7 Best Places To Visit In New Zealand In Autumn
Whether you want to go hiking in the sunshine or cosy up for a warm meal, here are the very best spots to witness the country's changing seasons
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.
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.
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.
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
15 Instagrammable places on The Great Journeys of New Zealand
Travelling New Zealand by train and ferry unlocks a world of unimaginable beauty as you carve through spectacular terrain. There are plenty of opportunities to take photographs of lakes, gorges and mountain ranges through the panoramic windows but, if you
Is the TranzAlpine™ train really the journey of a lifetime?
“Dramatic”, “beautiful”, “stunning.” All these words have been used to describe the TranzAlpine train. Does this ring true for Kiwis who've not experienced this world-famous journey?
A blissful escape to Lake Brunner
Serenely situated between bush-covered mountains with camera-ready panoramic views, Lake Brunner has been known as simply the largest lake in the northwestern South Island. However, with its envious year-round fishing conditions, numerous water activities
West Coast Family Adventure
We challenged YouTube Vlogger Mr Izzyboy to take a journey on the TranzAlpine to the West Coast with his family. Did he enjoy the journey? Sit back and watch his adventure unfold.
Must see sights from Coastal Pacific trains
The Coastal Pacific scenic train runs from Christchurch to Picton return Saturdays and Sundays throughout winter, and covers some of New Zealand’s most beautiful, unique, and geographically amazing landscapes.