long weekend in Christchurch

A long weekend in Christchurch

It’s often said that a day or two isn’t enough to discover this South Island wonder and we've got a plan to prove it. So without further ado, here’s our pick of the best things to do in Christchurch.

Discover a new New Zealand

Discover a new New Zealand

The energy of the Kaikōura earthquake in 2016 triggered 100,000 landslides and uplifted 80km of coastline. But as nature’s power destroys, it also creates, and some incredible scenery has emerged from the devastation.

See the best of New Zealand by train

See the best of New Zealand by train

The journey takes a minimum of three days, but you can extend it as long as you want. And with a number of incredible places to check out along the way, we’d recommend putting aside a few more. After all, it’s less about the destination and more about the

The TranzAlpine™ - A no fuss family getaway

The TranzAlpine™ - A no fuss family getaway

Stretching from the South Island’s East to West coast, the incredible TranzAlpine scenic train is one of the best ways to see the South Island. And we’ve got a stack of reasons to prove it. So read on for those, plus a bunch of tips when travelling with k