Best Winter Getaways in New Zealand
Whether you’re an adventure enthusiast or a leisure seeker, New Zealand has something to offer for everyone during the colder months.
Tales from the Tours: Part 2 | Wellington to Christchurch
Part 2 of our trilogy follows the New Zealand Highlights tour as it meanders south from Wellington to Christchurch.
Tales from the Tours: Part 1 | Auckland to Wellington
Explore New Zealand aboard an all new Rail Tour experience, travelling from Auckland to Queenstown and everything in between.
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.
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
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
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
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
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